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Que Sera Sera, whatever will be, will be…..The future’s not ours to see…..

In ETASHA, yes we can….please don’t think that we have started a programme in “Future Telling”.  I am talking about a session on Vision and Goals…. Just to explain a little more……. this concept is conducted over 3 sessions. Meenakshi, thanks for introducing this concept timely! I’m sure Anindita, Arjumand and Aparna would agree with […]

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Cheered Spirits

Thirty odd people from all age groups were standing right outside the Nehru Place Metro Station on a cold wintery morning. The excitement was plentiful, and between them they were putting turbans and flowers on their heads while also distributing flags amongst themselves. It was 7:00 in the morning; the few bystanders glanced curiously at […]

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The proposal, disposal Theorem

Not everything goes according to plan. That has been man’s biggest problem since his inception. You plan one thing and then it metamorphoses into a completely different situation. I’m starting with such an immensely deep thought to just share a few of the lighter moments of our classes These are instances from our various classes […]

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Airtel Delhi Half Marathon

Faculty and friends of ETASHA are running in the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon and Great Delhi Run on November 27th to raise funds to train 100 young women as teachers at ETASHA IGNOU Community College in Madanpur Khadar, a cluster of slum colonies in South Delhi. Girls will train in one of the following programs: […]

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The placement Challenges- A post from our placement team, Mini Bhargava

The group of youngsters we are dealing with are of the lower socio – economical status, they have many dreams & the motivation to fulfill them but lack the means & awareness to chalk out a path which will lead them to achieving their goals.  All they need is a guiding hand & encouragement that […]

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The Rush – Reflections by Arjumand

My journey with Etasha started 3 years ago but even now with every new batch and each new trainee my heart starts beating faster & a new feeling of excitement rushes into my blood as if it’s my first day and first batch. I have thought several times to put in all my experiences to […]

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Identifying New Sparks- HT Shopper

Identifying New Sparks Prasid Banerjee 07/10/2011 The Etasha Society recently organised a certificate ceremony to mark the successful completion of vocational and employability skills programme by their trainees from slums. Founded in 2006, Etasha has been working to provide vocational training, employability skills and formal economy placement to the underprivileged and disadvantaged youth in India. […]

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The Foundation – Nidhi Awasthi’s Experience

Six months at ETASHA calls for a celebration. CELEBRATION!!!! Wait a min…did somebody say assessment???Yup that calls for a SELF ASSESMENT of what I’ve been doing till now. Based at ITI-Gurgaon, my interaction is with theses creative minds whom I’ve to shape for a better future. Well that should be easy. After all I have […]

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Vide’s Experience

VidekhonoYhokha Two months in ETASHA and I feel I have found my hidden passion for teaching. My long search of wanting to do something for the society-shifting from science stream to arts in my graduation, then into social work in my masters-did not really figure out where I fitted in. Joining ETASHA in July as […]

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Karvan Chalta gaya, Raste bante gaye…

Yes Sir, it does make a difference! When I heard this from one of the trainee, it resulted into a hurricane of emotions and the thrust was strong enough to make me write this on Etasha’s blog. When I joined Etasha some time back as a facilitator at ITI Rohtak with lot of hopes and […]

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