The 28th International Youth Forum, South Korea: One of the most valuable experiences of my life – Nalini Mittal

The 28th International Youth Forum, South Korea: One of the most valuable experiences of my life – Nalini Mittal

The 28th International Youth Forum was a week-long program that conglomerated individuals from various backgrounds, nationalities, and ideas to address the very relevant issue of strengthening regional cooperation by youth exchange.

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I am going home with an experience I would not trade for anything and with friends from 5 countries around the world – Marcy Golden (23 years old, Canada)

I am going home with an experience I would not trade for anything and with friends from 5 countries around the world – Marcy Golden (23 years old, Canada)

When I first got to Dharamshala to meet up with my FSL-India volunteer group, I had no idea what to expect. I had read about the culture and the project we would be working on, but nothing could have prepared me for the experience I would have during my stay there.

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To create a sustainable community and motivate kids to overcome stage fear

To create a sustainable community and motivate kids to overcome stage fear

FSL-India organized a work camp from 11th-24th September 2017 at our Centre for Experiential Living- Kundapura. The theme of the work camp was Sustainable Agriculture, Yoga, Culture & Kids.

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A visit from the officials of the Consulate General of Germany, Bangalore

A visit from the officials of the Consulate General of Germany, Bangalore

On the 13th of September, Mr. Martin Rohlmann, Cultural Officer and Mrs. Sujata Sundaram, Officer – Economic Affairs and PR,  from the Consulate General of Germany, Bangalore visited FSL-India, Bangalore.

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World Heritage Volunteers’ Camp – Natural Heritage Conservation at The Great Himalayan National Park, Kullu

World Heritage Volunteers’ Camp – Natural Heritage Conservation at The Great Himalayan National Park, Kullu

In this camp, FSL-India had 6 international volunteers from different parts of the world, i.e. England, Italy, Belgium, Canada, South Korea and the Russian Federation. The volunteers worked with GHNP officials in Sainj Wildlife Range, at an eco village called Rapa, from 10th August-28th September, 2017.

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EIL, Spain – Summer IT Camp on Computer Literacy & Lab/ Culture at Kundapur – 14th Aug-3rd Sep 2017

EIL, Spain – Summer IT Camp on Computer Literacy & Lab/ Culture at Kundapur – 14th Aug-3rd Sep 2017

“Many people need an experience like this to realize what we have” – Yassin, “If I could do it again, I will be very happy” – Aitor, “The smiles of the kids will be forever in my heart” – Azahara, “I can’t imagine a better way to have spent this summer” – Alejandra

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Our senses were awakened – Sara Aparicio Melquiades, Team Leader–Spain re EIL Summer Teen Camp on Women Empowerment, Bangalore & Mysore

Our senses were awakened – Sara Aparicio Melquiades, Team Leader–Spain re EIL Summer Teen Camp on Women Empowerment, Bangalore & Mysore

These 3 weeks (12th July-2nd August 2017) started with many expectations, excitement and lots of energy to work, learn and help a bit in the local community. Of course, the expectations we had were totally wrong, and India had way more things to offer as we could have ever imagined.

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Visit of Honourable Minister for Youth Empowerment & Sports, Karnataka to FSL-India’s Centre for Experiential Living, Kundapur

Visit of Honourable Minister for Youth Empowerment & Sports, Karnataka to FSL-India’s Centre for Experiential Living, Kundapur

It is a great pleasure for FSL-India to let everyone know that Shri Pramodh Madhvaraj, our Honourable Minister for Youth Empowerment & Sports, Karnataka, visited us on Thursday 7th September 2017, at our Centre for Experiential Living, Kundapur.

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Tree plantation in the community through ‘Trees for India!’

Tree plantation in the community through ‘Trees for India!’

Hello, everyone! Greetings from CEL (FSL-India’s Centre for Experiential Living), Kundapur!

Here we are with some updates on a new plantation in the community through the initiative called ‘Trees for India’. Through this program, FSL-India aims to do plantations in the local community, while these plantations are sponsored by others.

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