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Shishukunj History - Worldwide
 
1941
Late Shree Indubhai and others started Shishukunj Karachi (in pre-Independence India)
 
 
1947-55

Indubhai established several Shishukunj centres in Limbadi, Joravernagar, Wadhvan & Dhrangadhra. Dhrangadhra centre under leadership of Shree Jeetendrabhai Bhatt (also one of the founder members in Karachi) developed into Shikshan Pravruti

 
1955
 
On 12th February, Kala-Niketan Shishukunj Nairobi which 6 months later became Kala-Niketan Phoolwadi was founded by Late Shree Shantoobhai Raithatha, his wife Late Smt. Manjulaben, Late Shree Vallabhbhai, Shree Vinodbhai & Shree Kanubhai Mehta. Indubhai settled in Dar-es-salaam and with the help of Late Shree Rameshbhai Acharya established Shishukunj Dar-es-salaam on 23rd June
 
   
1960
 

A child education seminar was held in Dar-es-salaam. This was attended by many of the visionaries in child development. Inspired by this Shree Dhanjibhai Tanna & others started Shishukunj Kisumu

 
   

1964
 
Shree Ranchodbhai, Shree Karsanbhai (Kaka) & others started Shishukunj Mombasa
 
   
1968-70
 

Rameshbhai Archarya started Shishukunj Tanga (1968) and Shree Kapoorbhai Solanki and others started Shishukunj Moshi (1970)

 
1973
 

At a major child organisations convention in Mombasa, all accepted the name of SHISHUKUNJ for their children activities

 
 
1974

Late Shree Devchandbhai, Rameshbhai Archarya & others started Shishukunj activities in Sanatan Mandir, Leicester (UK)

 
1975

On 2nd February our inspiring pioneers Vallabhbhai, Devchandbhai & Dushyantbhai passed away in a road accident

   
1977
 
Shishukunj London was established
 
 
 
1980s
 
Shishukunj Centres opened in Nakuru, Kakamega, Arusha, Sweden, Los Angeles, Chicago
 
 
1982/1985

Shishukunj Sammelan in Nairobi & Mombasa inspired all to take Shishukunj beyond the Millennium

 
1999

Shishukunj Indore (known as The Shishukunj International School) was established

   
2000s
 

Shishukunj activities flourished in India under the inspiration and guidance of Indubhai & others:
Shishukunj Bhavnagar, Nana Surkha, Gopaldham, Sawar Kundla;
Shishukunj Ahemdabad, Manakwa (Bhuj), Bagasara, Chalala etc...

 

 

 
2006

Our founder member Indubhai passed away but he leaves behind an inspiring legacy which uplifts many lives for generations to come

 
2008

Shishukunj Sammelan held in Nairobi brought about new dynamism and innovation to Shishukunj activities globally

 
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