Essence

‘Shishukunj’ (a Sanskrit word meaning a garden of children) is primarily an organisation dedicated for the development of children.

Shishukunj’s logo represents the underlying philosophy of the organisation. A child is like the blossoming bud that develops under the nurturing care of the beautiful flower. The pot holds the soil, manure and air that are needed for buds to blossom properly. By being that pot – Shishukunj provides the plethora of nutrients that enable a child’s holistic development.

As each bud becomes a flower they in turn take on the responsibility of nurturing the newer buds and so the circle that surrounds the logo remains intact. These children continue the work of inspiring generations to come.

The uniqueness of Shishukunj is that it places the child at the heart of everything – the children are the most important members and they are the primary consideration when making any decision. The words “bhai” and “ben” suffix everyone’s name to promote an environment of equality so that the smallest baalak and the oldest member are placed on the same footing.

Many of our children grow up to become young professionals with extremely successful careers in business, medicine and public service, however, Shishukunj ensures that they maintain a grounded view of their achievements and that their success is put to positive use.

This symbol reflects the essence of Shishukunj since the formation of our very first Kendra of Shishukunj Karachi (in pre-Independence India) in 1941.