Yuvalok Foundation News – Advent 2017

Update from my good friend Sam: YuvaLok School, Mid-day Meals Dear Friends, We cannot thank you enough for your prayers of blessing and for your support! It is a joy to write to you again and share recent happenings at YuvaLok. Appointment of Ms Reena George as Principal for YuvaLok Hennur School Reena comes to…

the two wolves

Originally posted on HelenHayward:
‘There is a battle between two wolves that goes on inside each one of us’, the wise Cherokee Elder tells his grandson. ‘One wolf is anger, desire, pride, jealousy and ego. The other wolf is love, compassion, kindness, goodness and patience’. Staring at the glowing embers of the campfire, the grandson…

Where would you rather be? Namma Bengaluru.

Fascinating. My wife sent me a cutting from a UK newspaper which inferred that London has a pollution/smog problem. It’s all relative. Today’s data for London: Same site, same index comparison for Bangalore: And same comparison for Delhi: So checked out similar comparison for Bangalore and Delhi from India’s Ministry of Environment CPCB site: Bangalore…

Virwani horses working to qualify for Asian Games 2018

Embassy Group Chairman Jitu Virwani supports two Indian riders in their quest for Asian Games 2018. They came first and second at a qualifying event over the weekend in Italy, near Rome. Three horses are in training in Germany. I’m pleased to note, two Irish and one German.☘

Akshaya Patra

Jitu Virwani and Shaina Ganapathy presenting the two Embassy donated vehicles to Akshaya Patra, a children’s school meal programme which feeds 1.6m meals a day across India keeping boys and girls at school and nourished. Great initiative.

Tail End Freddie Visits India

Freddie loved his time in India earlier in the year and we’re looking forward to having him back again for our favourite Oberoi staycation. Later in the year Freddie joined us for the Urban Stampede at Manyata. Fun.  

Swiss Bliss

Wish it were me – but the flying ski-demon is my Three SuperSons. Had a beautiful week in that beautifully organised country of Switzerland to see in 2017.

The Modi Bounce

Indians give high marks to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and his appeal is a driving force behind their positive mood. Indians approve of the way Modi is handling a variety of issues, such as access to clean toilets, unemployment and terrorism. Source: The Modi Bounce