Sharana study material distribution 2015

In mid-June all the schools re-opened in Pondicherry after the annual summer holidays. The children are happy to go back to school and to meet old friends and teachers.

Like every year at Sharana we further support our sponsored children in their education, through the distribution of study material, notably bags, notebooks and other such items. Continue reading

Third year Sharana VTC boys start their exposure and placement visits

In 2012 Sharana launched the Carpentry Vocational Training Centre (VTC) in Aranganur for school drop-outs and the rural youth.

This being the end of our third year, we are trying an innovative way to educate our boys and give them further exposure. During their last month, once a week, along with master-carpenter Mani and social worker Anbu, our 10 boys will visit and interact with the team of various woodwork units across Chidambaram, Panruti, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Kottakuppam, Villianur, and Kalapet. Continue reading

Sharana proud to be part of Satya Special School’s “Own a book” initiative

As part of their “Own a book” initiative, the Satya Special School donated almost 3000 brand-new books to Sharana, about 3 months ago.

The idea of this project, was to give to the most vulnerable and destitute children, who have almost nothing to call their own- the possibility of OWNING their own books. Continue reading