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Literacy Projects: Nadakhanda & Kumar Para, Orissa

There are over 100 children in two villages, with 3 teachers, who get together for 2 to 3 hours a day, learning Oriya, arithmetic, English, GK etc. They also learn poems, songs and play games. These photos were taken in … Continue reading

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Videos from Sri Jagannath Pathshala, Orissa

During my visit in January 2008 to our project sites in Orissa I took the opportunity to teach Pranayaam to the children above Class III. Some videos: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VHTE8Ab05g] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qzD2YXVIqI] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7x6P7nFOm6E]

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Nadakhanda: Classes started in yet another location

I am very happy to inform everyone that children’s classes wil be conducted in yet another location also. Classes have commenced from 13 Nov 07. It is about a kilo metre away , almost at the other end of the … Continue reading

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Sri Jagannath Pathasala

03 Aug 07 I am glad to say that the Pathasala in Nadakanda in Orissa is getting to be more formalised. They have printed their own letter head, and have started sending reports, bills and photographs on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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Sri Jagannath Pathasala

Have just returned from a three day stay at Nadakhanda village in Orissa. Am greatly impressed by the spade work done in the village by Shri Puran Chand over the last six months and the foresight of Srijan Foundation & … Continue reading

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Sri Jagannath Pathshala

The school we fund in Puri, Orrisa, has been named “Sri Jagannath Pathshala”. It is now getting firmly established in the region with nearly 3 months of running, and more and more children enrolling. Our prayers and gratitude to Bhima … Continue reading

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School near Puri, Orrisa

The domestic help at my mother’s home, and somewhat of a younger brother to me, Puran Chand Swain, went home to his village near Puri in Orrisa in December 2006. The state of the government run school was as pathetic … Continue reading

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