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Ekal’s “Ek Surili Shaam Ekal Ke Naam” Was a Roaring Success

Ekal’s “Ek Surili Shaam Ekal Ke Naam” Was a Roaring Success

HOUSTON: Approximately 850 people were witness to a magical musical evening hosted by Ekal Vidyalaya at the U of H Cullen Performance Hall on June 1st, 2019. The event kicked off with a mouth-watering dinner catered by Dawat Catering, wherein Houstonians found a perfect venue to meet and greet with other patrons. One could sense […]

Yogi Patel to be President of Ekal Houston

Yogi Patel to be President of Ekal Houston

HOUSTON: Yogesh (Yogi) Patel connects easily with people and has a flair for organization – two talents that will serve him well in his new capacity as Ekal’s Houston Chapter President for 2019-20. An inner recognition that he has been “blessed with opportunities in life and is in a position to do something for others” […]

Ekal Houston Gala Raises $1.5 Million

Ekal Houston Gala Raises $1.5 Million

SUGAR LAND: Ekal Vidyalaya’s Houston Chapter held its fundraising Gala at Sugarland Marriott, Saturday, October 6, 2018.  This Gala was our first crack at it and the volunteers, charitable donors, and especially the young generation made it a roaring success, in terms of the attendance, donations and commitments made. The event was attended by over […]

Ekal Vidyalaya Show Dazzles The Woodlands

Ekal Vidyalaya Show Dazzles  The Woodlands

By Smita Centala THE WOODLANDS: A caravan rolls into town, and with it comes the deep reverberation of the tabla, the piercing tone of the violin, the drift of sweet melodies through the air, and the sharp strike of feet spelling out hypnotic patterns on the stage. We are immediately transported; we tangle with strands […]

Ekal Vidyalaya Raises $2 Million at New York City Gala to Fund Rural Education

Ekal Vidyalaya Raises $2 Million at New York City Gala to Fund Rural Education

By Ranjani Saigal NEW YORK: Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation, the largest non-profit organization working to bring education and development to over 58,000 rural remote villages in India, hosted a fundraising gala on Saturday, Nov. 4 at the ‘Cipriani Banquet Hall’ in the Wall Street area of New York City. The gala attracted community leaders from around […]

Indian Consulate Hosts 142nd Birth Anniversary of Vallabhbhai Patel

Indian Consulate Hosts 142nd Birth Anniversary of Vallabhbhai Patel

By Pramod Kulkarni HOUSTON: It is said that if two Indians get together, they will form three organizations. After independence from British rule, India could’ve fragmented into more than 500 nations. It was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, as the Deputy Prime Minister of newly independent India, who forged a united India by encouraging the 562 princely […]

Anticipation Builds for the Ekal Houston Chapter’s 2017 Annual Fundraiser

Anticipation Builds for the Ekal Houston Chapter’s 2017 Annual Fundraiser

HOUSTON: Nothing is quite out of ordinary that Ekal Vidyalaya Houston Chapter will be hosting its annual 2017 fundraiser event on Sunday, May 7, at the University of Houston Cullen Performance Hall. Except, this year’s rendition, titled ‘Ekal Sur Ekal Taal’, will feature a unique musical concert where the audience will experience a medley of […]

Ekal’s New President Announcement: Pankaj Desai

Ekal’s New President Announcement:  Pankaj Desai

By Manu Shah HOUSTON: Ekal Vidyalaya’s Houston Chapter has a new President and he’s charged about his role to bring education to India’s remote and rural areas. Pankaj Desai has been prepping for this role as a volunteer for the last 10 years and served as Vice President in 2016. This year he takes over […]

Hewlett Packard & India Today Honors Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

Hewlett Packard & India Today Honors Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation

By Prakash Waghmare HOUSTON: Energized by its exemplary success in providing literacy and integrated development in villages across India, “Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation”, two years back, introduced an innovative digitized supplement to rural life to speed up its integration into the mainstream. This was never before conceived, leave alone an adopted approach to affect rural life. […]

Ekal Vidyalaya’s Fund-Raising Success in 2016

Ekal Vidyalaya’s Fund-Raising Success in 2016

By Prakash Waghmare HOUSTON: As India is emerging as an economic power on the world stage, there is another contrarian reality by its side which is quite unsettling. Even in this technologically advance new millennium, there are tens of thousands rural-tribal areas in India, which are yet to be touched by the existential necessities and […]

Ekal Vidyalaya: Engaging High School and College Students

Ekal Vidyalaya: Engaging High School and College Students

HOUSTON: The Houston chapter of Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation was a notable presence at two recent youth cultural events in the Houston Metro area.  The first of these events, called the Global Issues Summit (GIS), took place on Saturday, April 16, at the famed Clements High School, in Sugar Land. This event was hosted by the […]