Category: Blog

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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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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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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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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Education in India
Education is not the preparation for life; education is life itself – John Dewey Talking about growth and development in our country, there are numerous ways that are discussed and [...]
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Bringing about change through Education
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all – Aristotle Change is essential for humans to grow and for them to look out for better opportunities. [...]
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Illiteracy: A curse to Humanity
Better to lose a book to a child, than to lose a child to illiteracy – Richard Allington Illiteracy in India has always been a talking point. Illiteracy being the [...]
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