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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
posted on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana starts homework help centre in Angalakuppam

The 155 children of Angalakuppam are supported through Sharana’s Collective Sponsorship program. This program provides children with the emotional and financial support they need to remain in and prosper in their education. Most of the children are first generation school-goers and have at least one alcoholic member in the house often the cause of several… Read more »

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Posted on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, March 10th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana celebrates International Women’s Day

Like every year Sharana celebrated International Women’s day earlier today. Mothers of children from many of Sharana’s programs, slums, villages and communities came together to enjoy a day of festivities, sports and activities. Several of the mothers brought along their babies in arms who were cared for at the venue by Sharana’s staff. The day… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, March 10th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana covers the topic of Waste through games

Sharana social workers Anbu and Bhavani go to the Sanyasikuppam Government Middle school every week and conduct awareness session through sports and games on the topic of Waste Management. This particular game “Meengalai Kappathu- Save the fishes” is played to understand the negative effect waste and pollution has on fishes in the water bodies. The… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, February 24th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana boosts children’s interest in Science through fun experiments

Sharana received Mr Mani from Samskriya Foundation for a third session last Saturday. While he taught the basics of Air Pressure and Sound through fun experiments in the last 2 sessions, this week the topic of Light was approached with the same methodology. He spent ½ day with 35 children from Sharana training them through… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, February 24th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
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
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