VIDIYAL NEWS
01.01.2020 – New Year Celebration organized by Muhangal (Faces) Volunteers Forum
02.01.2020 to 04.01.2020 – General Body Meeting – Six months review
03.01.2020 – New Year Meet for staff and volunteers
04.01.2020 to 26.01.2020¬ – Theater Group: Play Production for the 25th anniversary
05.01.2020 – 24th Pongal Sports Meet
06.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery: School Reopening 06.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery: Day of Pink
11.01.2020 – Managing Committee Meet 11.01.2020 – Say No to DRUGS sensitization series 11.01.2020 – Mothers Meet 11.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery School : Parents – Teacher Meet
12.01.2020 – Fathers meet 12.01.2020 – Ripple Circle – Social Action forum 12.01.2020 – Tamil Forum
13.01.2020 – Reception Home: Pongal celebration & Pongal Sports day 13.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery : Day of Caps
15.01.2020 – Pongal Celebration
16.01.2020 – Thoorihai – Drawing & Painting Forum
17.01.2020 – Image – Movie Club
18.01.2020 – Project Staff Meeting 18.01.2020 – Health Care: General Medical Checkup for Children at our Child Resource Centres
18.01.2020 – Picnics – Places of Nature’s Bounty Beginner – Kuruvithurai River Primary – Kutralampatti Falls Junior – Vaigai Dam Intermediate – Rameshwaram
19.01.2020 – Full rehearsal for Anniversary
21.01.2020 – Vidiyal Nursery: Field Trip to Thirumalai Naikar Mahal
22.01.2020 – Programme staff meeting
25.01.2020 – Managing Committee Meet
26.01.2020 – Reception Home: Republic Day Celebration 26.01.2020 – 25th Anniversary of Sakthi – Vidiyal, Community Celebration
29.01.2020 – Feast for Elderly
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CHILDLINE

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Childline 1098, is a National, 24 hour, toll free emergency phone outreach service for children.

Many of the children attending the Vidiyal Centre are sponsored by our adult supporters, who love to communicate with them through letters and photographs and to follow their progress. Mr. Jim Jesudoss sends us profiles of the children needing sponsors and Sandra Davies coordinates the linking of sponsors and children together. Sponsors receive letters from their sponsored children, along with up-to-date photographs.
Other supporters make regular donations to support the work at Vidiyal, while not sponsoring a particular child.
We run all sorts of events and activities to raise funds for the work of Vidiyal, including meals, coffee mornings, music evenings, dances, talks, food tasting sessions etc.
Some of our Trustees and supporters give talks and presentations to raise awareness of the needs of the street and working children in Madurai, the work of Vidiyal and the Children’s Rights issues that are central to the Vidiyal campaign. For this we use information received directly from Jim Jesudoss, as well as speaking from our own experiences following visits.
We send representatives to visit the Vidiyal Projects so that we can liaise more closely and show our support. Trustees and supporters visiting Madurai pay their own travel expenses.
Our UK administration costs are minimal as most of the work is undertaken by the Trustees. We can assure supporters that every penny they give is used for the benefit of the children in Madurai.
We produce newsletters to keep everybody up to date with what is happening and to distribute reports we receive from Vidiyal.