Building Bridges

  • neha singal
  • April 28, 2021
  • 3 min read

Being a teacher involves establishing a culture of trust – with your students, parents, and co-teachers. As a new teacher and a virtual stranger, I wondered if it would be possible for me to achieve this in a virtual environment. Looking back, I can visualize how nervous I was for something as simple as calling […]

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I hail from the port city of Chennai, it was not until July 2017 that I had to bid goodbye to my home to pursue my undergraduate degree at FLAME University in Pune. I studied Digital Marketing and Design at FLAME, and also did a couple of Public Policy courses. I did a course called […]

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Purpose in the middle of a Pandemic

  • neha singal
  • March 16, 2021
  • 6 min read

I’ve always seen the world as beautiful, but it isn’t without its flaws and I began to see and acknowledge these inequities and inequalities once I stepped out of all the fictional stories and fairytales. I realised that a happy ever after is not handed to everyone on a platter and that it has to […]

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Change- From Architect to a Bhumi Fellow

  • neha singal
  • March 10, 2021
  • 4 min read

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”“Me? Oh, I’m going to be an architect!” I had my life mapped out at a mere eight years of age. Complete my schooling, get into a good architecture school, become an architect, and build something that would outlive me. I was to be the first […]

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Being the Change

  • neha singal
  • January 21, 2021
  • 4 min read

The last of human freedoms – the ability to choose one’s attitude in a given set of circumstances. Viktor Frankl We as a country and generation as a whole are more aware and ‘woke’ than ever before. We have access to information at our fingertips in this age of the internet and information which begs […]

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Going Around the Path of Learning Together: Part 2

  • neha singal
  • January 16, 2021
  • 5 min read

You can find Part 1 on this link: https://fellowship.bhumi.ngo/going-around-the-path-of-learning-together-part-1/ Here is the account of  the other 3 Bhumi fellows on the Learning Circles recently conducted by the Fellowship Team:  Charlene Judith Pereira With every new day and every session, the Bhumi Fellowship teaches me something new. The learning circle in December served as a point […]

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Going Around the Path of Learning Together: Part 1

  • neha singal
  • January 16, 2021
  • 4 min read

 2020 saw the biggest education crisis in the history of mankind. It is hard to imagine another moment in history when the central role of education in the prosperity of our country is so obvious and well understood by the general population. This is an opportunity to chart a vision for how education can emerge […]

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Every child deserves every chance; No child should have their chances limited by poverty. Educational inequality and inaccessibility to education have been a persistent concern. Working towards addressing them during the normal times have itself posed serious challenges. Imagine, working to bridge the gaps in the educational system during the times of COVID-19.  Since March, […]

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