We visited to “Women In Need Foundation” on 17-Jan-2010 to understand there activity and education requirement. We had discussion with S.Santhakumari (Founder), Peter (Trustees) and Students.
Visited Place: Women In Need Foundation, No 10B, K.K Street, Chinna Natham, Chengalpattu – 603 002.
Phone: 044-27429045, 94441-24538
Visited By: Athitha Nadarajan S & Udhaya Kumar V
1. About Organization/Activity:
1.1 In year 2003, three women started this foundation to support girl student education. Santhakumar.S (Advocate) and Mr.Peter spending there most of the time to take care of this organization activity.
1.2 This organization currently providing education support for 23 girls and 19 boys. They are taking care of paying fees, providing education material, dress, etc. Currently girl students staying at Women in Need foundation itself & Boys staying in hostel. But complete this 42 student education expense taken care by Malar Trust, Italy.
1.3 Most of this student studying engineering, B.Com, B.Sc, etc & Some students in 11th/12th also. They prefer to select the students after school based on Malar Trust funding support.
1.4 They are running 5 learning center(Thandarai Village, Kottaikadu, Parasanallur, Poonjeri village) in near by villages for government school students. This will work from 5.00 PM to 8.00 PM. again teacher salary and education material provided by Malar Trust for this learning centers.
1.5 Malar Trust built a community building to provide support for Begging Kids. Currently Women foundation using this building to provide shelter for begging kids. Peter and Santakumari rescued 20 begging kids in the help of local panjayath leader. Out of this, 13 kids go to school and 7 kid stays in this community building itself.
2.1 They need one full time teacher to educate begging kids (already rescued) in Community Building. Salary will be Rs.1,000+
2.2 They need help to start learning centers for nearby villages. Salary will be Rs.1000.
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