VIDIYAL NEWS
01.10.2019 – Annual Residential Camp at Pabanasam 01.10.2019-15.10.2019 – Nandhavanam- Sponsored Children Forum: Letter writing
02.10.2019 – Image – Movie Club
03.10.2019 – Vidiyal Nursery: Reopening after quarterly break
05.10.2019 – Managing Committee Meet 05.10.2019 – “Say No to DRUGS” sensitization series 05.10.2019 – Science Forum 05.10.2019 – Vidiyal Nursery : Parents – Teacher Meet
06.10.2019 – Ripple Circle – Social Action forum 06.10.2019 – Tamil Forum
07.10.2019 – Service Programme – Children serving elderly and wounded children living in slums, Distributing cloths to street dwellers and Serving at a Home for the elderly
08.10.2019 – Picnic – Historical places Beginner – Gandhi Museum Primary – Thirumalai Palace Junior – Yanaimalai Intermediate – KalaiyarKovil Senior – Tuticorin Harbor
10.10.2019 – Vidiyal Nursery : Filed Trip to Rajaji Park
12.10,2019 & 13.10.2019 – Celebrating the Girl Child -Observance of the International day of the Girl Child
13.10.2019 – Mothers Meet
14.10.2019 – Vidiyal Nursery: Blue Day 14.10.2019 – Reception Home: Observance of International Day of the Girl Child
19.10.2019 – Health Care: Periodical Checkup for Children atour Child Resource Centres One day training on child Rights for College Students
19.10.2019 – Managing Committee Meet
19.10.2019 & 20.10.2019 – Special camp for Children in Need of Psychological attention
22.10.2019 – Reception Home: Training on Understanding self
25.10.2019 – Vidiyal Nursery : Deepawali celebration
26.10.2019 – Reception Home : Deepawali celebration 26.10.2019 – Deepavalli Celebration
28.10.2019 -Vidiyal Nursery : Day of Dolls
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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.