Electric Aid Ireland Grant for Thamarai
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Electric Aid Ireland Grant for Thamarai

Grant aid from Electric aid Ireland for stage 1 of Thamarai Learning Centre On Saturday March 28th, the construction team, for our new learning centre, held a celebration prior to the cement being poured for the ground floor ceiling as part of the beautiful Indian tradition held at the major stages in projects where flowers,…

Novel Ways to Continue our Children’s Learning
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Novel Ways to Continue our Children’s Learning

Novel Ways to Continue our Children’s Learning In early March, most states ordered schools in India to close down. It has now been 6 months since children have stayed at home and been advised to practice online or distance learning. However, with most households in India having limited access to computers or android phones with…

Build a Learning Center with us in Southern India
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Build a Learning Center with us in Southern India

Summary Enabling Futures 2020! We at Thamarai stand for the values of full potential and well being of all. After 13 years of providing educational services in temporary or rented spaces, we are building a learning centre and sports ground on land offered by Auroville to us for village well-being activities. Thamarai is the Tamil…

Embarking a new chapter- After-school in Edayanchavadi
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Embarking a new chapter- After-school in Edayanchavadi

Thamarai, when founded, established its first centre in Edayanchavadi – the nearest village to Auroville as a playgroup, after-school and healing centre for 11 years. In 2017 due to issues with the premises, the programmes relocated to other premises and another village which was in urgent need. Many of the youth, who were once the…

Oliyin Vitai
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Oliyin Vitai

On March 16th, Thamarai in association with Yatra Arts Media organised a film screening event in Annai Nagar village, where we have one of our after-school centres. Yatra Arts Media for 6 months taught Thamarai after-school children how to film, write scripts and let them explore this field of creativity (Click here to read more…

Portrait Series, Episode 1
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Portrait Series, Episode 1

Thamarai Educational Projects work towards empowering children, youth and women of villages surrounding Auroville. Through the Portrait Series, we will be featuring the youth that have been working in Thamarai, who’ll narrate their stories and experiences about their life, work and passion towards what they do for their communities. Jagdeshwari is a full-time employee of…