Friday, January 24, 2020

Pongal Wishes



May the auspicious festival of Pongal  
erase all your troubles and sorrows and 
may you live the happiest life. 
A very happy pongal to you and your loved ones. 
May this pongal shower you with 
the best of joy and happiness. 
May there be no trace of sorrow in your life.




With the legendary Sandy Robson


With Ms. Sandy Robson on 9th January 2020



Children’s from Grade V to Grade VIII had a wonderful time meeting the legendary Sandy Robson!

She shared her kayaking travel experience, which took her five years to complete from Germany to Australia and the first women to do so!

Watch Sandy Robinson on YouTube on her kayaking from Germany to Australia









Climate Change Session

Climate Change Session with Adyar Eco Park was held on 8th January 2020


Thanks to Volunteers from Adyar Eco Park, our children from Grade IX and Grade X took part in this session detailing climate change....reasons and how we can help in a positive way!







Founding GVTC Principal Retires!


4th Jan 2020

Mr Ramaswamy, our founding Principal of GVTC retired from service!

It was with a heavy heart we bid him good bye!

Mr Ramaswamy was instrumental in helping start GVTC and grow it to its present state...

We have grown to 10 vocational trades since the start in July 2017:

1. Dress Making
2. Cutting & Tailoring
3. Aari Embroidery
4. Beauty Culture & Hair Care
5. Bridal Make Up
6. Basic Computer
7. Two Wheeler Mechanic
8. Home Appliances Servicing
9. Electrical Technician
10. Hair Dressing

Over 115 students have completed training till date, of which 42 students have had job placements (this does not include the women working from home). 54 students are undergoing training at the moment. 

Our loving thanks to Mr Ramaswamy for this wonderful achievement!


















Monday, December 23, 2019

GVTC fact file from July 2017 until Dec 2019

23rd Dec 2019

Thanks to your support we have implemented our vocational school successfully!

Below is a synopsis of our work done from the start of GVTC in July 2017 to date. 

Overall admission status since we started GVTC ( July 2017 till date )
S.No
Trade
No.of Students enrolled
No.of Students Passed Out*
Students Placed in jobs
1
Cutting & Tailoring
54
36
13
2
Beauty Culture & Hare Care
47
35
15
3
Basic Computer
28
21
8
4
Electrical Technician
7
-
-
5
Two Wheeler Mechanism
11
8
4
6
Dress Making
15
11
-
7
Aari Embroidery
3
-
-
8
Bridal Makeup
4
4
2

Total
169
115
42

* Rest are undergoing their training 

Saturday, December 21, 2019

Sponsorship Needs 2020-2021

Sr. No.
Type of Donation
Donation Amount Required (2020 - 2021)



Indian Rupees
US Dollars
British Pounds
Euros
Singapore Dollars

Area requiring support
Amount




1
Annual Education & Meal Sponsorship per Child
 INR           19,000 
 $           275 
 £      210 
 €           250 
 SGD         370 
2
Field Trips
 INR             54,000 
 $           783 
 £      600 
 €           706 
 SGD     1,059 
3
Lab Supplies
 INR             30,000 
 $           435 
 £      333 
 €           392 
 SGD         588 
4
Stationery
 INR             30,000 
 $           435 
 £      333 
 €           392 
 SGD         588 
5
Notebooks
 INR             95,000 
 $       1,377 
 £  1,056 
 €       1,242 
 SGD     1,863 
6
Text books
 INR          210,000 
 $       3,043 
 £  2,333 
 €       2,745 
 SGD     4,118 
7
Uniforms
 INR          350,000 
 $       5,072 
 £  3,889 
 €       4,575 
 SGD     6,863 
8
School Maintenance costs
 INR          300,000 
 $       4,348 
 £  3,333 
 €       3,922 
 SGD     5,882 
9
Painting of the Entire School
 INR          500,000 
 $       7,246 
 £  5,556 
 €       6,536 
 SGD     9,804 
10
Teachers and Staff Salaries per month -School
 INR          395,000 
 $       5,725 
 £  4,389 
 €       5,163 
 SGD     7,745 
11
Teachers and Staff Salaries per month - GVTC
 INR          100,000 
 $       1,449 
 £  1,111 
 €       1,307 
 SGD     1,961 
12
Nutrition Program - cost per year
 INR          800,000 
 $     11,594 
 £  8,889 
 €     10,458 
 SGD   15,686 
13
Admin salaries per month
 INR          110,600 
 $       1,603 
 £  1,229 
 €       1,446 
 SGD     2,169 
14
Construction of WEST BOUNDARY Wall
 INR          403,125 
 $       5,842 
 £  4,479 
 €       5,270 
 SGD     7,904 
15
Construction of SOUTH BOUNDARY Wall
 INR          545,750 
 $       7,909 
 £  6,064 
 €       7,134 
 SGD   10,701 
16
Construction of Septik Tank 15000 lts - along side South Boundary  
 INR          300,000 
 $       4,348 
 £  3,333 
 €       3,922 
 SGD     5,882 
17
Playground levelling

 $                 - 
 £            - 
 €                 - 
 SGD               -