Archive for the Community Category

April 1, 2020

These social workers help homeless people risking their own safety

These social workers help homeless people risking their own safety

Amidst the lockdown, a small group of social workers are working day in and day out so that homeless people sheltered across the neighbourhood get food and other essentials. Most of them are from NGOs like Don Bosco Anbu Illam, […]

April 1, 2020

Chennai Corporation shifts roadside vendors of Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road

Chennai Corporation shifts roadside vendors of Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road

In an effort to decongest the market at Bazaar Road, Chennai Corporation has shifted roadside vendors of Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road. The vendors are now selling veggies/ fruits at the pavement off Kutchery Road. Markings are made in front […]

April 1, 2020

RAPRA donates Rs. 2 lakh to government relief funds

R. A. Puram Residents Association (RAPRA) recently donated one lakh to the Tamilnadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund and one lakh to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund. The founder and president of the association R. Chandrasekaran says, “We have […]

April 1, 2020

Special children of Ekadaksha Trust are being encouraged to learn life skills

At Ekadaksha Learning Center, R. A. Puram, the special children who are at home with their parents are being regularly coached by the 10 teachers and volunteers of the school through Whatsapp and other online applications. Bindu Haridas, one of […]

April 1, 2020

Donate groceries, snacks for C.S.I School for the Deaf in San Thome

C.S.I. School for the Deaf at San Thome High Road, Mylapore is in need of groceries and snacks for the vocational training students staying at its campus. Says N. Latha, who is in charge of the Vocational Training unit here, […]

March 31, 2020

Little Mess in Chitrakulam is open for takeaways

Little Mess in Chitrakulam is open for takeaways

The small mess run by Easwari mami off Chitrakulam West Street is open for takeaways. The 70-year old though has limited the timings due to fewer orders. She says, “I cannot be at peace if I don’t work even for […]

March 31, 2020

Social Distancing: Chennai Corporation to shift roadside shops on Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road

To ensure social distancing at public places, Chennai Corporation has planned to shift roadside shops on Bazaar Road to Kutchery Road. Most of the roadside vendors on this road sell vegetables, flowers, betel leaves and nuts on their tables. As […]

March 31, 2020

These seniors take it one day at a time..

For these seniors, the lockdown has brought on certain difficulties. But life goes on, they say. N. Ramakrishnan is a 78 year old resident of Thiruveedhi Amman Koil Street, Mandaveli. He says, “We have been able to manage so far. […]

March 31, 2020

Residents of Ashiana apartments make efforts to take care of seniors in their apartment

Residents of Ashiana apartments make efforts to take care of seniors in their apartment

From providing food to visiting their houses, residents of Ashiana apartments in Venus colony, Alwarpet are doing all they can to take care of the senior citizens in their apartment. Residents say that some 15 seniors stay alone in their […]

March 30, 2020

This community provides breakfast to the civic workers in their ward

This community provides breakfast to the civic workers in their ward

The members of Thiruveedi Amman Koil Street Residents Association (TAKSRA) have raised more than Rs. 40000 to help the civic officials in their ward (Ward 173). K. L. Bala, a resident and an active member says, ” Along with the […]

March 30, 2020

Andhra Mahila Sabha’s working women’s hostel takes precautionary measures to prevent virus spread

Andhra Mahila Sabha’s working women’s hostel off Luz Church Road is taking all the necessary precautionary measures to prevent the virus spread. However, the hostel with some 20 rooms is almost empty now. Says an official who manages the hostel, […]

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