Chandhini R

On a mission to revive reading habit among kids

For the new-generation children from nuclear families, Vanithamani, just 39, is a grandmother-like figure from the yesteryears. The reason: She tells them stories, and that too, from Tamil books.

13 Jan 2020

Tamil Nadu: Transport facility boosts student enrollment in Erode government school

D Ramasamy, an assistant teacher of the school bought a van to provide transport facility to students between the school and their houses at free of cost.

12 Jan 2020

Darling of underprivileged, service is a way of life for this young Tamil Nadu lecturer

Serving the underprivileged is considered a leisure by some, but is a way of life for a few. 

29 Dec 2019

School mates raise funds for accident victim in Erode

Every cloud has a silver lining. It stands true for 14-year-old boy Amarnath who survived a car crash.

12 Dec 2019

NGO makes sanitary napkins affordable for Tamil Nadu women at Rs 3 per piece

In collaboration with women Self Help Groups (SHGs), READ set up ten pad-making units in ten villages of Tamil Nadu. The added benefit of the initiative? Jobs for 100 women.

30 Nov 2019

A Bigil-esque script: Two schools in Erode helping girls play their way to success

Not only has the school won the Chief Minister’s trophy for the past five years in a row, it has also secured second and fourth places in the south-zone level tournaments in 2011 and 2014 respectively

29 Oct 2019

Students at this Erode school share 'good news' everyday to spread positivity

This way, moral values and quality of appreciation is instilled in the children.

28 Oct 2019

Meet the Indiana Jones of Erode

While employed at the school as a physical education teacher, John has a diploma in Epigraphy (the study of inscriptions) and Archaeology.

01 Aug 2019

A heartwarming tale of selfless love for patients, attendants of Erode GH

What began as a gesture in response to one person’s plight has now become a routine service over the past decade. 

29 Jul 2019