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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


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: Friday, August 20, 2021

School Activities

Final exams at the end of March kept everyone very busy with studies. The children did well and will all move to the next level. Recently two more live-in students joined our school. We are currently on holiday since May 15 to July 1. During that time, the kids have been having a good time …

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

News Spring 2009

Annual function In March, we had our end-of-school-year function, which was a big success. At the event, the children performed dances from each and every Indian state. The attendees also enjoyed very much the hula-hoop dance the children performed and choreographed. As usual, we also had an environmental play. (More pictures at the bottom of …

Modified: Wednesday, April 11, 2012