The construction of the toilets at Ramanjeri was completed in late October and an inauguration function was organised for it on Oct 24th 2019.
Training sessions were organised in Comptuer science and Maths for all teachers. Sessions for computer teachers were organised during the exam week on Sept 18th and 19th at Thiruvallur and for all teachers from Sept 24th to 26th in Olcott Memorial School.
As part of Glovis Sugadharam project repair works are being carried out at the toilets in schools in Thiruvallur. In Aug/Sept works were carried out at 6 of the schools.
Educational and sports materials were purchased and distributed at all 61 Glovis Sangamam schools and 8 Project Sangamam schools. On Sept 13th a functions were organised at 5 schools to distribute materials to the students. Members from Hyundai Glovis also participated in this function.
Asha received donations of used laptops from several individual donors and small companies. These were given to various schools that didnt have adequate number of computers.
The new toilet construction works at Pudhukandigai and Ramanjeri are progressing. This is supported by Hyundai Glovis.
The new toilet at Chidambarampatti in Thoothukudi District was inaugurated on the 17th of August by Asha and Trimble Technologies.
A new toilet is being constructed for the primary school at Chidambarampatti in Thoothukudi District with support from Trimble Technologies.
Asha Chennai setup libraries at 6 schools with the support of Hyundai Glovis in June 2019.
The new toilet at Pudhukandigai was completed. This was inaugurated by Hyundai Glovis and BEO of the Poondi block of Thuruvallur on 29th Aug 2019.
From the excess funds of 2018-19, Asha Chennai undertook some infrastructure work at various Glovis Sangamam schools during May and June of 2019.
RightStart – 2019 was conducted from May 27th to 31st at Vanavani school in IIT campus. It was attended by about 65 teachers from all Asha Chennai projects and partner organisations.
During the holidays in May, the Glovis Sangamam teachers participated in several training sessions including a 8-day residential training on Programming and Maths at Auroville.
On Mar 11th – Jun 6th Construction of new toilets at two schools at Ramanjeri and Pudhukandigai were sanctioned by Hyundai Glovis
on May 20th – June 8th 2019: Asha projects, Sangamam and Thulasi organised excursions for their teachers during May 2019. Thulasi teachers went to Ooty and Sangamam teachers to Kodaikanal.
Trimble Information Technologies the Indian arm of Trimble has decided to fund Project Thulasi and Poorna Vidhya for the period Jan to May 2019. They are also considering building and repairing toilets at schools supported by these projects as well as Project Pearl.
Asha Impressions, a presentation and programming competition for teams from our supported schools was successfully conducted on April 25th. PUPS Velagapuram won the presentation competition from a field of 90 teams and PUMS Ramanjeri won the programming competition from a field of 15 teams.
On 8 th Mar & 18th Apr 2019 : Annual day functions were celebrated at many Glovis Sangamam schools. Snacks and prizes for children were provided by Asha.
On March – April 2019 : Asha is conducting excursions for 600 children from 19 Glovis supported schools over 3 days.Because of the changes in the school schedules because of the elections, we had to make lots of changes to the excursion schedule.
Teachers from Glovis Sangamam project have been visiting the library at Annanagar once a week and have been conducting many activites related to Science experiments, Maths games, Craft activities etc.
On 20th March : Mrs. Usha Ananthan, an English teacher trainer and volunteer of Asha Chennai, visited 4 Glovis Sangamam schools on March 13th. Mrs Meena Suresh with Mrs. Kalyani, our Maths trainers from Ramanujan Museum, visited 3 schools on 20th March.
On March – April 2019 : Hyjundai Glovis has sponsored a sports costume, a pair of chappals and a hygiene kit for all students in the 60 supported schools. The distribution of the materials started in early Feb. However distribution to all the 60 schools and then exchange of items in wrong size etc. got completed only by April.
On January and February of 2019 : Asha undertook and completed the repainting of blackboards and scribble areas at 25 schools supported by Hyundai Glovis. These were done in January and February of 2019.
On Jan to Mar 2019 : As part of Sugadharam Thiruvallur – 2019 work, we first started the repair of three toilets at Neyveli, Kunnavalam and Athipatu. The works were done from Jan to Mar 2019.
From Feb 18th to March 10th 2019: Asha Chennai conducted written assessments at all the 89 supported schools from Feb 18th to March 10th. The papers were graded by teachers and volunteers. Reports have since been generated and given to all the schools.
On Feb 10th 2019 : Asha India Conference was hosted by Asha Mumbai this year. It was held on Feb 9th and 10th.
On 4th Feb 2019 : Asha Chennai is constructing new toilets at PUPS Pudhukandigai and PUMS Ramanjeri with support from Glovis as part of project Sugadharam. The construction at these places started with a Bhoomi Poojai on 4th Feb 2019.
On 14th Feb 2019: Hyjundai Glovis has sponsored a sports costume, a pair of chappals and a hygiene kit for all students in the 60 supported schools. On 14th Feb 2019, functions were held in 5 schools where staff from Hyundai came interacted with the children and distributed these materials.
Hyundai Glovis will be supporting Asha in building toilets at two schools (Ramancheri and Puthukandigai) and repairing the toilets at 15 schools over the year of 2019.
At the end of term II, during the December holidays Asha Chennai conducted training sessions for its teachers in Computer Science, Maths and English.