The first time I visited the Gori Palya area of Bangalore over a year ago, I noticed the smiling faces of students, teachers, and parents. They were eager to learn more but didn’t know how to do so in their existing school system. The lack of opportunities for these curious and self-motivated students shocked me.
The Preparation For as long as I can remember, I wanted to go out and serve the under-privileged, but I always thought of it as something that I would do in the future when I had free time and some money. However in spring’16, when my cousin Aishwarya mentioned going to India to help “Mantra4Change”
Situated in a small slum in Padarayanapura (Bangalore), Florida English School (FES) teaches hundreds of students from low-income backgrounds. Although it is still a small school with limited resources, FES boasts of colorful classrooms and a community dedicated to providing the best education to its students. Three weeks ago, I began my month-long internship with