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posted on Monday, October 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Global Handwashing Day

On Global Hand washing day, Sharana is proud to be celebrating the 5th year of our Seeds of Change program, which uses sports and games to create awareness on the importance of washing your hands (among other topics). Social worker Anbu takes this program with his team to several schools, villages and communities in and… Read more »

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Posted on Monday, October 15th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Rural Eye camp held in the Angalakuppam community centre

Our resource centre in the village of Angalakuppam, turned into an Eye Hospital from this morning till late afternoon today. Sharana held an Eye Camp in collaboration with the Alumni Organisation of the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education-the Golden Chain Fraternity (our financial partners for this camp) and Arvind Eye hospital for the members… Read more »

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Posted on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, October 4th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s prospective Tripartite collaboration with Universities

Sharana is delighted at the prospect of a tripartite collaboration with Pondicherry University and Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway. Sharana has been receiving students from the OsloMet University since over a year for their internship projects. Sharana’s contact with the Pondicherry University goes back several years through various interventions including internships, visits etc. On Wednesday, we received the… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, October 4th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana restarts Workshops with Adolescent Girls

At Sharana, we are excited to announce the launch of a series of workshops for adolescent girls. Currently, our team provides support to vulnerable children from Puducherry and its surrounding areas, giving them the tools they need to build their own bright futures. Our services include educational support through evening Homework Help Centres, emotional support… Read more »

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Posted on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, September 8th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana on International Literacy Day

  One of Sharana’s fundamental beliefs is the right to Literacy and education. The Back to school program, has been working closely with children, communities and schools since 2000. Among other activities we take books during our visits and encourage the children to read freely and without hesitation or self-consciousness and develop a love for… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, September 8th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, August 4th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s team completes participation in the the Swachh Bharat Summer Internship program

Following on from a previous post, we are now proud to report that we have finished our month-long internship with the Swachh Bharat Summer Internship program (SBSI). From the 19th June to the 19th July, our nine social workers and our coordinator dedicated over 400 hours of voluntary service to cleaning up the fisherman area… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, August 4th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, July 6th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana participates in the Swachh Bharat Summer Internship (SBSI) program

The Government has launched a nationwide Swachh Bharat Summer Internship (SBSI) program. It is encouraged by the Prime Minister of India where an option of 100 hours of Swachata practice could to be implemented and recorded by individuals or groups (as a team).        While this program has been made specially to encourage… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, July 6th, 2018
by Vandana Shah
posted on Thursday, June 21st, 2018
by Vandana Shah
Sharana celebrates International Yoga Day

We have introduced Yoga into the programs of Sharana this year among our other activities. The reactions in each of our programs have been undoubtedly positive and reenergising. A trained yoga instructor has been conducting yoga classes (asanas and stretching) for the team of Sharana at the main office once a week since February. The… Read more »

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Posted on Thursday, June 21st, 2018
by Vandana Shah
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
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