A young software engineer gives it all up to take Science education to school children in the cities and villages of Tamil Nadu. Through the Vigyan Rath of Parikshan Trust, he has touched the lives of over 10.5 lakh children in 3200 schools.
The very first edition of Mandram, a platform that seeks to promote creative imaginations in Tamil, brought together six people from various backgrounds to share their perspectives. Here is their first video of the talk by educationist and social activist Balaji Sampath.
No playground, no fire exits, no proper washrooms and sometimes, no teachers either. That’s how kids from families in the Perumbakkam resettlement colony study, in a primary school operating from residential flats.
The Board exams are just around the corner; do you find your child to be unusually quiet, or restless, or excessively irritable? Here’s how to identify signs of beyond-normal stress in your child, how to tackle it and where to seek help in Chennai.
Chennai has welcomed the speedy verdict by a local court in the Hasini rape and murder case, but over 80% of child rape cases in the state continue to languish in courts due to inefficiencies and delays in the judicial system.
Students from the Madras School of Social Work are working with less-privileged children from the area, to divert them from the ills of their social environment and help them develop as productive individuals.
Students of the AMM Matriculation HS School in Kotturpuram were tired of the political posters that made their compound wall an eyesore, till a group of art-loving students decided to take matters in their hands. And look at the results!
In July 2017, the Nisaptham Trust announced the launch of libraries at 15 government schools across TN at a function held at the Anna Centenary Library in Chennai. For the visiting school kids and teachers, it was an experience of a lifetime.
The Rubella vaccine, taken before pregnancy, prevents hearing defects in newborn children. For children born with impairment, early diagnosis and treatment can help them learn to speak and lead near normal lives.