The Illiteracy Dilemma in India by Aisiri Haritsa, Grade 8, Ekya School BTM Layout

The illiteracy dilemma in India I think illiteracy is the root cause of most of the problems faced by us in India as only 66% of our population is literate. When I say ‘literacy’ it is not just the ability...

/ August 2, 2018

“The Things Kids Say” – by Ms. Kavitha Mandana, Ekya Learning Centre

The best part about book readings at schools is the surprise element. No two readings are ever the same, and kids invariably pick up on things that we adults think of as totally unimportant. For an ‘Expert Talk’ a few...

/ August 1, 2018

Best Friends – Ananya Milak, Grade X, Ekya JP Nagar

A best friend is someone who makes you laugh… even when you think you will never smile again. There are many people who come into your life but only a special few make a place in your heart. They leave...

/ August 1, 2018

The ‘YES’ behind each ‘NO’ – Ms. Mathangi Rajasekaran, Teacher At Ekya School JP Nagar

How often have you received a NO for one or more of these questions or requests? Several times? What do we start feeling when the ‘door’ of ‘No’ is closed on us? Our feelings open up — embarrassment, anger, sadness,...

/ August 1, 2018

Completing the Grueling Everest Marathon – Expert Talk by Taher Merchant, at Ekya School ITPL

Long distance running is a very taxing sport for most individuals who have tried it. For an average human, running even one kilometre is like a workout, and running five kilometres or ten kilometres may seem like an insurmountable task....

/ July 30, 2018

Sketches from Ekya School ITPL – July 2018

Sketches from Ekya School ITPL Pavitra Ankesh, Grade XII ‘A’ Nethra Gopinath, Grade VI ‘B’ Karthika M Satyanarayanan, Grade XII ‘B’ More stories from our schools Read how students from Ekya School ITPL raised Rs. 30,000 to fund eye-surgeries through their service-learning...

/ July 28, 2018

Guilt – Poem By Arshia Puri, Grade VI, Ekya JP Nagar

Guilt   How can I face this Guilt Thrown to tattered minds How will I survive It makes me thrash and thrive A dagger pierced through my heart Breaking my soul into parts Destroying my only life Leaving me dreading...

/ July 25, 2018

Shield – Poem By Mahashree Gautam Das, Grade VI, Ekya JP Nagar

Shield There is always one shield in our lives. Who shields us from all the flying knives? Who forgives all our lies? Yes, we always have that one shield in our lives It’s stronger than a diamond It’s stronger than...

/ July 25, 2018

How? – Poem By Saanvi Kulkarni, Grade VI, Ekya JP Nagar

HOW??? Grass grows, trees sway The ground gets covered in snowflakes Birds chirp, kittens meow And all I wonder is ‘How’? Now cars honk, buses drive Smoke flies, lakes dry No birds chirp anymore And all I wonder is ‘Why’?...

/ July 25, 2018

Grandparents’ Day At Ekya JP Nagar

A grandparent is someone with silver in their hair and gold in their hearts… Grandparents are your partners in crime, someone who helps and loves you unconditionally. Someone who lets you do so much more than what your parents allow....

/ July 24, 2018