bayareadesi team's blog
Today in spotlight is Home of Hope, Inc., a non-profit committed to the cause of children. A destitute orphan child, through no fault of his own, is one who is not receiving the basic necessities of life - food, clothing, shelter, and education. This is the kind of child Home of Hope wants to give hope to.
Farhana Huq started her own organization called C.E.O. Women that allows immigrant and refugee women become more self-sufficient by teaching them how to start their own business and learning vocational English as a second language (ESL) courses.
Today in spotlight is Akshya Patra Foundation a non-profit with the vision that “No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger."
Spotlight on Spandana Foundation - NPO making difference in education, health care and better living of poor and needy
Today in spotlight is Spandana Foundation a non-profit intending to create the vibrations of social service among the Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and motivate them to support and execute socially responsible projects in our motherland. In other words, Spandana is a platform to facilitate socially responsible projects on behalf of our members in our motherland.
Here's a list of few places in bay area your can go to watch the fireworks, independence day parade, 4th of july celebrations...and have fun!!
Today in spotlight is Sankara Eye FOundation (SEF), whose vision is to eradicate curable blindness in India by the year 2020.
They initiate and drive community eye care activities in India by working with eye care organisations such as Sankara Eye Care Institutions, which runs the Sankara Eye Hospital in Coimbatore.
The majority of our fundraising effort is achieved through fundraising events, booths in major events, advertising and working with major donors.
In spotlight today is Jeena, a non-profit organization in bay area dedicated to improving the quality of life of parents and children with developmental disorders. Founded in April 2000, it aims to provide support services and education to children and their families.
In spotlight today is Maitri, a non-profit organization in bay area helping South Asian women (and now men) in situations of domestic abuse, cultural displacement, or unresolved conflict.
They run support groups for survivors of abuse as well as people still in abusive relationships seeking a safe place to explore their feelings and operate a transitional home, an six bed facility for women (and their children) who have left abusive relationships and are on their way to rebuilding their lives.
Councilmember Ash Kalra earned his seat on the San José City Council in the November 4, 2008 election. He is amongst the first South Asian to hold a significant position in elected office. For 11 years, he worked as an attorney for the Santa Clara County Public Defender's Office representing indigent clients in Drug Court prior to being elected. He has also taught as a part-time professor at San Jose State University.
In the past, people often called Boston career coach Randi Bussin because they were thinking about changing careers. In 2009, most of her clients had to change careers due to layoffs, cutbacks or company closures. With whole sectors shrinking, from financial to automotive, many workers couldn't find another job in their current field and had to tweak their resumes to support changing careers.