Shanti Ananda Newsletter 3/2015

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Good Bye Celebration of the 7th class in April 2015 with teachers and employees (second row f. l. t. r.: Riyaz, Babu, Ramesh, Narigappa, Giribabu, Kumar, Chandra Mohan, Klaus (Prema), Raja Sekhar, Prabhavathi, Ramadevi, Munemma, A. Saraswathi, M. Saraswathi, Zahrunnisha, Vijayalakshmi, Anasuya, Uttamma)

 

We are practising a holistic pedagogy for head, heart and hands – very different to the wide spread so called education consisting only of the normal syllabus (language, science, social science, general knowledge and mathematics). The feedback of 7th class students and teachers is published on our website as well (http://www.natureconceptschool.org/testimonials.html). The statements have been edited and shortened to avoid unnecessary repetitions.

 

Students’ Feedback

Raju has been very sick in 2013 needing blood transfusions desperately. His parents could not arrange this – they have no health insurance… Students and teachers did everything they could to help him; Prabhavathi teacher donated blood (http://www.natureconceptschool.org/news/newsletter/english/139-shanti-ananda-newsletter-32013.html). Now Raju is a strong young man capable to lift 50 kg rice – he won as well several gold medals at Karate competitions.

Sarya wants to become Karate master – understandable as she won gold medals twice in Karate competitions!

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Sarya 2014 at a Karate performance on the area

 

 

 

 

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First Class students at the Nature Day in July (topic: hills)

 

 

 

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Teacher training in the summer holidays

 

Teachers’ Feedback

 

I like Helga Mam and honourable donors. I like these programs. I like headmaster Sir and staff. I feel very happy to work in this school.” N. Giribabu

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Teacher Vijaya Lakshmi with the 3rd class on Nature Day in July

 

Yogasanas on the new yoga mats

 

The company Yogistar from Germany donated 50 Yoga mats (they have a better quality and are bigger as the old ones) and money, for the purpose to prepare yoga dresses for all the students and for special children yoga teacher training for two teachers. Thank you to Yogistar!

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Yoga class in the entrance area of the administration building

 

The Shanti Ananda Education Society offered a Drawing Workshop in the summer holidays. Everybody could participate; many old students were present as well as students from other schools to learn and to train.

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Sketchbook with drawings

The echo was very good. A 9th class student of a school in Mudigubba said that he was very thankful for this opportunity as up to now he had not been able to draw one line by hand only. A female student of the 8th class in the Sai School in Mudigubba said that she has to pay thousands of Rupees for their Private School, but nevertheless ever had such a chance… She asked for more workshops like this.

 

With very cordial greetings,

Yours, Helga Shanti Fründt

 

 

Donation Accounts

Foreigners should give their donation to this FCRA account

Shanti Ananda Education Society

Andhra Bank, Mudigubba Branch

Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Account No: 185410100007532

IFSC: ANDB0001854

 

Indian persons should give their donation to the

Shanti Ananda Education Society

Geetha Nagar, Mudigubba 515511

Andhra PragathiGrameena Bank

Account No. 19073080607

 

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Teacher Prabhavathi with the 6th class on Nature Day in July