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Life Skills and Fun – Walk hand in hand

An Enthusiastic and fun-loving Saurabh, who is pursuing his Masters in Communication from Christ University and is  an intern with us. He volunteered to come for a Dream Funday and shares about his experience being with the children and learning something new. "I had the exposure and opportunity to forget about the peer pressures and targets of life and get lost in the woods of happiness and laughter." "From the onset of the day I was quite excited

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What A Day! At a Dream Funday

A very humble person, always willing to share her time for others and to interact and help develop life skills in the lives young people - meet Sindu Vikram, a volunteer who has been associated with Dream A Dream for the past 6 months and has been part of various volunteering activity especially our Dream Fundays. She is self- employed and lives in Bangalore. Read on as she talks to us about her experience of change at recent Dream Fundays. "What

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Volunteering to make the heart whole again – My Story of Change

  Read on as Prarthana Ramesh, a fun, smiling and caring three time camp volunteer tells us in her own words about her Dream Outdoor Experiential Camp Experience and how she "learnt to smile more."    “You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.”                       ~ John Lennon [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="300"] Camp is fun![/caption] "Three

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Dreaming of positive paths for India’s youth

  "Empowering youth to initiate positive steps in their lives not only makes for better individuals but better communities as well." - an article on the Urb.im community network featuring Dream A Dream's work towards a more inclusive community. Read more here.   *The Urb.im network is a global community working for just and inclusive cities. It connects practitioners in 12 cities and throughout the world to establish an international

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Dream, any Dream you want – My Story of Change

The enthusiastic, bright and fun-loving Zhong from Singapore interned with us for 2 months as she was part of our programmes and an important takeaway for her from the internship was, "Dream, any dream that you want, and then make it happen." Hear her talk about her experience of change at our Dream Fundays...   [caption id="attachment_1777" align="alignright" width="300"] My favourite times with the children on the Dream A Dream bus!"[/caption]

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Dream A Dream’s Majja Run photo-story.

Dream A Dream ran the Majja Run on 19th May, 2013 at the TCS World 10K Bangalore alongside other 23000 runners. Supported by a total of 80 runners (in various categories) who ran for us, it was a day of fun, excitement, craziness, dancing, screaming in Dream A Dream style, and a lots of other things that truly made it a Majja run. A Sunday morning could not have been any better than this. Have a look at the photos from the day to get a glimpse of

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Tour de Smiles

  Thank you all once again for all the support towards our cause and event “Tour de Smiles" We unlocked a total of 972 smiles through this event with your support.This will help support 81 young people and children through one year of the Life Skills Programmes. We would like to inform you that the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place prize winners have been compiled based on the number of smiles they have raised. The gifts are as a token of appreciation

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Dream Graduation 2013

It was a day of pride, fun, celebration; it was a big day- it was, “Dream Graduation Day”. 252 graduates from our partner schools and NGOs who completed a year in Dream Life Skills Development Programmes were felicitated this day. Preparations for the event had begun well ahead of time. Everyone was engaged in making the event a grand success; facilitators created beautiful illustrations and designs, volunteers supported in almost everything,

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“Funday” at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC), Bangalore

On Jan 31, 2013, we took 35 children from Excellent English School to Microsoft Technology Center (MTC), Bangalore for the “Corporate Funday” programme. As excited the children were, volunteers echoed an equal state of energy and enthusiasm too. Their coming together for “Fun” made everyone’s “Day” and that is what the idea of a “Funday” is; let volunteers and children engage, forget everything else and just- have FUN ! How the

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“A Journey called Dream A Dream” – Upasana Sharma

When I was asked to write about my experience at Dream A Dream, I sat down and I thought. I thought on what I wanted to tell people about, what they already didn't know. And I figured it out. It's changing lives. It's making the world a better place. It’s teaching the youth of today, the teachers and artists of tomorrow. It's giving them the right values, the right skills. It's teaching them to believe in themselves- to dream. On my first day at

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