Vinay Reddy KS | KMC Manipal (2016-2021) An ancient Sanskrit quote says, "With knowledge comes responsibility". As part of Akshara I always believed it was this responsibility that I was working towards. To give back to the community in small ways I can afford to. But the time constraint always made it an incomplete effort… Continue reading Evenings at Chiguru
Category: Volunteer Speaks
An Investment in the Future – National Science Day 2018
Shreya Tapaswi | School of Life Sciences (2016-2020) Every year 28th February is observed as the National Science Day in India. The purpose of the day is to pay a tribute to the discovery of the Raman effect by Sir C V Raman and promote science. The theme for this year was “Science and Technology… Continue reading An Investment in the Future – National Science Day 2018
Manipal Marathon : Carnival de Manipal
I feel nostalgic to write this. I don’t know if words can do justice to describe VSO in few lines since I call it my "Family". I cannot put it in enough words to describe my experience working for the Manipal marathon and the carnival. It was almost the time for me to bid good-bye… Continue reading Manipal Marathon : Carnival de Manipal
From Kannada Gothila to Hegiddira – Speaking Kannada
Volunteering to serve others in whatever small way possible gives that self satisfaction that is mostly inexplicable. Me being no different, from when I was little I would help out in social events and causes in whatever way I could. The environment I grew up in, was such. After coming to the mini cosmo that… Continue reading From Kannada Gothila to Hegiddira – Speaking Kannada
The Spirit of Volunteering
How would you live your life? asks Soumee Sengupta in this piece about the spirit of Volunteering! Read on!
The Yuletide Spirit
Akshara, is one of VSO's most recent initiatives. The first of its kind thrice a week project has an intriguing story behind it. Read on to hear it!
I still remember my first visit to Bijapur Colony very vividly. As a person who had never been to a slum, I was quite skeptical about what my role as a volunteer would be and I had various thoughts running through my mind while I stood there gazing at the other volunteers at the assembly… Continue reading The Smile
The thought of involving in a volunteer service itself gives overjoying emotions, not only does it has an optimistic impact on the society, but also gives one a sense of purpose. Volunteer Services Organisation, gave me the opportunity to give in the most simplest of ways to help anyone in need. VSO was a platform… Continue reading Little Efforts
My VSO Family
Zuoo Chi Yap, writes on her family during her 2 years in Manipal. No points for guessing what it is!
It all began in mid 2007...