Over 20 performers of contemporary classical, jazz, and world music will present a concert to support Buddha’s Smile School at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music on Saturday December 10 from 6 to 10 PM!
Tack (thanks!) to the 29 students of Ostteg Elementary School,Umea, Sweden and their teacher Christer Rosenqvist for holding a successful flea market and bake sale which raised $1,000 for Buddha’s Smile school. Thank you, students, for caring so much about the BSS children in Varanasi.
We want to give a shout of thanks to Brooklyn, NY artist Erica Harris (now in India and soon to visit BSS) who created a small tsunami of energy around her city raising funds for scholarships for BSS graduates attending middle school. Erica and her fantastic friends raised nearly $8,000. Be sure to check […]
The children of BSS thank Andrea Parker and her team from Los Angeles, California: Daniel Cho, Janice Cho, Nick Penalosa, Francine Penalosa, Becky Grassl & Stacey House. They volunteered during the month of February 2011 at Buddha’s Smile School. Along with their smiles the group brought 21 pieces of luggage with 500 pounds of vitamins, […]
A friend of BSS based in New York sent an alphabet book made by her students, who drew scenes of their city for each letter. Ice cream trucks, Jamaica (Queens), and ‘Yes We Can’ were just some of these beautiful drawings. Thank you for sending these! Our students are so excited to learn about new […]
Thanks to a very kind laptop donation, Buddha’s Smile School students are learning how to use computers. Here, the fifth grade students learn some of its basic functions in an introduction session.
BSS couldn’t exist without it’s many supporters from all over the world. So often, it starts with a person visiting Sarnath and meeting Rajan at BSS. And that’s exactly what happened with Geir Davidsen from Etne in Norway. He decided to help and created a fund-raising wonder by inspiring people in his community, especially the […]
Lisa and Phillip, thank you for supporting our art classes, Pankaj’s Dream! Without you, we would not have been able to continue them. Your gift was a godsend to us, and we are grateful for it! To our angel Donna Peter, our most heartfelt thank you for your recent extra support that provided blankets to […]
Thank you so much Jim for your kind donation. We used your lovely gift to buy shoes and socks for 220 bare footed children — the children now looks so smart and wealthy.
This is a picture of the sick Bengali refugee woman who was crying when we went to distribute the blankets sponsored by dear Donna Peter.