Trimble Funding for Asha Chennai projects

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 – 2019

   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.

Glovis Sangamam Excursions

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.

Annanagar Library Teacher Activities

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.

Trainers visit Sangamam schools

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.

Student Material Distribution 2019 — Part II

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.

Blackboard Painting at Glovis Sangamam Schools

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.

Sugadharam 2019 — Repair of 3 toilets

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.

Written Assessments

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.

Bhoomi Poojai at Pudhukandigai and Ramanjeri

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.

Student Material Distribution

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.