“Think Pink Bengaluru” is the students’ service learning initiative at the Department of Social Work, at Christ University, Bangalore. On 20th March 2018, in collaboration with FSL-India’s Youth Development Programme, Bangalore they organised an awareness booth: ‘Early Warning Signs of Breast Cancer’, at the university’s main campus.
My name is Gitanjali Srinivas and I am a volunteer with the German Red Cross through FSL-India’s Outbound program.
In the month of April 2018, FSL-India LTV Bangalore region organized a Cultural Event (CE) at Mysore zone for 3 of our volunteers, under a different theme – Cooking.
Although the living environment and quality was not the best among all the countries we could choose in LEAD Pro, we don’t regret having chosen India as our first priority since we truly believe that we couldn’t have had such a lot of memorable and treasurable experiences in other countries.
Julian Hofler from AFS-Germany, a volunteer of FSL-India at Sri Chayadevi Trust, Mysore participated in a TV Show named Family Power, hosted by Colors, a Kannada TV channel, which was telecast at 9:00 pm, on 7th April, 2018.
On the 4th and 5th of April 2018, the Environment Education and Open Camp volunteers from FSL- India, conducted a painting activity for environmental awareness at Mavinakatte Primary School.
Michael Bogatzki, AFS-Germany’s Program Director 18+ and Sigrid, his wife visited our Centre for Experiential Living (CEL) at Kundapur, along with Rakesh Soans, President of FSL-India, on 16th March, 2018.
On 3rd April 2018, Manjesh, FSL-India’s Field Officer and Emily, a volunteer from Belgium visited the Govt Primary School in Mavinakatte. They conducted a session on Water & Sanitation, with around 20 children participating from the school.
In the month of April 2018, FSL-India, Kundapur hosted 15 Long Term Volunteers, i.e. 9 from Germany, 1 from Sweden and 5 from Finland at our CEL (Centre for Experiential Living), Kundapur.
In the month of March 2018, FSL-India’s LTV Bangalore region organized a Cultural Event (CE) at Mysore, Bangalore, and Pondicherry zone, under different themes.
On the 26th and 27th of March 2018 we, the Environment Education volunteers from FSL- India, did our first awareness painting in Neralakatte.
In August 2017, I came to India along with around 50 other volunteers from American Field Service-Germany and Experiment Germany. I was placed in a project close to Pondicherry, together with one more volunteer.
At the end of March, FSL-India’s Centre for Experiential Living (CEL), Kundapura celebrated Women’s Day together with 28 women from the local community, staff and volunteers. This was sponsored by the Spanish Foundation, “Recogida de fondos por India”