Sharana supports a budding artist

Young Manikandan, is our Mobile Library (mobile outreach unit) beneficiary from the Kandoctorthottaam slum. He is 12 years old, and he is a dreamer. His father is no more and his mother sells roasted corn by the seaside.

Manikandan is passionate about painting, and drawing. He forgets all his worries and enters a new world. Continue reading

Senior Cardiac Surgeon from France- Dr Charles and his voluntary work with Sharana

For the last 2 years, for a few months every year, it has been our pleasure to welcome Dr Charles de Riberolles within our programs in Sharana. A specialised cardiac surgeon in the past, now retired, he spends his time helping where his skills could come of use and his tremendous positive energy is appreciated.

Twice a week Dr Charles would visit Angalakuppam and work with Lakshmi at the dispensary. This served as a specialised on-the-job training for Lakshmi; Continue reading

Volunteers visit Sharana from Aiutare I Bambini

It was a pleasure to have Silvana and Brunella; volunteers from Aiutare I Bambini visit us at Sharana for a few days. Aiutare I Bambini (now called Mission Bambini) is an Italian charitable foundation, which was established in 2000 by founder and president Engineer Goffredo Modena. Their mission is to ‘help and support children living in poverty, sickness and without education, giving them the opportunity and hope of a better life.’
The AIB sponsorship program in Sharana began in July 2014 Continue reading