In Germany for a one year internship Two of our Thamarai youth facilitators are off to Germany on a one year internship program thanks to the connection with Karin and the Auroville Weltwärts team. Abhishek is the first person from his village to travel to Europe and Swathi, going to Frankfurt, surmounted the cultural norms of girls being escorted everywhere with dad or … [Read more...] about Off to Germany! The adventure of Swathi and Abishek
Kedge University and Thamarai: a 5 years collaboration 7 French students from kedge University, France visited us for 3 weeks in June, we all felt very happy to connect with them. Lou Savoldelli, Clara, Sonda, Julie, Taroun, Lou Bodson have been supporting us to complete the new learning centre we are building in Annai nagar. We have had a relationship with Kedge university … [Read more...] about Volunteers from France
Swathi was born in Allankuppam Swathi was born in Allankuppam, next to Annai Nagar in 2002. She has two brothers. She attended SVV school until 10 th standard. Swathii’s mother worked at the home of an Aurovilian called Maire Claire. Marie Claire helped Swathii with her studies and also supported the family financially. Swathii initially wanted to become an Air Hostess or … [Read more...] about Meet Swathi, an enthusiastic facilitator for Thamarai!
"I have always loved working with children..." I started teaching English with the Thamarai Project, because I have always loved working with children and I have always been very interested in Thamarai Projects. I thought it would be a good opportunity to grow and learn as a person and also, to learn about life from a different perspective in another country. I taught … [Read more...] about Cross-Cultural English Class with Sadhbh
The spice of life ! The generosity and concern of a French friend touched us all deeply recently when he gave us a donation to buy immunity-boosting spices so that the Thamarai children and their families could remain healthy with strong systems to fight symptoms of COVID. This care stretched to over 100 families who received two month supply of spices that warm the body … [Read more...] about Distribution of Spices (for Boosting Immunity)