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.
Educational and sports materials were purchased and distributed at all 61 Glovis Sangamam schools and 8 Project Sangamam schools. Unlike the previous years, this year we gave materials directly to the children as well as some materials to the schools. Materials directly given to the children included,
- Class 1 — A notebook for writing numbers.
- Classes 1 to 4 – A pouch with pencil, eraser, sharpener and scale.
- Classes 1 to 5 — 2 ruled and 4 ruled notebooks.
- Class 5 — A geometry box, a pen and a pocket dictionary.
- Class 6 to 8 — A dictionary, a pen and 5 long size unruled notebooks.
Besides these we also gave stationery and sports materials to the schools as well. These included,
- Chart paper.
- Picture charts.
- Chalk, slates, and palpam.
- Cricket bat / ball, shuttle racquet and cock, and a football and pump.
- Other materials
Materials were ordered and were delivered to Thiruvallur in early September. Teachers sorted these and these were delivered to the school after 10th of Sept. On the 13th of September, Arun the CSR Coordinator from Glovis came with 3 more members of their staff, Vignesh, Sivakumar and Ruban to distribute the materials at 5 of the schools. Rajaram and Venkat from Asha Chennai also participated. We visited the schools at Pattarai Perumbudur, Melvilagam, Manjakuppam, Ramanjeri and Thirupakkam. At all the schools, the teachers there organised a small function for the distribution and were very appreciative of the support provided by Asha and Hyundai Glovis.
The distribution continued for the whole week. Materials were delivered to most of the schools. Our computer teachers checked the contents for each school and distributed it to the school and the children.
Click here to see the photos from the distribution function on the 13th as well as the distribution of materials at all the schools in mid Sept.