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posted on Friday, June 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Collaboration with the Raj Nivas

Sharana was honoured to receive a visit from her Excellency the Lieutenant Governor of Pondicherry Dr. Kiran Bedi in April 2017. Very soon after Sharana started to work very closely alongside government departments to participate in actions and initiatives organised or encouraged by her. It is our honour to be associated with these initiatives mooted… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, June 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Homework help centres resume post summer holidays

Sharana runs three homework help centres, in the main office, at the centre for street and slum children and at the Angalakuppam community centre respectively- between 120-150 children receive this support every evening. It is Sharana’s belief that support for following what is taught at school and completing homework in a safe environment, in the… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, June 9th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana collaborates with Childline Puducherry

Sharana has been referring cases to CHILDLINE 1098 since over 5 years.        CHILDLINE 1098 is a 24- hour national toll-free emergency outreach service for children under the age of 18 who are in need of care and protection. The project is supported by Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi. The… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, June 9th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s Toppers 2018

Presenting Sharana’s proud toppers for the 10th and 12th standard this year…and they are siblings! And we have a girl!        While K Reena scored the highest marks of 451/500 in the 10th standard board exams (S.S.L.C), her brother K Dinesh scored 1005/1200 in the 12th standard public exams. Both children have been… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, May 19th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Meet Volunteers Elena and Sergio

Meet Elena Ursino and Sergio Macciò from Italy.     This young couple came for a few weeks to Sharana through Mission Bambini- one of our funding organisations. As part of their work they took time to visit and understand our programs and activities by working closely with the social workers.     They were… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, May 19th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Meet volunteer Florine

Meet Florine MOLINIER from France who interned in Sharana for 4 months since mid-January till date; she opted to have this experience as part of the college requirement between two years of a Masters Business Course.        Florine supported several ongoing activities during her stay such as program data entry, assisting in report… Read more »

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Posted on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Reflections on Sharana Summer Camps

as penned by Sharana’s board member Mrs. Alo. “Late August, given heavy rain and sun For a full week the black berries would ripen.” “300 days to go” that’s what some of us dared to write on the blackboard on the first day of a new session. We referred of course to the holidays. The… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, April 12th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Meet Volunteer Cécile

Meet Cécile Refait, a volunteer from France.   She is with us since September. Her pedagogical input is highly appreciated in the Preschool program at the Gayatri House. It has help tremendously as she is an experienced teacher by profession in France. The children have shown improvement in their learning abilities. She teaches the children… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, April 12th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Painting activity at the Pondicherry University

As an initiative from Dr Nalini Ranganathan- board member of Sharana and head of Women’s studies at the Pondicherry University along with Mrs Nalini Kamra and team from IWIN (Indian Women Network)- a group of children participated in an activity along with volunteers at the Pondicherry University. On Saturday the 10th of March, 20 children from the Drop-In… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Children and community members help in sorting waste

Post the waste management section in the village of Angalakuppam village, every household has been given a dustbin to collect the home’s dry recyclable waste; this is in turn emptied into large community dustbins placed at strategic points in the village. When the waste is full- every few weeks, community members come to the Sharana… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, March 14th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
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