At this time of extreme winter in Vrindavan, it’s a blessing for the underprivileged children to receive a blanket knitted with love and compassion. This initiative was called Knitathon 2018-2019 in which the world’s largest blanket of 3949 square meters was knitted with the help of a huge team of over 400 volunteers from 26 different nationalities living in UAE. The blanket was comprised of over 3200 smaller blankets with a hand-written heart placed on each to symbolize the warmth of love. These blankets were then distributed to poor children worldwide, proving that small efforts can make a massive impact. More than 300 blankets were donated and distributed to the girls at Sandipani Muni School, girls who have a single parent or whose parents earning is almost next to nothing. The gifts were received with lots of appreciation from families who cannot afford any winter clothes. We are grateful to […]
Hello! We are sharing a few pictures of our heroes braving the jungles of Costa Rica during the initial 2 days of the Challenge. In the first two days, they have completed their initial journey of about 30 kilometers. Please keep supporting our courageous heroes, share your love and make your valuable contribution towards this wonderful Challenge by donating. Visit http://www.fflv.org/rupas-costa-rica-challenge/ to DONATE. Seven days have gone by since the Costa Rica Challenge started and we are three days short to complete the task ahead. I would like to share Reshma’s experience, one of FFLV supporters who is also a trekker in this rather extreme challenge. “Costa Rica is a beautiful country with its vivid flora and fauna. The long grueling journey has seen untouched, rugged terrain with simple and basic infrastructure. The camping has been challenging, with very basic sleeping and hygiene facilities and no electricity in most […]
On the 9th of September, we were honored to have JCI Royal Mathura, a group of young leaders and entrepreneurs promoting personal development and social service skills, affiliated to a worldwide federation called Junior Chamber International (JCI). The group came to host a TALENT HUNT PROGRAM at Sandipani Muni School, FFLV in order to celebrate Jaycee (a member of a Junior Chamber of Commerce) week. The students of SMS amazed the audience by their magnificent performances in a variety of styles such as Classical dance, Martial Arts performance, Odissi (folk) dance and Yoga shows. JCI Royal Mathura group rewarded the best 3 students from each performance by giving them a prize. The group also expressed their wish to allow our students to showcase their talent at the national and international level by participating in future events.