“IBM partners with Agastya International Foundation to excite students in Bihar about Science”

Sep 15

IBM supported Lab in a Box (LIB) program in Darbhanga, Bihar has impacted the lives of close to 4000 economically disadvantaged children (over 50% girls) and up to 100 teachers in the last 4 months. In 2013, IBM joined hands with Agastya International Foundation to spark curiosity & nurture creativity amongst government school children and their teachers in...

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Unraveling the mysteries of Science and Technology to a bunch of children

Sep 12

Unraveling the mysteries of Science and Technology to a bunch of children

Far, far away from the foothills of one of the most mystical and beautiful places on Earth, where they originally belong, they have come to Bangalore, the Silicon city of India. Let’s call them the 70 privileged children of Kadesh Happy Home, run by an NGO – Petra Education Trust! “Many of us think that if food, clothing and basic education is provided, it is...

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IBMer Prabodh Kumar Gupta along with other volunteers celebrates The International Annual Raj Bhowmik Global Compassion Day (RBGCD)

Sep 12

This is the 4th year when I got the opportunity to go for community service through the Raj Bhowmik Global Compassion Day on May 10th. This is the international Annual Celebration of the RB-BTS DREAM (Raj Bhowmik- Back to Society Dream) event. We were around 70 volunteers for this event from different corporate organizations & fields. We all were gathered at the...

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IBMer Naren Krishna shares his volunteering experience at community organization Banyan

Sep 11

IBMer Naren Krishna shares his volunteering experience at community organization Banyan

I have been volunteering at Banyan since 2009. I initially started with mentoring and training visually challenged so that they could get productive assignments. I volunteer for half a day on Thursdays at the OP out reach center at Loyola College, Chennai. I mentor and guide around ten members (and sometimes their families). Two other IBM volunteers help mentor one...

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IBM Volunteering star Vandana shares volunteering experience in Akshar Bharati School in Pune.

Sep 10

IBM Volunteering star Vandana shares volunteering experience in Akshar Bharati School in Pune.

It gave us immense pleasure to be a part of Akshar Bharti’s weekly event on Sunday, July 6, 2014. The event took place at Vir Bajiprabhu Vidhyalaya, Senapati Bapat Road Pune. The event comprised of several activities, which include Story telling, Art and craft, Painting, and Making scientific toys. About 40-50 children from classes between 5th and 12th standard...

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IBM Volunteer Excellence Award winner Karthik’s exemplary work recognized

Sep 09

IBM Volunteer Excellence Award winner Karthik’s exemplary work recognized

IBM has a deep and long standing commitment to the communities in which we live and work. The Volunteer Excellence Award annually recognizes a select number of IBM employees who embody IBM values through their dedication, innovation, and personal commitment, and live our practices by leveraging their skills and by being engaged. In 2013, 12 Volunteer Excellence Award...

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WHAT ARE STUDENTS LEARNING?

Sep 08

WHAT ARE STUDENTS LEARNING?

The new government has increased the total budgetary allocation for Education sector by 12.3% and specified that addressing the issues of quality in schools is one of the overarching objectives. It has made special budgetary provisions for teachers training so as to have a direct impact on the learning outcomes of students. Further, a budget of Rs. 30 crore has been...

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