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posted on Monday, October 3rd, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Seeds of Change Project Head Harshitha’s Experiences With An Irular Community 25 km From Puducherry

-Penned by Board Member Alo Pal Harshitha is passionate about child protection and ensuring the rights of children through Social Work. She is a fresh graduate from the Sri Aurobindo International Centre of Education, Pondicherry, working at Sharana for almost a year, gathering irreplaceable authentic experience working directly with our beneficiaries. For the past few… Read more »

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Posted on Monday, October 3rd, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Friday, August 26th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Sharana Launches 3 New Tuition Centres

For almost two years, hundreds of government school-going children from the communities we work in have had no formal schooling of any kind. With dropping out remaining a huge risk, our work remains more important than ever alongside these children. As an organisation we have never hesitated to work where there are challenges, and our… Read more »

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Posted on Friday, August 26th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
posted on Saturday, August 13th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
Sowing the ‘Seeds of Wellbeing’ in Women from Local Communities to Create Ecosystems of Self-Care

-Penned by Communications Intern Tanay Kagal- Those who face the greatest disadvantages are also at highest risk of being mentally ill. However, accessibility of mental health awareness and treatments is limited for the economically disadvantaged. Ms Geeta Bhansali, workshop facilitator, came up with the project ‘Seeds of Wellbeing’ with the aim of helping people become… Read more »

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Posted on Saturday, August 13th, 2022
by Vandana Shah
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
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