Saturday, August 29, 2009

Workshop on Child Marriage Act

The Parents committees initiated by Tharuni in the Schools are very much successful along with Girls' groups. The parents are created awareness about their wards' education and also to combat social evils. The Balika Sanghas (girls' groups) are being extended in the whole District under the advice of Women And Child Welfare Department.
A workshop on Child Marriages Act is being held on 3rd and 4th of September 2009, at Warangal inaugurated by our Hon'ble Minister for Women and Child Development, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh Smt. Konda Surekha and Smt Anuradha I.A.S. Commissioner DEPT. of Women and Child Development will be the Chief guest.
The KalaJathas (cultural programmes) conducted by Tharuni are appreciaed by people as they touch not only the social evils but also health hazards like Swine Flu and HIV AIDS.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Salutations to Mother Theresa

To day being the Birth Day of Our Mother- Theresa- who is a role model for selfless service to the mankind Tharuni offers its salutations to the Mother, and prays Her blessings in serving the cause of women.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Adopt and Educate a child

Tharuni Gurukul a branch of Tharuni is working for the welfare of children who are less privileged to educate themselves from 2004.Hundreds of children could reach their goals of education within their ambit of environment under the guidance of Tharuni.They are learning soft skills beyond their curriculum, in addition to their personality development. Their standards in regular school education has improved remarkably with the creative attitudes developed in the Gurukul.
It is a high light that some of the under privileged children from Primary school to Engineering are benefited by the due help they received from the community to continue and pursue their studies.
A house wife adopted a boy to shift him from a Public School to an English Medium School.Another Professor in an Engineering College adopted another boy by paying the yearly fee. An under privileged girl whom passed Tenth Standard with 75 percent would not have joined Junior college for 12th Standard but for the timely help of the community members. Engineering Students could receive different types of educational scholarships to pursue their studies. There are many more examples of such cases.
In this background Tharuni requests you all to ----adopt and educate a child in need.--- If you have time EACH ONE TEACH ONE.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Tharuni cultural wing in Ganesh pandals

To day being Ganesh Chathurdhi people in every village celebrate community festival in the Ganesh Pandals. They erect the Vinayaka Idol do pooja in the morning and evening and night they attend cultural programs. Tharuni initiated KalaJathas(cultural Programs) to eliminate social evils in all villages in Warangal District. The coordinators in the villages identify the social evils prevailing in the village and based on that the cultural wing enacts the program to stop that evil.They may be in the form of Burra kathas, Puppet shows, songs, Palle suddulu, dramas, skits and so on.Hope the people will have exposure, and understand the problem, try to solve it.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Valedictory of YES Program

Tharuni successfully completed the 5th Batch of Youth Employment Scheme sponsored by the District Police Department and also DRDA today on 20th August. It is really a Wonderful Program helped many young women in hundreds to have vocational guidance in different fields like Hotel Management, DTP, Fashion designing,Stitching in addition to life skills, Yoga, Karate Personality development, spoken english and so on.Many girls are selected as lady constables, Chermas for fashion designing, Apparels, In 3 Star Hotels etc. The girls were very happy to learn these skills and get jobs, empowering them. The Valedictory was held today, participated by DRDA officials, Tharuni Director and Police officials.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Tharuni programmes of 18th and 19th August 2009

Tharuni conducted a meeting at Station Ghanpur on 17th to mobilise the Parents to send their children to schools who are dropped out.There are about 140 school drop outs in the Mandal area. the Mandal Revenue Officer, Mandal Education Officer MPTC and other local officers participated The Parents committees are formed to tackle the issue.
Tharuni formulated Cultural committees to take active part on the issues of Social Evils. They will participate in the programs with Puppet shows, Kala Jathas, Palle Suddulu and folk songs in order to motivate and inspire the people on the issues.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Parents committees in Girls groups

Amma Nannalu =Parents committees are being formed to negotiate, counsel and if necessary pressurise them to not to conduct child Marriages in rural areas, in order to empower the Girl child are initiated in Warangal District by Tharuni as a pilot project.This will work under Balika Sanghas (Girls' Groups) so that those parents who are against the empowerment of girl child can be identified and helped to overcome their problems. Let us empower the 'Amma Nannalu' in this process. There are more than 200 Girls groups consisting of 2000 girls. Tharuni is expanding them day by day.

