“These are 4th grade children who are dancing in a holiday time. These children are very happy to dance so much. Aunty Chithra is teaching them classical Indian dance.” –Chetan, 4th Grade, 15/10/07
“The nature is very nice here. There is beautiful scenery at Shanti Bhavan. It is nice to see trees in rows.” –Gowtham, 5th Grade, 12/10/07
“This dorm is for 4th , 5th , and 6th grade boys. Their ages are 9, 10, and 11. This dorm was empty because the children went for P.T. The 9th bed is mine. In this picture there are beds and a cupboard.” –Yesu, 5th Grade, 8/10/07
“This is a picture of my friends. I took it because they are my friends.” –Adhavan, 1st Grade, 12/10/07 [First-graders: Dinesh, Hemanth, Kumar]
Shanti Bhavan’s mission is to fully develop the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children of India’s “lowest caste” by providing them a world class education and high-quality mentorship to enable them to aspire to careers and professions of their choice. By modeling long-term giving, civil engagement, and global citizenship, we provide a blueprint for our graduates to adopt as they enter into successful careers of their own.