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…
Donation from the Netherlands
For the third time Buddha’s Smile School has received a donation from the Netherlands at the beginning of a new school year. This year BSS received an amount of 1.785 euro. Thank you dear friends from the Netherlands and Lucia from Italy!
Ten More Children Need Scholarships
As you probably know, Buddha’s Smile School operates as a school for poor Dalit children. What you may not know is BSS also has 43 children who have progressed through BSS and now require individual support through their Government Primary and Middle schools years. These children are doing well and some, with your help, will more…
Excellente nouvelle !!!
L’ école Buddha’s Smile School de Bénarès (Inde) a pris livraison ce 3 août de son nouveau school-bus! La concrétisation de plus de deux années de collecte de fonds par l’équipe d’Human Y Terre Mouvaux : soit 15000 euros pour ce don qui permet aux enfants des bidonvilles d’être acheminés en sécurité vers l’école BSS more…
Thank you to special friends in Europe!
Buddha’s Smile School has a new YELLOW school bus, thanks to it’s many friends in Mouvaux, France and the Netherlands. Thanks to Patrizia de Chiara, Do Radius and all our friends at the French NGO Humanyterre in Mouvaux who raised 15000 Euros through their membership, and with gifts from ISE corporation and many artists and more…
Video – thank you, Thomas Lebec.
Buddha’s Smile School ( école pour les enfants… by yavanamire Thank you, Thomas Lebec, for allowing us to use your wonderful video. Thomas was at BSS last year and has produced a timeless eleven minute video of Buddha’s Smile School and Varanasi. Worth a watch.
Benefit Concert, Brooklyn Conservatory of Music: Dec 10, 6-10 PM
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.
Special Thanks to Erica and Brooklyn Commune
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 more…