August 2016 Update – 11 Years Strong!

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August means summer holidays are long past and everyone is back in school. This year August also meant School Annual Day!  Vanavil celebrated its 11th year of helping children by putting kids front-and-center. One of our long time well wishers, a drama exponent extraordinaire, volunteered to rehearse and direct a great (low-budget) play production. Here are some […]

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May 2016 Update – 10th Pass!

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its a very very Happy May as three of our Vanavil students clear the SSLC exams and graduate into higher secondary schooling. Meena (385), Selvarani (291) and Kalidas (277) will join the small but steadily growing tribe of vanavillers who will step into the world of colleges, degrees and higher education. மிக மகிழ்ச்சியான நாள்! வானவில் பள்ளியின் மூன்று […]

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10 Years On – Press Coverage

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With challenges ahead and achievements to revel in this news article on the work of Vanavil certainly came in as a New year gift to us. Press Coverage : Vanavil was featured as a story in Scroll.in as a feature on the tenth Tsunami anniversary. A link to the article is here : http://scroll.in/article/695450/How-the-2004-tsunami-changed-the-fate-of-Tamil-Nadu%27s-poorest-nomads Vanavil […]

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