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SEVAC

A £15,000 ERSF grant has been helping SEVAC with work at its Mental Health & Human Rights Resource Centre. The money has been used to fund professional care, and buy food and medicines. SEVAC has been working in India for people with mental illness for the past two decades, ensuring uninterrupted psychiatric treatmeant, human care […]

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All Cannings Primary School

A library project at All Cannings Primary School came to fruition thanks to a £12,000 grant from ERSF.

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Tased Trust

The Tased Trust’s ‘Skill Training to Rural Youth and Pre-School’ project has received valuable funding from ERSF. As the name suggests, the project has two components – one is the pre-school for disadvantaged slum children; the other is skills training to rural youth.

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Victory Rural Development Society

Free computer education for poor girls has been made possible thanks to a £5,000 ERSF grant to Victory Rural Develpment Society. The money was used to buy computers, accessories and furniture as well as paying the salaries of two teaching staff. The skills that the girls learn offer a way out of the poverty trap […]

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Kalki Drop-in Centre for street children

Every year, due to domestic violence, neglect and the need to supplement the family income, thousands of children migrate to the streets of Pondicherry, one of the most densely populated cities in South India. Despite low wages and exploitation, these children forgo their education for informal work such as street hawking and rag picking, while […]

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