Under the project HEAL, the Foundation identifies schools, colleges, facility centers and other similar education institutions unable to improvise their infrastructure due to financial constraints.
The Foundation then undertakes the following recouping activities to HEAL the institutions:
- Oorachionriyam School, Kalapakkam, Kachipuram Dist.
- Saradavidya Primery School, Urapakkam.
- Ramakrsihna Mission , Mylapore Chennai
- Clark Deaf School , Chennai
- M.G.R. Janaki College, Chennai
- St.Jhons High School, Vadalore , Cuddalore, TN
- Arul Jothi Middle School Vadakuthu, Cuddalore Dist,
- D.M.R . High School, Madurai
Incidentally, the recent floods in Chennai and its neighboring districts did not just wash away houses and destroy the livelihoods of lakhs of people, it also swept away the hopes of thousands of schoolchildren. The furious flood water chased them from their homes, took away school books, bags, uniforms and anything else in its path and rendered the utilities such as blackboards, benches, lights and fans and the structural set-up in schools and colleges in the disaster-affected areas damaged and unfit for use.
The situation demanded immediate attention and hence, the Foundation embarked on recouping schools and colleges by revamping/white washing walls and desks, providing power back-up support and study material to the flood-affected children. It also provided provisons, stationery etc to the victims of flood. The details of the same are as under.
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Education offers the foundation for the youth to achieve the desired potential. But millions of students become drop out from schools and colleges due to financial reasons. Supporting and promoting education at any level will reenergize the education sector, realize the future of growth and prosperity and transform India to a true knowledge power.
This is an Era of responsibility. The foundation has understood the present concern with most consideration that we cannot end poverty without investing in education. Indeed investing in education is the only possible and effective way of reducing poverty. So Foundation took a powerful step and rolled a program to sponsor a child education for the upliftment of the impoverished clan. The main motive of this program is to eradicate the poverty which is hindering to pursue education. The Foundation believes that appropriate education has the potential to unleash the biggest challenge and empower the underprivileged people in the society. Under the said program, foundation has come up with an award â€˜SAHYOGâ€™ to financially support potential and economically challenged students to complete their education and also facilitate the teachers who have added value to their profession with financial support in pursuing further education.
No of Institutions – 53
No of Students – 433
Amount Spent – 39.2 Lacs
The basis of selection of students for this award would be in accordance with the terms and conditions as specified below.
Eligibility for nomination of students:
- Only 10th, 11th , 12th & college students are eligible for the nomination.
- The candidate should be from economically challenged group.
- Each school can have maximum of 10 nominations out of which 5 will be shortlisted for this award.
- He/she who is already having a sponsor or donor for their education is not eligible.
- The candidate should have scored more than 60% in academics.
Any eligible students may apply for this award through their school. The filled in application form may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Foundation has disbursed Rs. 4 Lacs to 10 Students belonging to IIT, NIT, DIT through Foundation for Excellence.
Our Foundation has joined hands with SSN Institutions in its efforts to bridge the rural â€“ urban divide through transformational education. Foundation is partnering SSN in this initiative by providing full scholarships to 4 rural students at SSN. The scholarship covers the complete cost of engineering education for these four students for the year 2015-16. The four students are designated as Redington scholars at SSN. Apart from the scholarships to these 4 students Redington Foundation has also sponsored laptops for 25 rural students at SSN.
Please Click here for Sahyog awards application form.
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