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Wednesday: July 16th 2009- Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, Bangalore editions of the Times of India

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Teach India: Over!!??

I was super excited about the teaching  English sessions organized by the Kotak Education Foundation (KEF)….the first few weeks were good…and then I think the NGO lost control somewhere…Volunteers would come…but the kids did not turn up…kids would come volunteers … Continue reading

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Teach India: Week 9

After a hiatus of almost over a month I finally had my teach India session today with the kids… The NGO tried to get better organized and gave a set of questions and structure to the entire session…..well since I … Continue reading

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Teach India – Week 8

If anyone is by any chance actually following my posts you would notice I have skipped “Teach India -Week 7”. This is cause I missed the session as I was tied up with something else…however it was not a teaching … Continue reading

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Teach India : Week 6

Finally had a good session with the kids after a 4 week break! I had almost forgotten what it is like to go there and go there and teach….1 month is a very long time!I was honestly quite lazy to … Continue reading

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Teach India : Week 5 – A Disappointment…:-(

I went all enthused for the Teach India session today after two weeks of holidays (Rakhee /Janamastmi Saturdays) only to be disappointed. There was some program going on in school and barely any children turned up. So today there were … Continue reading

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Teach India : Week 4

Last Saturday was my 4th week of teaching the children. I took three batches of children instead of the normal two batches! I had a total of 9 children this week. Batch 1- Soheil and Rupesh Soheil is a very … Continue reading

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Volunteering experience: Teach India!

“Me Shaaret Marathi Sheekli…pan mala marati bolut yeat nahi” “I learnt Marathi in school but I cannot really speak the language!” Although Marati is the local language…not knowing Marathi has not hampered my progress in life…but if I did not … Continue reading

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Teach India – Week 3!

This Saturday was the 3rd week in my teach India program and I was really looking forward to meeting my kiddo’s again. A girl from Kotak education foundation called me to confirm what time I would like to come. I … Continue reading

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Some Concerns shared by Volunteers at the Teach India Initiative

It is natural to have apprehensions when we start something new. All the volunteers who were a part of the program had reservations, concerns and problems when they initially started interacting with the student. This post will list out some … Continue reading

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