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posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana distributes 25000 food-packets and counting, as on-going Covid relief

Since August Sharana has been providing cooked food packets as part of our Covid-relief work. Following a need in the communities, we have increased our daily food packets from 350 to 400 every day since mid-November. And last week we crossed the 25000 food packets milestone!  

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Posted on Thursday, December 3rd, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, November 27th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana supports communities through 800 Food Packet distributions

A big concern, for our beneficiaries, in the aftermath of #CycleNivar was food. How to organize and arrange for food for the first couple of days when everyone’s priority was to get their homes and lives back in order.   To support the children and families during this time-

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Posted on Friday, November 27th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s team stands with our beneficiaries through the aftermath of Cyclone Nivar

Our team of social workers has been in constant contact with all the beneficiaries we support through #CycloneNivar. Our efforts for reducing the damage caused by #CycloneNivar began early. We had been creating awareness among the children and families since the beginning of week; We instructed the families living in low-lying areas or very close… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, November 26th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana launches Booklet of Stories of Women’s Struggles and Resilience during the Covid-19 Pandemic

By March 2020, the second year of loans had been given out as part of our Women Social Entrepreneurship program and most businesses had only just begun running smoothly. Everyone in Sharana was excited and looking forward to the upcoming year which was going to be full of trainings and events with our Women Entrepreneurs. 

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Posted on Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, November 16th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana begins Digital Empowerment Project for Back to School children

Due to Covid-19, the majority of children in the programs of Sharana have absolutely no access to digital content or Smart devices neither for education nor for being positively engaged. They remain at home without any form of schooling/education whatsoever since March.  Although slowly since the second week of October, classes have begun in government… Read more »

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Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Sharana distributes over 22000 food packets since August 2020

Children’s Food and Nutrition remains a major concern in several communities Sharana works in. Before Covid-19, while most children used to have at least one meal at Sharana every day, the younger children used to have two meals and a snack at our centre.

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Posted on Wednesday, November 11th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, November 9th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Story 15- Shanti: Women’s Struggles and Resilience during the Covid-19 Pandemic Series

When her second born was an infant, Shanti’s husband left the house. That was four years go. Every now and then there are reports that he has been spotted here and there, but these have resulted in nothing. It is believed that he has lost his mental balance. photo taken in November 2018 (pre-covid) Her… Read more »

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Posted on Monday, November 9th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Story 14- Parameshwari: Women’s Struggles and Resilience during the Covid-19 Pandemic Series

Parameshwari has three children to feed, and an alcoholic unsupportive husband with a penchant for gambling to handle. 

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Posted on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2020
by Vandana Shah
Posted on Monday, November 2nd, 2020
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
De-addiction Awareness session held in Angalakuppam Community centre

Alcoholism is one of the most rampant problems in the village of Angalakuppam; most men drink everyday and are prey to this disease that destroys both the consumer’s physical and mental health as well as the economic, social and emotional fabric of the whole family. And the major brunt of this is faced by the… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, October 28th, 2020
by Vandana Shah
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