A Rejuvenating Sunday Morning

We had a fun-filled and fruitful meeting yesterday in Panaji. The meeting was attended by Dnyanesh, Siddharth, Sachin, Rajesh and Harish. Following were the highlights of the meeting: We started by introducing not ourselves, but any other members in the group. Positive Sharing: We all shared one positive incident / thing in our lives. This […]

Adventures of the PWS

A Group Photo after the SHG meet Amidst the hustle and bustle of the festive season, when tourist inflow in Goa is at peak, seven PWS met at the Bhagwan Mahavir Park at Campal, Panaji. Zubin, a PWS from Goa but presently working in Chennai, was scheduled to attend his first meeting with us. He […]

Celebrating Stammering

International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) is round the corner. We thought of starting early the celebrations. Three of us- I, Nathan and Nashville set out to the capital city Panaji for an outing. The theme of the outing was – “Celebrating Stammering”. We all met at the ferryboat point as decided sharp at 10.30 am. […]

It’s all about fun! – Goa SHG report

“Selfie-Help” 😉 Excited and looking forward to having fun, we came together to join hands once again at the Goa YMCA today. We started differently. Since everybody knew each other, instead of an introduction we all spoke about ourselves and which animal / bird symbolizes us, and why we think so. We had very interesting […]

Hum Saath Saath Hai (Goa SHG Report)

Left to Right: Siddharth, Prajyot, Rajesh, Harish, Dnyanesh, Manoj & Vikas Yes, we were together again, and we were seven of us J. Everyone was excited, because we were meeting after a gap. Manoj, who was in touch with our group on Whatsapp, was coming for the meeting, and we were getting to meet him for […]

Meeting with Mani Sir

This Sunday, all of us were all set and eager to go to the SHG meeting. It was the excitement of hosting Mani Sir (Mr. Manimaran from Chennai, the national coordinator of TISA) in our meetings that motivated us a little more.  A few of us first went to pick Mani Sir in the lodge. […]

Goa SHG Meeting

Goa SHG meeting tomorrow, at 1st Floor, YMCA Hall, Goa YMCA Building, Campal, Panaji.  Don’t miss this Mega-SHG meeting, with our National Coordinator Mr. Manimaran Velan. Mani Sir has been kind enough to devote 3 hours for our meeting, during his personal visit in Goa. So, don’t miss this opportunity. See you all there!!! Contact:  […]

Stammerer’s Day Out

Today we had a unique agenda for our SHG meeting- outdoor activities. These included talking to strangers, practice of voluntary stuttering and stammering interviews. Three of us- Dnyanesh, Vikas and I (Harish) met at the B. R. Ambedkar Park in the heart of Panaji city, and off we were on our mission to find strangers […]

Weekend with Jasbirji

Jasbirji, was in Goa last week. He was on his official visit, but was gracious enough to extend his stay by two days to spend time with the local SHG. And what an eventful two days we had..! On Saturday, we organized a talk by Jasbirji open to the public. We flashed listings on local […]

Meeting Jasbirji

Jasbirji is presently in Goa, and I had an opportunity to meet him today at the lodge where he is staying. The evening spent with Jasbirji today is a lasting memory I will cherish for my life time. Jasbirji’s smiling face welcomed me, and within no time, I was very much comfortable talking to him, […]

The Joy of Speaking

SHG Meeting report – 25th Aug, 2013 Meeting attendees – Sankalp, Vikas, Dnyanesh, Rahul and Harish Venue: YMCA Panaji. Today was a relatively smaller group, and no first-timers. So, we did not have any introduction round. Starting with some informal chit-chats, we then kicked off the meeting. We had planned to catalogue our stammer by […]

Speeches, Advertisements and ‘Patolis’

This is a report of SHG meeting we had on 11th Aug. Apologies for the delay… Today (11th Aug), the meeting was attended by- Sankalp, Rahul, Dnyanesh, Harish, Vikas, Siddharth and Sagar. (Left to Right in the photo) We welcomed Vikas Ranga- from Delhi, who was attending the meeting for the first time. Vikas is […]

Fall, Fail, Fire…

Role play activity- Customer at a Bank This Sunday, five of us- Rahul, Dnyanesh, Sankalp, Rajan and I met looking forward to yet another fun-filled SHG meeting. Today, the meeting was also attended by Mr. Rajesh Kenkre. Rajesh Kenkre is a renowned architect and an interior designer with his own enterprise in the capital city […]

Goa SHG meets…

“Rain rain go away… little Johny wants to play”. The rain Gods did hear the prayers, and this Sunday evening in Goa was pleasant with no heavy showers. It was a perfect time for an SHG meeting. We met at YMCA Hall in Panaji. We welcomed three new members who attended the meeting for the […]

Happy Stammering!!!

Goa SHG planned a meeting on Sunday, 13/1/2013 at the I. T. lab, Goa University. First of all we are grateful to the HOD of DCST Department, Prof. P.R. Rao for permitting us to hold our meeting in the premises of Goa University.  Members present at the Sunday meet were: 1) Harish 2) Rajan 3) […]


Four of us met today in Children’s Park, in the capital city of Panaji – 1.      Projot 2.      Rajan 3.      Rahul 4.      Harish We started with season’s greetings and some casual talks, and then quickly started following the agenda planned-  1.      Introduction Activity One member had to tell about himself to the other. The other […]

Goa SHG Meets in Panaji

Left to Right: Prajot, Rahul, Babaji and Harish Today, we decided to meet in the capital city Panaji for the first time. Our new friend from Mapusa (Near Panaji), with his enthusiastic efforts and zeal to attend an SHG meeting, arranged a venue for holding the SHG meeting. A few more people from Panaji were […]

Under the blazing Sun, 3 PWS have FUN !

After a rather long gap, we here at Goa met here today, on a bright, pleasant and sunny Sunday morning. We were three of us- I (Harish), Babaji and a new member (name not disclosed on request) who attended an SHG meeting for the first time with us. After formal introductions, we started with the […]