Asha for Education Logo Fellowship: L.Dhanalakshmi
, Chennai District
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completed - requirements ended
Project Steward
Ramana Divarakuni
rdivakar AT ford DOT com
Project Partner(s)
Dhana lakshmi
ashadhanan AT yahoo DOT co DOT in
Project Address
No; 15/10 Diwan Bhashyam Street, West Saidapet
Chennai District
TAMIL NADU  600015
Tel: 9840714997
Funds Disbursed

Total = $200

TOTAL: $200.00
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Project Description

Dhanalakshmi is a fully committed and experienced grass roots volunteer who is engaged in several Asha projects. She is the steward for Project Build which is empowering children of brick kiln laborers in the outskirts of Chennai. She visited all colleges in Chennai to conduct a comprehensive survey of blind college going students and arrange a conference on Dec 3rd, World disability day. She went through training with Vidya Vriksha to assist blind students with the state of art technology developed at IIT Madras. She visits the schools and homes of Asha scholarship students to track their performance, meeting the Principals, teachers and parents. She is also involved in assisting children of bonded laborers and sex workers. She is able to connect quickly with women and children in underserved communities.

For Tsunami recovery work, Dhanalakshmi is focused on the Nagapattinam district and has visited over 10 villages twice to evolve an intervention strategy. Setting up tailoring units for girls, counseling kids form the core of her contributions.

Purpose / Goals

Working for Children Education for Universal Quality Education

Organization Description

Asha Home in Chennai is the base out of which many ground volunteers carry on their Asha-related work. The home serves as and when the needs arise. For example, blind students whose board examinations were postponed due to the tsunami were given accomodation at the Asha home to enable them to finish their exams with minimal distraction.
Asha Honor Academy (AHA) is a group of Asha volunteers, and ground volunteers involved with Asha, with the common mission of Universal Quality Education in India by the year 2047.

Project Type: Fellowships (description)

Area: Urban

Additional Information

Asha Home 044-42112404
Asha Home Hotline Number 001-802-2649-084
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Mar 2007Dhanalakshmi monthly report from July- December 06
Mar 2007Dhanalakshmi monthly report from Jan - June 06
Mar 2007Dhanalakshmi fellowship Form
Mar 2007Dhanalakshmi resume
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