Friday, December 18, 2009

our latest cybernut

Look who is the latest cyber nut of project why: our little Meher!

the two wise souls of project why

The special class made some stunning crows and radha and Sohil were voted wise souls of the day.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Saturday, November 14, 2009

painting competition at Okhla

To celebrate Children's Day, a painting competition was organised at the Okhla centre.

artists at work

a budding artist

choosing a winner, not an easy task

the final choice

and the winner is....

Saturday, November 7, 2009

first aid workshop

Kajal, a friend and supporter from Belgium visited project why. She brought bright first aid boxes for each center. A workshop was held to teach basic first aid to all teachers.

workshop in session

practice session!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Listen to the special section band

face painting in the special section

The kids of our special section love face painting sessions. Here is what happened yesterday




the little ones

Some of our tiny ones posing for the camera!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

the colour pink

The Okhla kids decided to paint their school for Diwali. They all contributed a little money and did the job themselves and though I miss the brick walls, the school if now pink.

A proud moment for everyone.

Monday, October 19, 2009

all the way from Copenhagen

Last week we had the visit of 25 students of the Ă˜stre Borgerdyd Gymnasium, Copenhagen. Read about the visit here.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

computer class at the women centre

We have a new computer class at the women centre and the classes are a great success!

Monday, September 28, 2009

meet the govindpuri primary teachers



a silent class

There is a new class at project why. Thrice a week a bunch of deaf and dumb school children come for extra tuition to project why. Seema our special educator was thrown out of the premises where she held this class earlier. We simply opened our doors:

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Thursday, September 17, 2009


Sohil is the new kid in the special section.

and Radha is his very special friend

Thursday, September 10, 2009

meet the okhla centre teachers




always smiling

Meher had her last set of operations. This time it was both her hands. She will soon have hands just like ours, with all her fingers. In spite of heavy bandages on both her hands, she neer stopped smiling.

all about transports

Jillian is the new volunteer on the block. She is here for six months. She spent her first morning at project why with the Okhla children and taught them all about transports

Saturday, September 5, 2009

teacher's day in the special section

The special section kids became teachers for day:
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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

incredible radha

Radha is an incredible kid. In spite of her brittle bones and useless legs, she participates in all activities and finds unique ways of doing simple things like drinking water!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

special sandwiches

It was cooking time in the special section. On the menu: vegetable sandwiches

Neha, Preeti and Anjali butter the bread slices

Shalini places the vegetables and

cuts the sandwiches

Voila, they are ready, a little skewed maybe but delicious and tempting!

Thursday, August 20, 2009

a life cut short

Little Nanhe left us two days back to go to a better world. Even though we knew that this day would come one day we were shattered. Nanhe's short life was filled with pain but no matter how bad it was he never lost his smile.

here some glimpses of a life cut short

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

to the children's park

The creche children went on an outing to the children's park. Share these fun filled moments with us:

Sunday, August 9, 2009

a fun outing

The SARI kids took the Okhla children for an outing to the Nehru Planetarium and Museum.

All set to go and everyone is wearing their best clothes

A fun moment

in the bus!

Discovering stars

a snack in the park and..

a photo op!

a lesson in history before

a well deserved lunch in a restaurant.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

special rakhees

The children of the special section made some very special rakhis. Each one was unique and beautiful.
You can see more pictures here

at the movies

The Govindpuri primary children came to the library for their weekly movie treat. This week they saw Jumbo!

Friday, July 31, 2009

Meher's dance

Meher will soon have her second surgery. Her expanders are now filled to capacity making her look like a little ET! Watch her dance with her friends

Thursday, July 30, 2009

musical chairs

It was James and Nicola's last day at the project. They decided to entertain the creche children buy playing musical chairs.

Nicola was the winner!

Friday, July 24, 2009


James is a young volunteer from the UK who is with us for two weeks. he spends his morning with the primary kids at Okhla and the afternoon with our creche children!

a brand new sewing machine

Rinky our hearing impaired student works at a beauty parlour. But she has also learnt how to sow and wants to supplement her income by taking sewing orders at home. What was missing was a sewing machine. Anjum, our dear friend made her little dream came true and gifted her a brand new sewing machine

Friday, July 17, 2009

an incredible parkour

The special section partook in an incredible parkour. They proved beyond any doubt that they too could surpass themselves if given a chance

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

teaching in Okhla

Justine and Daphne spending some quality time with the Okhla children.

creative workshop

Sophie and Elise two volunteers from France held a creative workshop for the small creche children. The children had a great time

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Yves and the creche kids

Yves, a young volunteer from France spent a week at the women centre. He then came to the main centre and is now working with the creche kids.