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13th Year: 2011
- Piano Recital by Robyn, Mosaic Art Portrait & CNY Reunion Lunch
- Chinese New Year, PA Got Talents, Alvin's Birthday & Opening of Clay-Street New Studio
- Bye-bye Heni
Seva Wk 01: Art of Living Ashram, Bangalore
Seva Wk 02: 1st Seva with Divine Karnataka Project & On Course
Seva Wk 03: Sponsoring Rural Village Sport Clubs & Bridge at Chikmagalur
Seva Wk 04:
'WHY DKP' Corporate Fund Raising
Seva Wk 05: DKP Helps Rural Farmers, Gadag & Koppal, Karnataka
Seva Wk 06: Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Konark, Puri & Sri Sri University
Seva Wk 07: Tribal School Project, Jharkhand
Seva Wk 08:
Tribal School Arts Festival on Facebook
Seva Wk 09: Tribal School @ Dumuria & Ranchi
Seva Wk 10: Tribal School Digital Contest & Kolkata
Seva Wk 11: Kolkata to Delhi to Himachal Pradesh
Seva Wk 12: Shoghi, Shimla & Tirthan Valley in Himachal Pradesh

Seva Wk 13: Homestay @ Tirthan, Kullu Valley
Seva Wk 14: Sangla, Peo, Nako, Kinnaur Valley
Seva Wk 15: Tabo, Kaza, Kye, Spiti Valley
Seva Wk 16: Demul to Komic on Yaks, Spiti Valley

Seva Wk 17: Kaza to Manali to Gurgaon, Delhi
Seva Wk 18: Gurgaon & Barefoot College,Tilonia
Seva Wk 19: Jaipur & back to Bangalore
Seva Wk 20 & 21: With the Murthys in Bangalore

Seva Wk 22-24: Meridian 101 Ambassadors for India & Bye Bye India
Seva Wk 25: Seva in Africa - Jumbo Kenya!
Seva Wk 26: Seva at the Children's Garden Home
Seva Wk 27: More Seva Projects at CGH
Seva Wk 28: Self-drive Safari to Masai Mara, Lake Naivasha, Hell's Gate
Seva Wk 29: Short Break to Arusha, Tanzania
Seva Wk 30: Safari at Nairobi National Park & Children's Day Celebration
Seva Wk 31: Launching BEADwear for Christmas
Seva Wk 32: Robyn turns 13 in Kampala, Uganda
Seva Wk 33: Rafting the White Nile, Jinja, Uganda
Seva Wk 34: Sipi Falls, Uganda & African Child Mega Dance in Kenya
Seva Wk 35: Nairobi to Mombasa, Malindi & Lamu
Seva Wk 36: Seva@Lamu - Donkey necklace + Kaya
Seva Wk 37: Seva@Lamu - Hands Up 4 Kids
Seva Wk 38: Bye Africa, Hello Istanbul, Homeward-bound Singapore
- Home Sweet Home in Singapore

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5 Mar 2011: Bye Bye, Heni

Heni and Robyn

Good pals Heni and Robyn


Heni, Alvin and Jin

Heni, Alvin and Jin


Jin and Heni

Jin and Heni


Jin, Robyn and Grandma Susan

Jin, Robyn and Grandma Susan



6 Mar 2011: Bye Bye, Singapore, Family and Friends, We're Off for SEVA 2011

The Yongs at airport send-off

We finally embarked on our 9-month SEVA 2011 on 6 Mar 2011 and our first stop was the Art of Living Ashram in Banglaore.

We thank all our family and friends for such a warm and joyous send-off at the airport.

Let's stay in touch over email and we'll publish our experiences on this website.

See ya!

Thumbs up for a journey of a lifetime.

The Scent'al family

We took Air India from Singapore to Chennai on the night of 6 Mar and slept overnight at the airport. The next morning, we flew from Chennai to Bangalore.

We were excited as India is totally an unknown location for us. We have no idea what to expect but it's best to 'expect nothing, enjoy everything', just like what Neale said in Conversation With God series.

Our visa in India is for 6 months till Aug 2011. Thereafter, we shall continue our seva in Africa.

Overnight at Chennai airport

Jin and Robyn with Sheepy given by Joanna.

Jin and Robyn with Sheepy given by Joanna. Sheepy became Robyn's cuddly sleeping companion thereafter.

Robyn and Alvin with the massage pounder from Theingi.

Robyn and Alvin with the massage pounder from Theingi. It's great for post meditation relaxation.

Bangalore airport

On 7 Mar 11.30am, we touched down at Bangalore airport. Thanks to the referral by Alvin's Art of Living teacher, Raquel, we made prior taxi arrangement and were off to the ashram in no time. Mmm, wonder how the ashram would be like...

India, here we stay for the next half a year...

Henceforth, we shall publish our SEVA 2011 journey in a weekly reflection format. Let's begin with Week 1.


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