Author: umang

Your Ship, Don’t Let it Sink | Deepali Pandya
Let me start by sharing a recent dialogue between two friends: Friend 1(stressed): I am very upset as I am jobless as my airlines got closed, I am 50,  have [...]
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“The best way to find yourself is when you give yourself for the service of…
I did my first workshop on increasing focus and meditation at Our Lady’s Home School at Dadar as part of Umang Foundation Trust’s outreach program. One of my most amazing [...]
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A two-way education -Anna Abraham
Although I enrolled as a volunteer to the Umang Foundation Trust as a requirement from the college I attend, it truly proved to be a fruitful experience. My very first [...]
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Umang : The feeling of happiness
It is said that “Giving is not just about making a donation, it is about making a difference”. Wanting to make a difference, I joined the Umang Foundation Trust as [...]
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CHRISTMAS COMES TO MDC HOME!
It is said that ‘Happiness does not result from what we have, but from what we give.’ However, it doesn’t always have to be the material things that we could give [...]
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BE A SANTA FOR THE LESS FORTUNATE
“Christmas is about giving from the heart more than giving from the store.”   It was a freezing December night before Christmas where a family of four sat on the roadside: [...]
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Be Good to Yourself: Self Help for your Menstruation
While there are ailments which do require the assistance of health professionals, there are many good habits that can bring comfort during menstruation which apply to all phases of the [...]
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10 Tips on Menstrual Hygiene and Sanitation
-Dr. Mugdha Raut The future generation of mankind depends on healthy parents – the man and the woman. We only talk about rural areas’ hygiene, but there is so much [...]
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Why is Society Scared of Menstruators?
– By Dr. Ishmeet Nagpal We live in a world where menstruation is guarded like a dirty secret. We call it chums, wo din, my days, in short “that which must [...]
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Menstruation Matters
In a recent study involving nearly 100,000 girls in India, almost half of them did not know about menstruation until the first time they got their period. Many girls think that they [...]
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Showcase your Skills and Talents
“Hard work without talent is a shame, but talent without hard work is a tragedy.” Talent is a commodity that some say is God-given. We talk about the beauty and [...]
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Be Kind, Feed A Stray
Many complain of dog nuisance, how strays have bitten their children, chased them around or have attacked them. While we need to be protective of our children, the fact is that these [...]
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10 Ways to modify our teaching patterns
One of the most prevailing challenges are now coming in the public consciousness: We need to change just about everything. Whether scientific advances, technology breakthroughs, new political and economic structures, [...]
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How Volunteering changes lives
The truth about our society is that even though technology improves our daily life and we have hundreds of different social media sites. People are always working, or simply always [...]
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Involving Parents in the Education of Their Children
When parents are involved in their children’s education, both children and parents are likely to benefit. Researchers report that parent participation in their children’s schooling frequently: enhances children’s self-esteem improves [...]
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Women: Shaping our future
It gives me immense pleasure to share my experience for session conducted on International Women’s Day organized by Umang Foundation Trust. Everything about celebration is what I came across that [...]
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Every child deserves better!
It was one afternoon when team Umang asked me to come and do a motivational session for the SSC students at Vakola English High School. I wasn’t wondering what would [...]
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Women Health Sanitation and Hygiene Education
Women Health Sanitation and Hygiene Education is one topic that is hardly spoken about among women. When it comes to discussing about issues of mother in laws or cooking, it [...]
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Teaching the poor
A poor teacher complains, an average teacher explains, a good teacher teaches, a great teacher inspires. – Hosur Narasimhaiah   Mostly people from the less privileged background too are distinctive [...]
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Learning Patterns of Children
Never stop learning, Because life never stops teaching. As a parent or a teacher, the first thing that we want to know about a child is the way he/she can [...]
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