Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category

June 28th, 2013 - 2:50 pm § in Uncategorized

Vasantha as a New Role Model for the Girls

Vasantha, Elango’s wife, has stepped up to serve as acting manager of the girl’s hostel and KGBV school. For nearly six months now, Vasantha has been actively engaged with learning the budget processes, accounting, and operations side of managing the girls hostel and KGBV campus. In the past, Je[...]

June 28th, 2013 - 2:26 pm § in Uncategorized

Resourcefulness as a virtue in a world of power cuts

ODAM staff, if anything, are incredibly resourceful and strategic. Given the difficult fundraising environment for rural education, staff have been able to take full advantage of every rupee donated to their programming One excellent example of this is how a large philanthropic organization (name wi[...]

June 11th, 2012 - 8:39 am § in Uncategorized

Letters to India: An Exchange of Perspectives

Akanksha Misra, a Grade 6 English teacher at Açı School in Istanbul ,writes about the development of a letter writing exchange programme between her students in Turkey and the KGBV School in Narikudi. Putting thoughts and feelings into words and then words into action is probably the most diffi[...]

February 5th, 2011 - 12:11 am § in Uncategorized

The World’s Women

Australian volunteer Tamara Lee writes about how ODAM’s work is helping to promote women’s rights. Since 1996 ODAM has improved the lives of thousands of South Indian women and their families by addressing rural poverty and climate change, while promoting women’s empowerment, child we[...]

November 30th, 2010 - 12:00 pm § in Uncategorized

A Passage Through India

Spanish Volunteer Ana Vicenti, writes about her experiences at the Barathi Girls’ Hostel “I have just spent two months volunteering with ODAM and can honestly say that it has been one of the best experiences I have ever had in my life. To have the opportunity to spend time with the girls at[...]

  • Sponsor a Girl



    ODAM's programs are maintained thanks to the generosity of Indian and international supporters.

    Please consider supporting our grassroots strategies to improve the lives of thousands of impoverished and disadvantaged women and children.

    Every new sponsor enables ODAM to fund another girl's education. Please sponsor today and change their future.