Three students studying under our aegis excelled in the recently held board exam results. 3 girls and 2 boys topped in their school and they will tell all about themselves next month. UMA MAHESHWARI , RAMAKRISHNAN, VIDHYA, ARCHANA DEVI and SUBHASHINI all moved to higher, better levels . Maithri distributed notebooks and childrens' items to 39 school-children in a rural school which had encouraged in stopping frequent drop outs. We along with another NGO are researching into the basic reasons for the drop outs and find means and ways to bring them back to school and keep them interested in school.
Students were very much involved in their studies as ensuing exams hold the key for the future. Saturdays are filled with old students getting new application forms by giving their yellow identity card. We have received 30 new applications for scrutiny and as per our policy norms very deserving students are given priority. Physiotherapy wing has been doing very well. People who cannot afford are treated with extra care. Our therapist have been giving outdoor visits to an old woman of 90 years, She was almost bedridden but she feels better and cheerful after the treatment.
(26/1/07 Republic Day) MAITHRI had a good awareness cum demo on physiotherapy in the infosyes hall attached to Sri Ramakrishna High School (north branch). 30 teachers attended and had all their doubts on therapy and pain - associated with long hours of sitting and standing positions, cleared. Many of the teachers wanted to get treatment and we offered them the option of any day visit to the center as per their convenience. Sri Swamiji presided and the Principal, Mrs Leela Parthasarathy took part. All Saturdays of this month have been filled with our children receiving fees for the last term of 2006-07 academic year. We disbursed more than Rs 20000/-(Rupees Twenty thousand only).