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posted on Friday, February 2nd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s health worker to Pilot Health Awareness camps

Lakshmi, Sharana’s health worker has planned 3-4 workshops before March this year with groups of women from the villages and slums on Cancer Awareness and the importance of Regular Self Examination of the Breast. Lakshmi has been working a nurse at the Angalakuppam community centre since over 15 years nowand has gradually taken over the… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, February 2nd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, January 5th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s Diary- Parvin Raj’s Story

– as penned by Alo Sud, board member- Sharana He passed away, brutally snatched from us all, early that morning. It was Deepavali, festive and merry. There was light and laughter. We were happy. He was on his way home, with freshly cut poultry. We were going to feast. The lorry came and crushed the… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, January 5th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
Sharana celebrates Children’s Day in all programs

While Sharana works for children and their well-being everyday- we still celebrate Children’s Day with great energy and enthusiasm. This year celebrations took place in all children’s programs and while the children remain children, the adults become kids again on this day, and laughter and fun filled up each program site of the organisation today. While… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, October 23rd, 2017
by Vandana Shah
5th batch of Sharana VTC boys receive their certificates and tool kits: a milestone to remember

On Monday last week the 5th batch of the VTC program, now young carpenters working in around wood units in Pondicherry received their certificates and new tool kits. This year marks a successful completion of

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Posted on Monday, October 23rd, 2017
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
Norway Students from Sharana visit Rural College for Women

As a first such joint initiative between Women Studies’ Department- Pondicherry University, Kasthurba College for Women-Villianur, and Sharana collaborated in a half day program at the Kasthurba College for Women titled GENDER, RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION: AN INTERFACE. While Sharana regularly receives students pursuing

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Posted on Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
posted on Sunday, October 15th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
Friends International and Sharana – A workshop and a Partnership

An intense rich and layered workshop by Mr. Vuthy, ChildSafe Alliance Coordinator for Southeast Asia and Ms Marie, Technical Advisor ChildSafe from Friends International was the first milestone achieved by Sharana with arguably the most esteemed partner in the field in the immersion and proposed formulation and implementation of a Child Safe Alliance policy and… Read more »

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Posted on Sunday, October 15th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, October 7th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s Diary- Vetrimaran’s Story

– as penned by Alo Sud, board member- Sharana The Vocational Training in Carpentry is a programme that enables school dropouts to take up a respectable viable career option in an otherwise hopeless life. This note on the programme is as true as calling the Pyramid a tomb. The interest is in the extended definition… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, October 7th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, September 16th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
Sharana team begins work with Pondicherry Central Prison inmates

It all started with Sharana being invited through the Lt. Governor’s office for a meeting organised in the prison by the Inspector General of Police (Prisons) Mr Pankaj Kumar Jha where several NGOs were present to discuss along with Dr Bedi and Mr Jha towards creating a better prison environment for the inmates and converting… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, September 16th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
French Art Students work with Sharana in Slums

It was a pleasure to have 4 students of the l’Haute Écoles des Arts du Rhin, Strasbourg, France work alongside our team of social workers and children for over 10 days this August. Sharana has been working closer and more deeply with art-oriented actions since over 4 years now- we have seen the impact it… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
Sharana receives Donor visit from Luxembourg

It was our pleasure to receive Mr Laurent Meiers, Board member of Foundation Madjani within the programs of Sharana earlier this month. During his 4-day visit, he took time to

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Posted on Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
by Vandana Shah
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