Sahil’s Story

Sahil, 10, loves coming to Buddha’s Smile School each morning. He feels lucky to be able to leave his family’s open-air ‘home’ under a Varanasi railroad bridge for the safe and cheerful. BSS school where he is treated like an important person. But perhaps best of all, Sahil can eat a warm delicious meal each more…

New Daycare Centre allows older sisters to continue education

We are pleased to announce Buddha’s Smile School’s new Daycare Centre opened in October. The Daycare Centre will enable young female elementary school students to attend classes on a regular basis rather than staying home to care for younger siblings. The Daycare Centre caters for young siblings up to the age of 3 years and cares more…

Congratulations to all our middle school students

Through your generosity Buddha’s Smile School (BSS) was able to support 80 middle school students this year — 40 girls and 40 boys — and we are pleased to announce all but two passed their end of year exams with good grades “Our middle school scholarships provide students with free transportation to school, payment of more…

Living under a bridge

Since October 2015 around 35 students who had been living in huts along the railroad (called Chaukaghat Community),  live under a freeway bridge in open air and without any shelter to protect them.  The photo above shows BSS students Golu, Chotu and Majnu in their  new ‘home’….under a freeway. Our students and their parents and more…

BSS will have Day Care Center

Buddha’s Smile School has started with the construction of a small day care center for children in the age of 0 to 3 years old. This new center will enable girl elementary school students to attend classes on a regular basis rather than intermittently stay home to care for their younger siblings. Rajan Kaur Saini, more…

More than ‘First Aid’

Sharmili, a young girl-child was hit by an auto Rickshaw a few days ago. Sharmili is from a beggar community in Sarnath near Buddha’s Smile School. “We regularly pick-up Sharmili and her elder brother Biru with the school bus,” Rajan Kaur Saini, founder of BSS said. “They enjoy coming to school and I was told more…

The Most Dedicated Boy

Kishan, the most dedicated boy of Buddha’s Smile School, stepped into BSS  in 2004. He is the 2nd oldest among all his brothers and sisters. He has two brothers and two sisters, all of them studied at BSS and are now grown up. One of his brother is disable since berth and is now 21 more…

Raj & Shalu’s story

We found Raj and Shalu (Brother and Sister) at the railway station slum community in 2013. They simply caught Rajan Kaur Saini, founder of Buddha’s Smile School’s attention and were brought in and registered as students. Presently Raj is studying in Grade-1 and his sister Shalu in L.K.G. “It was very difficult to convince their more…