[India Sudar] Visit Report: Kadamalaikundu,Theni Dt,TN

Dear All,

We received a request from Literates Welfare Association,Kadamalaikundu,Theni Dt,Tamilnadu.They need few books for their library. Our member Ramkumar visited this place on last Sunday (23.8.2009).

About Literates Welfare Association: The place is surrounded by hills. Majority of the people belongs to ST community.
Population: 82,500 Primary Occupations: Agri, Labour
Most of the KIDs are not going to schools.
10 years old boys are drinking Alcohol and addicted to Kanja, heroin etc.

Mr.Venkatesan is the secretary of this NGO. He collects fund from Government and other orgs and well wishers. He runs the following activities.

1. Child Care centre
2. Women Self help Groups
3.Tree Plantation
4. Self employment training
5.Farmer Clubs
6.Adolesent Health and education
7.Programs and employment for Widows etc.
Requirement:
He also established a small library. Few school Students are utilising the library. Ramkumar verified the register notebook and the books.

They requested us to provide few books to their library. If we provide some books, really it will help the students (having interest) a lot. Our aim is to help only the students. We do not provide any other infrastructure oriented support.

Please find the photos @
http://picasaweb.google.com/indiasudar/LiteratesWelfareTheni
http://lawtheni.org/gallery.htm

If anyone is interested, you can donate any amount for this project. Total cost: Rs.6000.

Best Regards,
Balamanikandan.K

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