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24 Jul Posted by Admin in Education, scholarship | 2 comments

Vrindavan Girl Earns Scholarship

Vrindavan Girl Earns Scholarship

In recognition of her excellence in English, Damayanti (aka Mamta Thapa) has received a total of $1,055 USD (approximately 58,000 INR) in scholarships to study with the International Language Schools of Canada in New Delhi. She received a partial scholarship of 29,220 INR from the ILSC and a partial scholarship of 29,000 INR from CHARM...

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Book Review: I Have a Dream

Book Review: I Have a Dream

The Book I have a Dream by Rashmi Bansal is a thought provoking presentation of twenty Indian people’s dedication to changing severe, horrifying situation of poverty in their country.  The author has interviewed these people, researched their work, and reveals in her book their selfless commitments – which will certainly inspire readers.  Each of these...

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Upcoming Eco-Art Workshop!

Upcoming Eco-Art Workshop!

Combining science, art, and culture, students will explore every aspect of the sacred Yamuna River. The workshop includes a digital slide show about river ecosystems and aquifers, a practical demonstration of how pollution affects river systems, and some possible solutions. We will sing traditional kirtanas about Yamuna ji and learn about Her ideal nature. Using a variety of recycled and new art materials, students will build their own Yamuna river ecosystem model, creatively applying the elements of design in their own unique way.

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17 Jun Posted by Admin in CHARM, Profiles, scholarships | Comments

Profile: CHARM Scholar, Gitanjali Mishra

Profile: CHARM Scholar, Gitanjali Mishra

“My academic goals are to achieve a B.Tech. in Software Engineering, an M.Tech in Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Physics.  One of my personal dreams is to travel the world some day and to learn how to drive a car.  I believe that all children should have sports in their lives and that there should...

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15 Mar Posted by Damayanti in Art World, Culture | Comments

Holi in Braj

Holi in Braj

Holi is a festival celebrated all over India, but its specialty can only be found in Braj.  Here, the festival starts from Vasant-panchami  (the first day of spring which comes five days after the full moon in February) and it builds up until the second full moon after that. The weather becomes warmer and the...

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01 Feb Posted by Damayanti in CHARM | Comments

New Perspectives

New Perspectives

New Perspectives on Life, Bhakti, and my Homeland — Braj. by Damayanti Dasi This year for the month of Karttika, (mid – Oct. to mid – Nov.) I attended Braja Mandala Parikrama (pilgrimage of my homeland) and a conference on environmental issues with my CHARM family and friends. These experiences inspired me more than ever...

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19 Aug Posted by Admin in CHARM | Comments

Govardhan, Priya Drawing Center & CHARM Workshop Art Gallery 2009 – 2010

Govardhan, Priya Drawing Center & CHARM Workshop Art Gallery 2009 – 2010

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04 Aug Posted by Admin in CHARM | 2 comments

Arts Education

Arts Education

In partnership with local schools and communities, CHARM provides free arts training for young people through regular art classes and special annual workshops.  Our goal is to generate a wider interest and appreciation for the arts, to promote and preserve local art traditions, and to facilitate exploration of cultural, social, and environmental themes. Share on...

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04 Aug Posted by Admin in CHARM | Comments

Cultural Presentations

Cultural Presentations

CHARM promotes multicultural education in two ways: 1) sharing Indian art and culture with young people around the world through assemblies, exhibitions, or workshops; and 2) connecting young people in India to cultures and arts from around the world through hosting guest artists and workshops. To schedule an event or presentation in your school or...

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04 Aug Posted by Admin in CHARM | Comments

Scholarships

Scholarships

The CHARM Scholarship Fund provides academic scholarships that cover the costs of education such as school tuition, books, and uniforms.  CHARM also awards scholarships for special training in computer skills and tutoring in English.  All CHARM scholarships are disbursed annually each spring. In 2009-2010 CHARM awarded: Two full academic scholarships Four English scholarships Three cultural...

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