disha10Balbharati is primarily conducted within apartment premises by the residents for their children (5-11 years). The objective of Balbharti to enhance moral & social values, to know our cultural & national heritage, team building and affection between children, Health awareness through Yoga, Skill development through of Art & Crafts

Balbharati is a project of IT Milan, RSS. IT Milan members are the prime coordinators in their respective areas.

Typical Format (can be adapted as per need) :

Initial invocation Shloka   5 min

Suryanamskaar/Yoga     10 min

Moral story telling           10 min

Patriotic song/Bhajan     10 min

Team games                           20 min

Shanti Mantra                   2 min

Initiatives include

  • —  “Vande Mataram” our national song sung by Balbharati on Independence day at  Sobha Daffodil, HSR Layout
  • —  Waste reduction initiative by the Balbharati team (carry your own shopping bag)
  • —  Tree plantation
  • —  Clay-ganesha workshop in several apartments in LB Shastri Nagar.
  • —  More than 100 children prepared eco-friendly Ganesha.
  • —  Balbharati children across the apartment sang patriotic song in Republic day event through their own initiative
  • —  Sankranti get-together and Rangoli by Balbharati children in Chitrakoot Environs, Basava-Nagar

Locations

All areas in Bengaluru. To be started in Mangaluru and Mysore

Transformation

Balbharati children:

  • Team work & Time punctuality
  • Group Discipline
  • Concentration during story telling
  • Increased knowledge and interest about cultural & national heritage
  • Health awareness
  • Access to patriotic songs & Indigenous games
  • Contributing with poems and articles to Balbharati magazine

Balbharati Shikshikas:

Mothers or Sisters who conduct Balbharati have also shared their experiences:

  • —  Helps mitigate Stage fear
  • —  Showcase their talent that was earned during school or college days
  • —  Sharing their knowledge & skills with children.
  • —  Satisfaction of contributing towards national cause
  • —  Shikshikas training others and spreading the awareness.

Volunteering opportunities

  • —  Be a tcoordinator / teacher in Balbharati centre
  • —  Start a new Balbharati centre in your apartment / locality
  • —  Be a resource person to train Balbharati teachers
  • —  Contact your friends and influence them to start a new Balbharati center in their apartment
  • —  Give publicity through social media / TV / print media

Statistics:

Approx. 20 Balbharati centers in Bengaluru with more than 300 kids attend. Needs to be started in other cities.

Contact
Ganapathy Venugopalan : Mobile: 99459-24741
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://balbharati-kids.blogspots.in