Sunday, August 16, 2009

63rd Independence Day

Tharuni celebrated 63rd Independence Day at Warangal and Station Ghanpur which was participated by Director Dr. Mamatha Raghuveer , coordinators,other staff members and many young men and women.The young girls who got placements in different organisations under YES Program sponsored by the Police Department were jubilant and expressed their gratitude to Tharuni for the opportunities provided empowering them.Patriotic songs were sung by the groups.

Friday, August 14, 2009

We are against Child Labour

Tharuni,sponsored by UNISEF conducted a Mass Rally of hundreds of students in Geesukonda as an awareness program against Child Labour.Local Mandal Revenue Officer and MPDO and other officials and Dr. Mamatha and Tharuni Coordinaors participated in the rally with
placards followed by speeches.
Tharuni has focussed the issue of Child labour working in Ginning Mills and Brick Kiln Industries coordinating with Law Enforcement Authorities and Labour Dept. to punish the Managements and got the children released.
Let us take an oath that we should not appoint children below the age of 14 years in any menial jobs. Adopt atleast one child to educate up to degree level.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Please do not support child marriages

Tharuni appeals to all that 'Please do not support Child marriages' A child marriage took place on 12th August even though Tharuni Coordinator took lot of pain to counsel the parents. in a village near Warangal The event took place in the guise of a get together program of relatives. By the time the Police rushed there the marriage was performed to the 15 year girl in a hurried manner. The Police registered a case against the parents and they have to face penal action. So far Tharuni could stop hundreds of marriages but still a change should come in the mind set of the people.There is a long way to go. But we win.
The Youth Day celebrations were conducted in a befitting manner by Tharuni. After Rally in Station Ghanpur a meeting was held participated by local officials, Lions Club, politicians and students. They all spoke about the importance of healthy youth to serve the country.
At Warangal Tharuni Director and youth gave a Memorandum to DT.Collector to specially allocate a day in a week in Government Hospitals for the free health check of youth, for which he gave a positive reply.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Tharuneeyam 12th August2009

Tharuni means a young woman.Started in the year 2000 by a mother and daughter, it has blossomed in to a forum for the adolescent girls' empowerment Tharuni's aim is to educate the girls to enjoy self esteem and greater say in decision making, to marry at a right age, and thus play a major role in social development.
Today being the International youth Day we propose a rightful place for the women in the Society as equal partners on par with men.Health is wealth. Women are supposed to take care of their health and hygiene as a healthy mother leads a healthy family.Let them lead in creating a healthy and peaceful atmosphere in the society at large for the Future generation.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

youth Rallyon 12th August 2009

Tharuni is conducting Youth Rally to initiate positive youth health programs
by the Government as well as the Society on 12th August 2009, to be participated
by Students of many colleges, officials and public at Warangal. Youth are the wealth
of the nation.

They should realise that they are the the future generation who are expected to lead
the country on right path. Their health is our wealth. Let them concentrate on

reaching their positive goals with good behaviour and healthy habits.
Tharuni is giving livelihood trainings to the young men and women.
It is exploring the job opportunities by a tie up for them.
Youth are encouraged to take up higher education through distant mode.
Wish the International Youth Festival a grand success.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

9th August2009

Tharuni's endeavor is to make the adoloscent girls and women attain their rightful place as equal partners with men in development by fully harnessing their potential.
Tharuni works on the issues on
*Child Marriages
*Child Labour
*Problems of the Aged

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Welcome to Tharuni News

Tharuni is a voluntary organization working for the empowerment of adolescent girls, women and the aged.

'Tharuni' is a Sanskrit term meaning 'a woman in her reproductive age' . It is aptly named so, as it works for Adolescent Girls and women. It was established on February 15, 2000, by Dr. Achanta Mamatha Raghuveer, who has dedicated her life for the all round development of Girl Child. She has a vast experience in the Social Development sector, and has found that the Girl Child who is a future citizen and will contribute heavily to the development of the nation is being neglected and discriminated in the society and at home. Thus she needs all the help and support she can get. With this view Dr Mamatha started Tharuni with the support of a few well trained and dedicated people in Warangal and Hyderabad districts of Andhra Pradesh (India). The main beneficiaries of Tharuni’s activities are adolescent girls and women.

We have opened Tharuni blog for sharing daily updates with all of you.

- 08 Aug 2009