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posted on Monday, August 10th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Story 2- Sumati: Women’s Struggles and Resilience during the Covid-19 Pandemic Series

Sumati has a god gifted talent. She can etch your name on a grain of Basmati Rice. photo was taken in January 2020, pre-covid A few months back

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Posted on Monday, August 10th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Story 1- Mary: Women’s Struggles and Resilience during the Covid-19 Pandemic Series

Mary wakes up at five in the morning. She wears her face mask and she goes to the Pondicherry wholesale fruit market.

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Posted on Tuesday, August 4th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Preamble- Stories of Women’s Struggles and Resilience during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Sharana’s Social Entrepreneurship Programme, has opened our eyes to the ease of life we can bring about by giving our beneficiaries a small loan to help them set up businesses. In the last two years, our interventions have meant that in some deserving households there’s more food on the table, there’s more frequent food on… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, July 30th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Distributions continue at Sharana amid Covid19

We have begun disbursement of support kits once again to 350+ families in batches of 30 a day.

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Posted on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana is 20!

Development and amélioration while preserving the core values of our culture has been and remains our central mode of intervention. Here’s to many more years of being agents of empowerment and transformation

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Posted on Tuesday, July 7th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, June 29th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana distributes books from Samskriya Foundation to local children

Pending school reopening Sharana distributes Tamil Books steeped in vernacular folklore, to its children It has been over 3 months since the children have been to school; and the effects of the Pandemic is clear in several of the vulnerable communities Sharana works with. The children have missed out on a large academic chunk and… Read more »

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Posted on Monday, June 29th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, May 7th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
‘Life Under Lock-down’ for Women of Sharana’s Social Entrepreneurship Program

-penned by Ms Jagriti Shankar This report provides a preliminary review of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the beneficiaries of Sharana’s Women Social Entrepreneurship Program. This program is being supported by Majany. 

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Posted on Thursday, May 7th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Sunday, April 19th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana completes second day of Provisions support

Here is a summary of our distribution at the end of day 2. Number of families supported 355 of 1000 (supported families) Provision details 10 Kgs rice, 1 Kg dal, 1 Kg rava, 0.5 Kg sugar Number of Distribution Days 3 to 4 days BPL rations card holders: All Percentage of daily wage earners All… Read more »

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Posted on Sunday, April 19th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, April 18th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana begins Provisions Distributions for Covid19 affected families

This morning we were able to start distributing provision items to 400 families affected by Covid19 within the programs of the organisation after getting the required permissions from the District Administration. All Social Distancing and Hygiene protocols have been maintained as per the Govt of India’s directives; such as wearing masks and gloves, proper and… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, April 18th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, April 11th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharing News- Covid19@Sharana

-penned by Vandana Shah and Jagriti Shankar Dear Friends,  Yes, it is a time of global crisis and all the 1000+ children and their families have been affected by it.  Yes, it is not an easy time. Period.  And yet our heart is filled with renewed energies as many friends of Sharana from across the… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, April 11th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
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