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posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
by Vandana Shah
Sharana staff attend workshop on Dyslexia

On the 19th of January- 3 social workers and 1 teacher from Sharana attended a one day workshop on “Embracing and Overcoming Dyslexia”. It was organised by Azim Premji Foundation in collaboration with Madras Dyslexia Association. Topics covered included- what is Dyslexia, how to identify Dyslexia, understanding Dyslexia and how to work with children with… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
by Vandana Shah
Sharana Children conduct Rally in Angalakuppam

The children of Angalakuppam recently conducted a rally based on the topic of “Reduce Plastic bags and choose Cloth bags!”

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Posted on Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, January 11th, 2019
by Vandana Shah
New Ground cleared at the Irular Community- T N Palayam

In February 2018, Sharana’s social workers begun conducting outreach in T N Palayam, where an Irular tribe community lives. Sharana’s work in this area was requested by the Honourable Lieutenant Governor Dr Kiran Bedi’s office, given the deeply disadvantaged position of the tribe. The Irular tribe traditionally lives in forest

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Posted on Friday, January 11th, 2019
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, January 5th, 2019
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s founder Mrs Rajkala receives Award at the Raj Nivas

Last evening at the Raj Nivas, Mrs Rajkala Partha, Sharana’s founder was presented the Front Runners Award by Puducherry’s Honorable Lt Governor Dr Kiran Bedi and Chief Secretary Mr Ashwani Kumar. The evening was attended by several dignitaries including

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Posted on Saturday, January 5th, 2019
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
by Vandana Shah
A volunteer shares her experience in Sharana’s programs

-penned by Lucy Heyderman- who volunteered in several programs of Sharana from July-December 2018- she came to Sharana through Development in Action- a volunteer placement organisation Sharana has been collaborating with since 2000.  For the last 6 months, I have been helping out twice a week at Sharana’s Angalakuppam Community Centre Crèche. Now 6 months… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, December 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Posted on Friday, December 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Clowns without Borders perform in Sharana

For a third year in a row, it was an absolute pleasure to have the team of Clowns Without Borders, France perform for the children of Sharana last evening. It was a power-packed treat for all the senses,

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Posted on Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, December 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana distributes Sports uniforms in Aranganur Govt Primary school

Sharana has been working with Aranganur Government Primary School for over a decade, and what a change we have seen! Where before the school struggled to retain students (under 70 children in year 2008), now

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Posted on Saturday, December 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
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
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