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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
posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Seeds of Change program- an update from the Bahour School

Sharana has almost completed its Seeds of Change activities on Waste Management in the Bharati Government Higher Secondary School in Bahour. Our social workers

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Posted on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana launches Women’s Social Entrepreneurship program

The 2nd November 2018 is a day that the team at Sharana have been working up to for months. From across all of Sharana’s programs, they have carefully selected 15 mothers from urban Puducherry and 10 mothers from the rural area of Angalakuppam. The selection process was rigorous, requiring the social workers to conduct multiple,… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
by Vandana Shah
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