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23 06, 2018

Ekal newsletter: June 2018

After the success of Ekal Canada’s first ever Gala held at Vancouver in December 2017, Sheetal was eager to tour some of the Ekal Vidyalayas to personally witness the impact Ekal has been making in the most remote parts of India for more than 25 years. After visiting several schools she said, “It is heart-warming

12 12, 2017

Ekal Youth Team in Toronto organizes winter carnival fundraiser

Ekal Youth Team (EYT) in Toronto is a group of highly energetic volunteers age 8-18 years that are committed to making a difference through their hard work and dedication. The team works collectively to raise awareness and funds for Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of Canada by participating in and organizing creative events. They are also involved

12 12, 2017

Successful Ekal Fundraiser Gala in Vancouver

Canada’s first Ekal Vidyalaya fundraiser Gala that took place at the Royal King Palace in Surrey B.C. on December 1st, 2017 was a great success.  Thanks to the efforts of the Ekal Vancouver team, led by Dr. Arun Mehta (Chair) and Sheetal Gupta (Gala Coordinator), it was a sold out event with a packed venue.

14 11, 2017

2nd Annual Project Toys!

November 13 - December 15, 2017 Your Generous donation of new toys will help the Salvation Army provide a merry Christmas to over 6,600 children this year! Infants and Toddlers Baby Einstein/Playschool Leap Frog Baby/VTech Fisher Price *Please, no button eyes, noses or small parts Packing should say infant friendly, baby's first. 0-6 months, 3

14 11, 2017

Diwali good wishes from Ekal Canada

Namaste Everybody, The world will be celebrating Diwali on October 18th (or October 19th).  It is a day to remember the return of Shri Ram from exile after 14 years.  Shri Ram defeated Ravan in a 10 day war, and returned to Ayodhia on this day. It was a victory of the forces of virtue. It

14 11, 2017

Ekal article in Kiwanis Magazine

The following is an article about Ekal from Kiwanis Magazine: In some parts of the world, children can’t go to school. Home is a village so remote they’d have to travel many miles just to sit in a classroom. Generations of children, in fact, have never opened a book or done simple arithmetic. This reality

14 11, 2017

Visit an Ekal School in India

Visiting India? Make a visit to an Ekal school (Van Yatra) part of your itinerary. It will be a very rewarding experience. There are over 58,000 schools, with enrollment of 1.5 million children. Donation of $500 supports one school, average enrollment 30 children. Ekal schools are spread over the length and breadth of India. These

14 11, 2017

New Year Good wishes from Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation of Canada 2016

Namaste Everybody: "Naye varash ki mangal bela, jan kalyan kare" Maha kavi Adesh. We wish you, and your family a New Year of good health, strength, prosperity and happiness. We bring you greetings from multitude of Ekal families in remote and tribal villages of India. Generous donations from many of you have made difference in

14 11, 2017

Visit of Dr. Subhash Chandra in 2016

This event was held at prestigious Sringeri temple, 80 Brydon Dr, Toronto. This function was organized by Ekal Toronto team under the capable leadership of Shri Subhash Chander, Secretary.    In addition to the large Toronto team, members of Windsor, London, Guelph and Hamilton teams were also present, notably Indra Wadehra, Sonal and Samir Thaker,