Blackboards at the Project Sangamam schools were repainted in Oct 2016. The blackboards need to repainted once or twice a year for them to be effective. At all out government school supporting project we take up this activity.
15th Sept 2016: Project Deepam that supports a computer centre at Besant Theosophical Higher Secondary School celebrated it first anniversary on 15th Sept 2016. This was also covered in the Adyar Talk.
12th Aug 2016: Materials were distributed to all the 14 rural schools supported as part of Project Sangamam. Of these Hyundai Glovis supports 8 of the schools. This was also covered in the 23rd Aug issue of The Hindu.
20th July 2016: Hyundai Glovis organised a function for signing the MOU for the continuation of their support to the Glovis Project Sangamam for the third year.
27-31 May 2016: Asha Chennai organised its annual RightStart teacher training program from May 27th to May 31st at the IIT Madras campus. About 45 teachers from various Asha Chennai projects and partner organisations participated in the training program.
19 Apr 2016: On the 19th of April 2016, Lakshmi Suryanarayanan passed away . We at Asha Chennai and more broadly Asha for Education lost a pillar of our organization.
Mar/Apr 2016: Excursion was organised for the 4th and 5th standard children from all the 8 schools supported by Hyundai Glovis. Children went in 2 batches on March 19th and April 2nd.
Mar/Apr 2016: Annual day functions were held in March and April at most of the Sangamam schools. Volunteers of Asha Chennai attended most of these functions. Asha sponsored the prizes at these functions as well as snacks for the students.
Asha Chennai conducted oral and written assessments at all supported projects from Jan 28th onwards.
2nd Mar 2016: Science day was celebrated in Ramajeri school and we also organised a Chemistry lecture at the school during the month of March. Further bureaus were also distributed to three schools.
6th Feb 2016: The PUPS Seeyapoondi school which we support as part of NFTC Seeyapoondi project celebrated annual day function for the first time in over a decade thanks to support from Asha.