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posted on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Sharana Launches Digital Lab and Language Lab

We are happy to announce that last month we inaugurated our Digital Lab and Language Lab, supported by Straive. The purpose of the Digital Lab is to give underprivileged children access to computer literacy. Over the past two years, education has increasingly been moving online and children with a lack of digital resources have missed… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, June 24th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
My Experience at Sharana- Shared by Volunteer Aastha

–penned by volunteer Aastha Agarwal who was with us in the months of May and June. Inspired to share her experiences, she wrote this piece on her own initiative. I had 2 months before heading off to university to pursue my Masters and I wanted to spend my time doing something meaningful and enriching; something… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, June 24th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, June 8th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
4 Stories of Art Changing Lives Across Different Socio-Economic Backgrounds

The following stories are a documentation of his work by Mr Manuel Theremand, our in-house Expressive Arts Practitioner and Art Therapist, as well as our Child Protection Officer. Penned by Board Member Alo Pal. Born to alcoholic parents, living on the streets, used by their parents for begging with not a remote intention of sending them… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, June 8th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Monday, June 6th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Sharana’s Summer Camps Return After Two Years of Covid-19

-penned by Board Member Alo Pal and Communications Intern Tanay Kagal One of Sharana’s main objectives has been to send children from the streets and slums to school, keeping them from harm and abuse. Once they are in school our next objective is to prevent dropouts, and have regular follow-ups with parents and schools on problems… Read more »

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Posted on Monday, June 6th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, June 3rd, 2022
by Vandana Shah
A Single Mother’s Entrepreneurship Thrives Despite All Resistance

-penned by board member Mrs Alo Pal Life imitates art but sometimes life imitates bad art in tenacious meticulous detail. Married into a rather poor family where her relationship with her in-laws was strained, Durga (name changed) moved back to her parents’ house after the demise of her husband in a freak electrocution on the… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, June 3rd, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Ensuring Hygiene Standards and Boosting Customer Confidence through the FSSAI License for Beneficiaries of the Social Entrepreneurship Program

-penned by our Communications Intern Tanay Kagal The Social Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) at Sharana provides women with interest-free and collateral-free loans for establishing their own small business or for developing an existing one. However, Sharana’s support extends beyond giving the loan. Social workers regularly follow up on the business, the well-being of the beneficiary, and… Read more »

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Posted on Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Community Art: Eco-Therapy At The Tsunami Quarters

-penned by board member Mrs. Alo Pal “In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures life may perfect be” Ben Johnson Session I At the tsunami quarters – rows of identical little matchbox houses. Manuel : Close your eyes, think of Nature, what do you see? Women and children in a Community… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, April 23rd, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Sharana Organises Safe Internet and Substance Abuse Awareness Sessions

-penned by our Communications Intern Tanay Kagal Awareness Sessions in Schools The onset of the COVID 19 pandemic brought jurisdictional limitations on the mobility of people and significant changes in their daily routines. As we were shut inside our homes, many of us turned to a screen as our window to the outside world. School,… Read more »

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Posted on Wednesday, April 13th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Women’s Day at Sharana- a reinforcement of our commitment towards being catalysts to their development

– penned by our board member Mrs. Alo Pal The village sits together, the stage is set before them, everybody likes a good show, a departure from the routine with the buzz of a clan assembled in anticipation of fun and entertainment. And thus, a puppet show in the village focused on issues such as… Read more »

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Posted on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, March 18th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Skill-development at Sharana: towards a more dignified life

-penned by our board member Mrs. Alo Pal. One day, in 2019, Kavitha snapped, she abandoned her unproductive alcoholic abusive husband and she relocated to Coimbatore with her four children. Her oldest daughter Valli, who had just passed her 10th exam, started to work while the other three were enrolled in school. Since her move… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, March 18th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
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