Recent Updates & Activities
New Chapter - Education 2nd Chapter
Dhaan is glad to announce that we are starting another chapter for education in March 2019 in Seattle! Through this expanded reach, we aspire to help as many students as possible.
Chapter Lead: Mr. Madan Appiah
New Chapter - Medical Services
To extend the Dhaan organization to the Atlanta area and engage the community there to run charitable medical services projects aligned to the mission of Dhaan.
Scope includes running medical camps in rural parts of Madurai and to provide medical treatments for the underprivileged.
Chapter Lead: Mr. Ganesh Ananthu
Weavers Colony Welfare
Weavers Colony Welfare project was kicked off with a budget of $5,000. On Nov 2nd, about 110 beneficiaries received new clothing.
Sriman Natana Gopala Nayaki Swamigal Brindhavan Renovation project was approved with a budget of $10,000.
Four additional students were awarded. These students are currently pursuing engineering degrees.
48 students of Madurai Gandhi N.M.R. Subbaraman College for Women were awarded scholarship.
Education Endowment Fund
The Dallas team raised $5,000 in individual contributions and matching dollars from the Dhaan committee!!
This fund will continue to grow over the next 2-3 years in order to generate returns that can be used for education projects.
Only the interest will be withdrawn and the principal will be preserved for future.
New Chapter - Heritage
To extend the Dhaan organization to the Seattle area and engage the community there to run charitable projects aligned to the mission of Dhaan.
Area of focus: Heritage, Culture, Language and Education
Chapter Lead: Mr. Ganesh Kuduva (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Vidhya Dhaan project is started to build a team of volunteers. Working with colleges in Madurai to bring new project ideas, guest lectures, etc. This project will start its activities in 2019.
Education Endowment Fund
Education Endowment Fund project was kicked off for 2018. This project will start a restricted fund to help cover expenses for education-related projects.
Our board member visited Madurai Gandhi N.M.R. Subbaraman College for Women. This visit was an opportunity to see the textbooks library established by Dhaan early in 2016. The executive members of the college board offered a tour to the library, computers lab, and classrooms.
Dhaan committed to purchase ten computers @ Rs. 30,500 (each) benefiting a total 90 students per day. Additionally, three used laptops were donated. The management staff were very pleased and expressed their sincere appreciation for the donations! We would like to THANK all of our donors for the generosity showered for this project!!
Computers for Lab
Our board approved "Computers for Lab" project. We launched a campaign to raise funds.
Our board member visited Madurai Gandhi N.M.R. Subbaraman College for Women and discussed with the college administration about the critical needs requiring support.
Second Scholarship Award
Second scholarship was awarded to another student Roshan studying B.E. (ECE).
Library Loaner Textbooks
Library Loaner Textbooks project successfully planned and executed.
First Scholarship Award
First scholarship was awarded to Yuvarani studying B.Sc. (CS).
Incorporated with the state of Texas. Non-profit 501(c)(3) status approved by the IRS.
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