VIDIYAL NEWS
01.05.2019 to 10.05.2019 22 nd Jolly Camp
11.05.2019 Children Library – Numismatic and Stamp collection Exhibition
11.05.2019 Managing Committee Meet
11.05.2019 Mothers Meet
12.05.2019 Fathers Meet
12.05.2019 Image – Movie Club: Short Film Festival
13.05. 2019 Tamil Forum
13.05.2019 Ripple Circle – Social Action Forum
14.05.2019 Reception Home: Training on Protection from abuse
14.05.2019 To 18.05.2019 Camp for Children of parents with alcohol addiction
19.05.2019 Planning meet for Child Rights Festival
19.05.2019 Athirvuhal Forum: Releasing ‘Vidiyal Paravaihal’(Vidiyal Birds) Hand written magazine
20.05.2019 to 24.05.2019 Workshop on Problem Solving and Decision Making Senior Children
21.05.2019 Reception Home: Home Management Committee meeting
25.05.2019 Thoorihai – Drawing and painting Forum
26.05.2019 Science Forum
27.05.2019 – service programme – Children serving elderly and wounded children in Melavasal and serving at a Home for the elderly
27.05.2019 Sponsors’ Day celebration
Trekking Programme - Kolli Hills

Volunteer Program

Volunteer Programme

Volunteerism has been the spirit of Sakthi – Vidiyal since its inception. In the early days of Vidiyal we reached college students through the NSS unit of Madurai Kamarajar University and organised several youth sensitization programmes in the city. This process had enabled young persons to commit themselves to work as volunteers in our programmes and activities.

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As part of our intervention we strengthened the personhood in children, and encouraged them to be effective change agents in their own communities. Social analysis and their personal experiences enabled children to develop a personal goal for the society. This has resulted in the development of a Volunteer Programme in Vidiyal. The volunteer programme is called ‘Muhangal’ means ‘Faces’ in Tamil. When our children reach college, they commit themselves to give their personal time to Vidiyal in its outreach programmes.

This brought positive dynamics in our work and created synergy in the Vidiyal commune. These volunteers who have reached higher education after fighting against all odds including social exclusion, discrimination, poverty, and unjust social order have now become role models for the younger ones. It enabled the younger ones to visualize a future with immediate reference from their own community and made them to believe that they can also achieve so much. It brought positive impact in the volunteers because it took them from the receiving end and now they are able to contribute back to the development of children from their own communities. Their skills and talents are matched with the needs of children. Our volunteers serve in the Child Resource Centres and engage in activities designed for the holistic development of children.

Volunteers for the year 2014 – 2015
The following volunteers are serving in the current year.
K.Jeyakumar
M.Anbu
A.Sanmugasundaram
R.Muthupandi
U.Abdul Rahuman
K.Vijay
K.Loganayaki
R.Sangeetha
A.Bagawathi
P.Prithika
C.Jothimani
M.Sivaranjani
M.Bhuvaneeswari
Ms.Preethi