Article by Bhaskar Sompalli

It is not often that you get to see a group of family and friends turn a personal tragedy into a personal triumph of sorts. Two years after the terrible loss of their son, the couple Sivagami Ramaiah and Chockkalingam Karuppaiah and their friends unveiled the wraps on their latest creation; a non-profit organization called … Read More

Visit to Malarchi & Anbagam by Uma Ramiah

We had the opportunity to visit Malarchi on 22nd Dec 2010. They gave us a very warm and kind welcome. Director Mr Mahalingam explained the reason why he started the organization, the struggle he needs to go through in order to run the organization, the day to day operations of the organizations.etc., patiently. We had the chance to have … Read More

Visit to Thai Tamil Palli by Ma. Sivakumar

Nachiappa and I visited Thai Tamil Palli (Thai Tamil Nursery and Primary school) in Kottaipattinam on June 16, 2011. We were in Kottaipattinam from 9 am to 3 pm and met Mr. Ramanathan, School Correspondent (from 1999). Mr Ramanathan is a social activist and started the school as part of state-wide initiative by Tamil activists … Read More

Visit to Malarchi by Chockkalingam Karuppaiah

Mr. Jayaraman, Mrs. Rukmini Jeyaraman and I reached Renaissance Malarchi School at around 4:15 pm. Mr. Mahalingam welcomed us with a big smile. With full energy and enthusiasm, Mahalingam started introducing the Malarchi, Special Education School for Mentally Challenged Children run by Renaissance Trust. He indicated that most of the special education schools are in … Read More

Visit to Anbagam by Chockkalingam Karuppaiah

Anbagam is a child shelter in Thirunadungalam (a village near Tiruchi) run by Mrs. Prema. The shelter supports orphan children and children from single parents. The children are all supported until they complete school and get a job. Currently, Anbagam supports around 25 children. Jayaraman uncle, Rukmini aunty and I visited Anbagamn March 6, 2010. … Read More

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