An act of Kindness can transform someone’s life

Written by: Riya Singh Standing with people is sometimes more important than standing up for them. Sometimes, our actions contradict our intentions because we get torn between what is right and what can be the solution for a particular situation. UPAY volunteers faced a similar dilemma when they came to the rescue of Payal.  Payal is an ordinary-looking 10-year-oldContinue reading “An act of Kindness can transform someone’s life”

Bas 5 Minut! for your everyday Mental Health

Written by: Anna Abraham Despite living in a world thriving on globalization and progressive ideals, mental health is still a topic of shame and humiliation. It is still considered a taboo and does not receive the appropriate candor it should.  In a developing country like India, where progressivism and backwardness run side by side, mentalContinue reading “Bas 5 Minut! for your everyday Mental Health”

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!”

The COVID-19 oubreak and UPAY’S quest to fight the ordeal

Ever since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the entire world is grappling with the health tragedy. The situation initially seemed under control, but later the fury the pandemic created has left the world into shackles. Every country is trying to level its best to get the situation under control. Though things seem far from normalContinue reading “The COVID-19 oubreak and UPAY’S quest to fight the ordeal”

Fighting the Corona Crisis

As the world is battling against the novel Coronavirus, Government of India announced closure of all institutions. Following the orders by State and Central authorities our operations were suspended from 22nd March with immediate effect. The next thing which came unexpectedly was the announcement of the lockdown for the next 21 days. Since all ourContinue reading “Fighting the Corona Crisis”