Twin stars Shining Bright

Tanushree and Tanuja are twins from rural Bengaluru. Though they are not identical twins, they do look alike and their careers have followed a similar path – from being brilliant students to getting Vidyadhan scholarship to their pursuit of Computer Science and jobs in the IT industry in the IT capital of India, Bengaluru. Tanushree…

My family and I are the real, ultimate beneficiaries of Vidyadhan

My maternal grandfather and my father have taught me, by their own example, that the best help – financial or otherwise – one can do to others, is by enabling deserving people to have a good education. Both of them, all through their lives, have helped many deserving children to get a good education, often…

A Tamil Sangam Idol from Saurashtra

Listening to Dhanraj’s powerful, flowing oratory in Tamil, it is impossible to figure out that his family had migrated from Saurashtra in Gujarat only a few decades back. Dhanraj has an exceptional academic record securing 96.4% in class 10, and his elocution skills have been recognized by the Tamil Nadu government on numerous occasions. His…

Not about sight but about a vision

Reshma’s father is a toddy tapper and her mother, a housewife in Cherthala, Kerala. Being visually handicapped in a family with financial constraints, Reshma had a challenging childhood to say the least but she did not let that define her. Although shifting to a special school for the blind in Kanjirapalli in the 4th standard…

South of India to the south of England

Gauthamen was born in the small town of Rajapalyam in Tamil Nadu. Despite their humble means and financial constraints, his parents did everything they could to  give him a life better than the one they had access to. Since his father did not have a sustainable job, their family frequently move around in search for…

When the going gets tough, the tough get going…

Rashmi is a confident and talented young adult, working as a- Software Engineer at ThoughtClan Technologies, a Bangalore based startup. Passionate about writing, she loves meeting new people and traveling. However, she also believes her life would have been very different had she not joined the Vidyadhan family. Rashmi grew up in a loving family…

Leaving nobody behind!

This academic year started on a very high note for me, thanks to the Vidyadhan students. Once again, across the states, they gave a sterling performance in their 12th-grade examinations. The first batch of Karnataka Vidyadhan graduated this year and all but 6 have already been placed or have gone for higher studies. At Vidyadhan,…