Mental Health for a happy childhood!

Written by: Ananya Shetty, Intern UPAY When India went on lockdown in March, many of us were “prisoned” into our homely abodes, and these children had no place to call home but the streets. Helplines that received two hundred thousand phone calls a week now received three hundred thousand calls from anxious children. The pandemicContinue reading “Mental Health for a happy childhood!”

Teachers- Assisting Discovery

Written By: Prem Priyesh गुरुर ब्रह्मा गुरुर विष्णु गुरुर देवो महेश्वरः गुरुः साक्षात्परब्रह्मा तस्मै श्री गुरुवे नमः Guru Stotram by Adi Shankaracharya The Sanskrit shloka means that Guru is the representative of Brahma, Vishnu & Shiva. He creates and sustains knowledge and destroys the weeds of ignorance. Ignorance of literacy as well as proper conduct.Continue reading “Teachers- Assisting Discovery”

Where there is a will, there’s a way!

This post is for people who are looking for something positive, for a change. This post wants to demonstrate that where there is a will, there is a way.The story started when the entire country went into lockdown and all schools and colleges were shut. While some children were happy that their schools and collegesContinue reading “Where there is a will, there’s a way!”

Online Kaksha mein new Shiksha!

By: Sajitha Kareem (Center Head, UPAY Bangalore) It’s time to gear up for online classes, something which is going to be the new normal apart from masks and social distancing norms these days. A smart Phone survey? Done. Internet connection? Checked. WhatsApp video test call? Done. Teachers? Ready. Students? Ready. All set for the firstContinue reading “Online Kaksha mein new Shiksha!”

Virtual Setup for underprivileged children: How prepared are we?

By: Swasti Tiwari (Intern, UPAY) Abundant opportunities are subsisting in society today. Most of these are predominantly the prerogative of the privileged section. The under-resourced strata still lack them. The proliferation of the Corona Virus has worsened the situation. Closure of schools might protect the school kids from COVID-19, but their impact is going toContinue reading “Virtual Setup for underprivileged children: How prepared are we?”