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Thank you for your help

The children of the Ganga Valley School thank you for your help in the first five months of 2011. The old school year with totally 90 children in the pre school and the primary school till the fifth class ended at the 30th of March. Three of those children who live permanently in the Ganga …

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all the friends and supporters of the Ganga Valley School The children are having macramé lessons (method of knotting and weaving) from our volunteers Gio and Kaira. The children are enjoying that. Gio and Kaira also plan an overnight excursion with the children to an ashram at …

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Celebrations

Dusherra and Diwali Celebrations! Our children participated in the community Dusherra festival and took home the second prize for their performance. Diwali evening all the children and school staff had a great party.

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Donations

Recently, the children and Rachel were unfortunately ill with scabies. Thanks to Ines, who donated 100 Euros, we were able to buy 6 new matresses, three pillows and medicine. We are all very fortunate to have had Dr. Peter bought us 5 mattresses, 10 blankets, bedsheets and 13 pillows. We also got shoes for all …

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Autumn News

Dear friends and supporter of Ganga Valley School, I apologize for the delay in updating you all with our seasonal newsletter. This task was usually carried out by volunteers. However due to heavy monsoon (The Ganga flooded at critical level) Rishikesh has had no foreign tourists passing through. You have all through been much on …

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Spring News

In our last newsletter we had to write that Rohit left Ganga Valley Homestay to work with his brother in the teastall. We are very happy that now we can write that Rohit is with us again since February 2010. After a few visits from Rachel and Kees, Rohit’s brother agreed to send him back …

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Winter News

This year we had some changes in the home stay situation. The big boys are now sleeping in our room (the TV-room) and Rachel has moved to the room of the volunteers on the second floor in the front part of the building. Bina and her husband are now sleeping in the big room with …

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012