Author Archives: sheela gokani

March 15

Mam Lulu

I am a little behind with my blogs due to my preparation of my Re-Entry back to UK and my role at GSK which I have been looking forward to. As promised I would like to dedicate this blog to a very special lady I met during my visit to Leonard Cheshire Disability Philippines Foundation, […]

February 27

My visit to Philippines Foundation Inc (LCDPFI) General Santos (Jensen) & Tacurong – Part 2

December 12th – 14th Visit to General Santos, Philippines After a very busy schedule in Quezon City and completing my tasks, myself and part of the LCDPFI Team flew to General Santos (Jensen). I attended the Partners’ Conference with so many individuals from various professions, some of the individuals who attended were Persons with some […]

January 29

My visit to Leonard Cheshire Disability Philippines Foundation Inc (LCDPFI) Quezon City, Manila – Part 1

7th December – 15th December 2017 Has it ever happened to you? Arriving at your destination only to discover that your baggage is missing? I arrived Manila capital city of the Philippines, with my colleage Sridhar after a long 10 hour flight via Kuala Lumpur (KL) on 7th December (Bangalore>KL>Manila) and to our disappointment our […]

December 22

Sri Lanka Visit – The Wester Seaton Cheshire Home

23rd October to 29th October 2017 The moment I landed in Sri Lanka (Negombo) I knew it was going be a great experience. It was going to be a very special trip for me.  This is a country of contrasts and surprises and one I very quickly fell in love with.  From the lush green tea fields of […]

November 17

My First Diwali/Onam Festival in India

Festival of Lights I started writing this blog just before Diwali, due to my domestic travels I am publishing it a little late..hope you enjoy reading:-) This is the first time I have ever been away  from home for such a wonderful and the most important festival of the year, Yes once again I was […]

October 12

Namaskara from Bengaluru (Bangalore)

I had been preparing myself for this memorable journey for the past few months, after a  long tiring 10 hour flight from London Heathrow, my pickup arrived on time, once we left the Bengaluru Airport I saw tall buildings,  the city is the major IT exporter in India hence the nickname being The Silicon Valley […]

August 29

My Pulse journey begins…

It seems along time ago since I attended my Pulse orientation training in June where all Pulse volunteers attended, there were previous pulse volunteers who presented their journey, volunteering in various countries. There was a lot of training involved using  different tools to ensure we succeed in delivering and complete our 6 month assignment successfully. […]