Chiguru 2019 – Bengaluru

Chiguru which translates to “budding” is a flagship initiative by Youth for Seva. It provides a strong and unique platform for students from Government schools and learning centers to showcase their inbuilt talents in the field of academics, and arts. YFS believes that every child has a unique inbuilt talent which cannot be taught, it can only be awakened. Chiguru also provides meaningful volunteering opportunity to individuals igniting a sense of empathy & individual social responsibility among the volunteers Theme of this year’s Chiguru is ‘Nature’.

YFS Chiguru 2018 Bengaluru

Highlights of the Event.

  • 2584 Children
  • 74 Government schools and 20 Learning Centers and 59 buses for transportation.
  • 762 Volunteers (389 corporate volunteers, 50 college volunteers, 276 regular, 47 judges), & 177 teachers who accompanied the children.
  • 17 Competitions in 2 different categories – Educational, Cultural and Arts.
  • 251 Volunteers trained the children for 1 month as part of Chiguru preparation.

Impact on kids

  • Chiguru provides the rare platform to Government school children to overcome their stage-fear and build confidence.
  • It is an event where about 2584 children share one ground to interact, share knowledge and build healthy team spirit.
  • Self-Confidence is the best outfit, rock it and own it – is the message that goes out loud.

Impact on Volunteers

  • Volunteers spend their time, share knowledge, help in improving skills while they take back a true experience of the joy in giving.
  • Chiguru is a great platform for volunteers to understand the importance of being empathetic, considerate and supportive towards the under-privileged sections of the society.


  • “Thank you so much! It was an amazing event thanks for such a great arrangements hats off ” –Keshav, HSBC
  • “Overall it’s like a cog wheel- every role, team and individual is important.  It was an amazing experience and I wish to be associated [further]” – Aparna, Volunteer

More pictures of the event here: Chiguru 2018 Bengaluru 2.0 on Facebook

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