Author: chandra kiran

Aide et Action extends Rs. 5 million support to cyclone fani relief & rehabilitation efforts in Odisha

Fani, a severe cyclone, made landfall at Puri coast in Odisha on Friday, 3rd May 2019. Categorized as 5 cyclone, the winds at a speed of 185-240 Km/hr hit the coastal areas of Odisha and some parts of Andhra Pradesh. Over 1.2 million people in the state have been evacuated from the coastal belt and relocated to safer places. The migrant laborers…

Transforming lives of slum children through Education

Some months ago, the secondary school examination results were a talk of the town in Hyderabad and Chennai cities. The reason being, the students of the government schools operating from the slums scored big in the examinations, surprising many including parents, teachers and the government officials. The schools were part of the Aide et Action’s ‘Arambu – Gurukul’ project which is operational through 18…

Multi-Lingual Dictionary Is Simplifying Education for Tribal Children

A group of community members and teachers in Mudumalai and Bandipur Forest Reserves have developed a multi-lingual dictionary to help tribal children understand lessons easily. Chandra Kiran Katta takes a closer look at how this simple innovation is simplifying education by leaps and bounds for the children. Gouri, a 45-year-old school management committee member of Karaigudi Primary School in…