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A Great Step...

Pudhiyadhor… Urapakkam which has become a part of my life, celebrates its fifth birthday on 19th May, 2009. In the past four years it has come across lot of challenges and success. Before talking about one of our dreams which is fulfilled now, I shall give a brief description about Pudhiyadhor.. Urapakkam.Pudhiyadhor… Urapakkam is an organization started by the young bloods of CrescentEngineeringCollege by the inspiration of Narayanan Uncle. We have adopted a community of people in Urapakkam. The primary occupation of this community of people is astrology. They predict others future but fail to safe guard their children’s future. They didn’t understand the necessity of education. Once we started Pudhiyadhor.. it has become a part of the life of those kids. We help them in their studies and teach extra curricular activities like theatre play, bharathanatyam, classical music, karate, yoga, etc to improve their confidence. Our aim is to give all the opportunities to them to make them a v…

22 kids on the road

Recently I came to know about an incident which hurt me a lot. I thought to share it with you all. In order to prepare for the Pudhiyadhor.. Urappakkam summer camp, I and Sengadhir madam went to Tambaram Market to buy the required items. When the shop keeper was packing the items which we asked for, I and Shengadhir were discussing about the things happening in Urapakkam. The shop owner was listening to our conversation. He understood that we are from a social service organization. When we were about to leave after getting the items, he told something which shocked us. Two months before, around 22 children have been left on the road in midnight in a village which is few kilometers away from Tambaram. Those children have been brought in a van to that place from an orphanage. It seems that the organizers of that orphanage didn’t have enough money to take care of those children. So they have left them on the road. My opinion is: they should have asked for help from the government if they…