Addictions counsellor Smita Barooah conducts workshop at Sharana

It was a great honour and privilege to receive renowned addiction counsellor and photographer Smita Barooah into Sharana for a two-day workshop on alcohol addiction. (25th and 26th July)

While the first day covered understanding addiction and Continue reading

Sharana social worker attends training program in Bangalore

Earlier this July, Mr Ravianand, social worker of the Back to School program attended a 5-day training program related to Women and Child issues for functionaries of the Government and Voluntory Organisations held at the NIPCCD, Bangalore. (National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development)- an autonomous organisation working under the aegis of Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India.

About 35 members were present for the training including Continue reading

Golden chain team visits Vanrapet slum with Sharana

Since April 2016, Golden Chain Fraternity, an organisation created by and of the Alumni of the Ashram School- the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education (SAICE) have been supporting certain ongoing projects at Sharana, including a homework help centre, beautification of certain slum walls, and the purchase of public dustbins for a slum behind the railway station of Puducherry.

Last Friday, we were happy to have Mr Ramraj Sehgal, Mr Dilip Patel and Mrs Alo Sud from the GCF Continue reading