Sugadharam Thiruvallur — Final work for 2017-18

On Apr 5th –May 5th : The toilet repair works undertaken by Asha Chennai in Thiruvallur School with Hyundai Glovis support in 2017-18 finally came to an end with the distribution of buckets and mugs to all schools and completion of the work at Kuppathupalayam.

Chappal Distribution – April 2018

On April 2018 : Chappals were distributed to children from 6 schools in Poondi Block of Thiruvallur Dist. We also distributed mats to these school and a projector and screen to the middle school at Anandheri.

Asha Impressions – 2018

 On April 28th 2018: Asha Chennai conducted the second edition of Asha Impressions on April 28th 2018. Presentation competition for 4th and 5th std children and Scratch programming competition for 7th and 8th std children were held at Kuppammal Chathiram school in Poondi Block of Thiruvallur Dist. This was sponsored by Hyundai Glovis.

Annanagar Library Construction Starts

On May 1st – 31st : Hyundai Glovis is sponsoring the construction of a new library building for the use of the tribal village of Annanagar. This construction work started in May.

RightStart – 2018

On Mar 25th– 29th: Asha Chennai conducted RightStart – 2018 successfully from May 25th to 29th.

Toilet Inaugurated at Koppampatti

On 24th Dec 2017 : Asha Chennai with support from the chapters at Frankfurt and Pittsburg have been constructing a new toilet complex at Koppampatti in Thoothukudi Dist of Tamilnadu. This was completed and was finally inaugurated on the Christmas Eve (24th Dec 2017).

Three more school toilets repaired

Oct/Nov 2017 : Toilets at PUPS Kannigaiper, PUPS Katchur and PUPS Annanagar were repaired in Oct/Nov 2017 as part of Project Sugadharam.

Oral Assessments – 2017

On  8th Nov – 7th Dec 2017: Oral Assessments based on Pratham’s ASER survey were conducted at all the Asha Chennai supported government schools – over 70 of them spread across 5 districts.

Science exhibitions at Thiruvallur schools

On Nov 17th : Science exhibitions were held at Cluster level at all clusters in the Poondi block of Thiruvallur Dist on 17th Nov. All our supported schools also participated in these and several of them won prizes.

Term III teacher training held on Dec 26th and 27th

On Dec 26th and 27th  : Teachers from all Asha Chennai supported projects attended training sessions over 2 days in Chennai. Maths training was held by training from Ramanujan museum and English training by local volunteers.

Three school toilets repaired

Aug/Sept 2017: Toilets at PUPS Gandhigram, PUPS Nemiliagaram and PUPS Yelappanaidu Pettai were repaired and made useable by Asha in Sept 2017 as part of Project Sugadharam.

Koppampatti Toilet Construction Started

Aug/Sep 2017:Project Sugadharam was extended to cover the construction and repair of toilets in three more schools we support at Koppampatti, Nagalapuram and Kaatu Sithaamboor. This will be funded by the Asha sister chapters at Pittsburg and Frankfurt. Construction of a new toilet at Koppampatti was started with the initial Bhumi Pooja and laying of the foundation.

Eye Camp at Sangamam Schools

On Oct 9th to Oct 13th : Eye Camp was conducted by Hyundai Glovis in partnership with Shankara Eye Hospital from Oct 9th to Oct 13th for children at all the 12 schools we support in Poondi Block of Thiruvallur District.

Gandhigram kitchen garden

On Oct 9th to Oct 13th : Hyundai Glovis has setup a kitchen garden to improve the children’s nutrition at the PUPS Gandhigram school. Health kits were also distributed to the children.

Teacher Training for Term II

30th sept to 2nd Oct 2017: Teacher training was conducted at Olcott Memorial school for teachers from all our projects over 3 days from Sept 30th to Oct 2nd.

Education and Sports materials were distributed at Project Sangamam schools

Education and Sports materials were purchased for all the Project Sangamam schools. These were distributed to the 12 Poondi block schools supported by Hyundai Glovis on the 26th and 27th of July along with staff from Glovis. These were distributed to the 3 Ellapuram block Project Sangamam schools on August 1st. These included stationery materials, sports materials, Maths kits, mats, …