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posted on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana holds Child to Child sessions in schools

Once the Seeds of Change program is completed on one of the four topics (Waste management, water and sanitation, personal hygiene and social cohesion), the children participate in a “Child-to-Child” session by raising awareness on one of the issues to other children, to their family or community. The “Child-to-Child” concept is based on the idea… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, December 12th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
French volunteer in the Seeds of Change program

In September, we received a French volunteer- Ferdinand Rochas, who will be with Sharana until March 2019. When he approached our organisation,

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Posted on Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Seeds of Change program- an update from the Bahour School

Sharana has almost completed its Seeds of Change activities on Waste Management in the Bharati Government Higher Secondary School in Bahour. Our social workers

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Posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana launches Women’s Social Entrepreneurship program

The 2nd November 2018 is a day that the team at Sharana have been working up to for months. From across all of Sharana’s programs, they have carefully selected 15 mothers from urban Puducherry and 10 mothers from the rural area of Angalakuppam. The selection process was rigorous, requiring the social workers to conduct multiple,… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, November 19th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Norway Students complete their volunteering at Sharana

Over the last three months, Sharana has received six volunteers from OsloMet – Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway. The six young women are all studying a Bachelor’s degree in Child Welfare and have come to India as part of their course — a unique opportunity for them to gain work experience in a completely different context…. Read more »

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Posted on Monday, November 19th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, November 16th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Second eye camp of 2018 at Sharana

– as penned by volunteer Lucy Heyderman. One morning in October, the main office was empty. It had been cleared in preparation of Sharana’s second Eye Camp of the month. At 9am a team of mostly women, dressed in crisp white saris, entered the building. In moments, they transformed the space into what appeared like… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, November 16th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Mothers’ meeting at Sharana

For the past 2 months, Sharana’s social worker Vadivu has been leading a group for adolescent girls each Saturday*. During these weekly sessions, Vadivu has covered a range of topics from mensuration to make-up. As the girls have grown more comfortable and confident with each other, honest conversations about these subjects have flourished. However, for… Read more »

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Posted on Tuesday, November 13th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, November 2nd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana participated in the “Swachhata Hi Seva” nation-wide cleaning project

Sharana was delighted to have been involved in yet another initiative of the Government’s nation-wide cleaning projects: Swachhata Hi Seva 2018 (SHS). The drive was initiated on the 15th of  September  until the 2nd October, inviting NGOs, schools, colleges, social, cultural and political leaders, corporations, government officials, collectors and sarpanches, to participate for 10 days… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, November 2nd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, October 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Global Handwashing Day

On Global Hand washing day, Sharana is proud to be celebrating the 5th year of our Seeds of Change program, which uses sports and games to create awareness on the importance of washing your hands (among other topics). Social worker Anbu takes this program with his team to several schools, villages and communities in and… Read more »

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Posted on Monday, October 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Rural Eye camp held in the Angalakuppam community centre

Our resource centre in the village of Angalakuppam, turned into an Eye Hospital from this morning till late afternoon today. Sharana held an Eye Camp in collaboration with the Alumni Organisation of the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education-the Golden Chain Fraternity (our financial partners for this camp) and Arvind Eye hospital for the members… Read more »

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Posted on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
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