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posted on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Sharana students train in Food and Beverage Service and Food Management in collaboration with Banana Cafe

The below article is penned by our board member, Mrs. Alo PAL About twenty years ago Rajkala the founder President of Sharana established Sharana,

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Posted on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Sharana celebrates as student excels in Silambam

-penned by our board member Mrs. Alo Pal When you wake up every morning to the relentless drudgery of eking out a living as a mason to provide for your wife and three children, you don’t have the mind space to accommodate extra-curricular for your children even if it is a skill you possess.  Such… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, October 20th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Sharana collaborates with Ecofemme, Auroville to create Menstrual Cycle Literacy and encourage the use of Cloth Pads among Adolescent Girls and Women

In Sharana, as an organization we have never claimed to be able to do it all on our own; we are proud to partner with like-minded collaborators and partners in our journey to make a difference where work is needed to be done. In fact, we know that to move forward and for truly lasting… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, September 1st, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, August 23rd, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Sharana resumes Digital Empowerment Project for Back to School children

Due to the second Covid-19 wave that hit us this year, the majority of children in the programs of Sharana remain at home without any form of schooling/education whatsoever. For many, this has meant over 1.5 years without formal education. For most children supported by Sharana, this is often the difference between continuing education and… Read more »

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Posted on Monday, August 23rd, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, August 4th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Sharana distributes over 1 lakh cooked meals as Covid-relief support

COVID19 has brought unprecedented & persisting hunger into the communities. Families are having fewer meals a day & nutrition levels are deplorable. Since last August we’ve been distributing cooked lunches every day. We have just crossed the 100000 packets mark. Work needs to continue! It’s not a milestone we at Sharana get any pride in, it’s… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, August 4th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, July 30th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Expressive Arts Practitioner Manuel conducts healing art sessions with fellow social workers

The last year and a half have been turbulent, to say the least, and our social workers faced a lot of challenges both at the work and in their personal lives. They have been working day in and day out, witnessing and supporting families in the community through some really difficult experiences esp amid Covid-19;… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, July 30th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Pooja- the story of a girl determined to chart her own course in life

-penned by Mrs Alo Pal, a board member. Pulled out of school when she got her period at the age of 13, Pooja was pronounced a bad omen by a priest. When our social workers approached the family, they were told she would resume school after her period. That did not happen. When questioned, her… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, July 22nd, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, July 2nd, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Seeing from the man’s perspective- Vijay’s story

-penned by Mrs. Alo Pal, board member. Vijay and Bharathi fell in love and got married. He could not bring her to his home as theirs was an inter-caste marriage. Vijay has been living with his wife and in-laws since. Today he is 39, his wife 35, they have two girls and they had taken… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, July 2nd, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, May 7th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
As the first year of Covid-19 closes, and another begins…

When Covid-19 struck last year, no one in the world would have thought this is where we would be more than a year from then. And yet a year has gone by; shattering many realities we took for granted and setting into place a new normal that is here to remain. We have all been… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, May 7th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, April 30th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
Team Sharana begins second Telephonic Awareness Campaign in Angalakuppam Village

As stated in our earlier post, to disrupt the Covid-19 contagion we have taken a short pause from the field and are now tackling the Pandemic from the safe and sanitized environment of our centres; this is to keep both our team as well as the communities safe. With the present situation of Covid 19,… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, April 30th, 2021
by Vandana Shah
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