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We trek up the hills

And then down the banks

Heavy burden? But God has given us strong shoulders too πŸ˜‰

The smiles never fade away πŸ™‚

Let’s join hands and trot along

We reach the destination and so do the Vanavasis

The Joy ofΒ  Giving

And then we all pose together πŸ™‚Β  Hmmm .. we r one big family πŸ™‚

Then we head to another village

Drawing energy from the SUN

Ghar Ghar mein Sun Tan tana tan

The volunteers have some fun with the plough

The children pose πŸ™‚

And so does the calfΒ  8)

Cricket is a favourite everywhere πŸ˜‰

We visit a school and distribute school kits

The kids are so excited πŸ™‚ They check it out immediately πŸ˜‰

This school has a budding artist

Another day, another school; the same purpose though!

Back to the good old school days πŸ™‚ We stand in line for the flag hoisting πŸ™‚

Jhanda ooncha rahe Hamara [May our flag soar high in the sky]

Devenderji hoisting the flag.Β  Hats off to his spirits at this age! He trekked up every single peak with us! He took the load off my hands and asked me to click pics leisurely while he carried them !?!

Bharat Mata ki Jai πŸ™‚

The students sing and chant while we distribute bags. Look @ their concentration on what they are doing!

They exhibit their talents with the javelin!

And our volunteers try to exhibit their’s πŸ˜‰

Students vs Sevaks

All work and no fun – just not our cup of tea πŸ˜‰

Picasso in the making!

Janani Janma-bhoomi-scha Swargadapi Gariyasi [Mother and Motherland are superior to Heaven]

Mother India

We inaugurated a library here – 400 books is what we had carried.

@ The activity centers – Kids come here after school to relax, refresh and read

They sing


They dance

They chant

Heyy Naughty Boy πŸ˜‰

The kids are so happy with the kits. They start sticking labels already πŸ™‚

All of us say a prayer before dinner, thanking the Lord for all that we have

At the end of the day, this is what keeps us going πŸ™‚ The smiles say it all πŸ™‚

Join hands to build India πŸ™‚

Jai Hind!