UDHAVUM ULLANGAL - GIFT OF EDUCATION 2019
Thank you very much for your continuous support to our Mission since 2000. EDUCATION… A WAY TO LEARN
Udhavum Ullangal’ s main focus of activity is Education. We believe that educating underprivileged children is the surest way to help them write a new future for themselves.
A way to learn initiative helps in transforming children’s life and we have a range of initiative to aid this transformation. The Poor students have been extended the education grant to pursue theireducation by means of fees, uniform, note books, school bags etc.
MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME - STARTED IN 2008.
Our Mentorship Program serves to reduce school dropouts by:
• Helping students gain self- confidence and develop a positive attitude
• Keeping students focused on their education and personal development
• Keeping the focus of the students in education through constant mentoring
• Imparting value based education for the students
Udhavum Ullangal has joined hands with the Collectorate of Virudhunagar District to support theeducation of Child Labour and underprivileged children who are studying in National Child Labour Project (NCLP) schools and other regular schools since 2009. Now 106 Students are studying in various colleges in Virudhunagar District with our support.
This GIFT OF EDUCATION, we fondly mention is being carried out for the past eighteen years benefiting 1000 Students every year throughout Tamil Nadu, total cost of the project reaching around Rs.70 lakhs.
This year we are planning to celebrate Gift of Education on
Sunday, 2nd June 2019 3.00 p.m. at
TAG Auditorium, Sri RKM Hr. Sec. School,
54, Burkit Road,
T Nagar, Chennai 17.
Our NGO was started in the year 2000 with a Post Box Number has grown to the extend of touching the life of 5,00,000 people throughout Tamil Nadu. What we are today is because of your support and the dedication of our Volunteers.
Gift of Education - 19th Year Anniversary Celebrations
Udhavum Ullangal Public Charitable Trust
Date & Time: 02 June 2019, Sunday; 3.30 PM
Venue: TAG Auditorium, Sri RKM School, 54 Burkit Road, T Nagar, Chennai.
In the Presence of:
Mr. Sivakumar Ekambaram, Global Delivery Lead, Accenture
Mr.Venkat Ramaswamy, Chief Investment Officer, Srinidhi Investment Group
Ms.Vijaya Prasanna K, Senior Director, Wipro
Ms.Uma Palaniappan, Head of Core Banking, Royal Bank of Scotland
Mr.Saravanan A, Sales Planning & Analyst, Grace Davison Chemicals
Mr. Jonathan Britto, Project Manager, United Way Chennai
Mr. Ramesh, Trustee welcomed the gathering of student beneficiaries with their parents/ guardian, UUPCT volunteers and well-wishers, Trustee. In his speech he mentioned that UUPCT had to face shortfall in the funds availability to support deserving students, nevertheless, funds did flow later. This year too, there is shortfall of funds against the target. Wanted to create a corpus for this purpose, to ensure that the deserving students receive support every year.
The guests were welcomed by offering bouquet. Student beneficiary Ms. Aruna Name Changed arranged these bouquets.
UUPCT founder and Managing Trustee, Mr. B.Sankar Mahadevan, narrated beautifully the activities of the Trust. Besides Education, Health especially cancer care is the other main goal of UUPCT. The Trust through its “Nellai Cancer Care Centre” at Tirunelveli, is screening patients during since 20XX, in Tirunelveli district. At the rate of 6000 screening p.a., rate it might take decades to screen the 31 Lakhs population in the district. Therefore it is decided accelerate the process by increasing number of persons screened to 25, 000 p.a., with the support of Srinidhi Investment Group.
Mr. Santhanam, Trustee coined an acronym “MRE”(Marks, Relationship, Energy)to explain the effectiveness of Mentorship Progromme in the life of the students of ‘Gift-of-Education’.
Two past beneficiaries of Gift of Education, shared their life-experience.
Ms.sudha Name Changed, now working as Data Entry Operator with a national financial daily, recounted her poor childhood days narrated her story beautifully. UUPCT came into her life when she was only 8 year old and supported her education and also guided her through out to become self-reliant and confidant.
Ms.Savithri Name Changed, another beneficiary, admitted that when she came into UUPCT fold, was not very good at scoring marks in the school. She recalled how her mentor guided her to achieve her goals and went on to secure an employment in a leading private sector bank.
Ms.Pavithra Name Changed , another student beneficiary, presented hand-made paper-flowers, created by her, to all guests present on the stage. Students were called on stage and awarded for their special achievements in academic performance and 100% attendance. Later, Mr. Mr.Venkat Ramaswamy, Chief Investment Officer of Srinidhi Investment Group and Mr.Sivakumar Ekambaram, Global Delivery Lead at Accenture addressed the gathering.
Mr. Venkat Ramaswamy said that he was very happy to see the “UUPCT family” and wished them to benefit from the ‘Gift-of-Education’.
Mr. Sivakumar Ekambaram, said that our Gods have more hands and therefore UUPCT would definitely get the funds for Gift of Education. He narrated how he created an environment at home for his family to interact, by getting rid of TV. How TV, Whatapp, etc affect the communication among the members of a family. He advised the parents to take a serious note of this and “spend valuable time” with the children.
Mr. Govindaswamy gave vote of thanks.
The programme began with Tamil Thaai Vaazhthu and concluded with National Anthem.
The guests and the beneficiary students had a photo session.
The school/college fee cheques were handed over to the parents/guardian.
Note books, school bags, uniforms were also distributed.
Student beneficiaries viz. pavi Name Changed and fathima Name Changed compered the event.