22. Don Bosco – VARADARAJANPET

Profile

Don Bosco mission at Varadarajanpet was started in 1964. The Salesians of Don Bosco focus their attention to the eradication of illiteracy, by providing them quality education, moral and value education through classes and seminars and cultural programs. Suicidal tendencies are reduced by counseling the youth and giving them the motivation to live. Don Bosco mission is effective through our collaboration with the laity and through the united, transparent networking with the community. 

Activities
  1. Higher secondary school provides education to about 1,800 rural poor children.
  2. Boarding with food, healthcare, and educational assistance
  3. Hostel serves about 300 rural poor children every year.
  4. Evening study centres to provide supportive academic training are run in nearby villages.
Vision of Varadarajanpet
We the Salesians of Varadarajanpet aim to form the target group to become God fearing persons who will also be socially, economically, politically vibrant agents to empower others.
Mission of Varadarajanpet
We the Salesians and members of Salesian family (Cooperators, past pupils) edicate ourselves to form our  target groups (youth, students and people) Good Christians. We educate them to face the social change. We prepare them to develop and lead a life of ethical & moral values.
Details of Conferers

NAME

ROLES & RESPONS-

IBILITIES

CELL NUMBER

E-MAIL ID

P Antony Francis Xavier Tr/Wn: Boarding

9488641117

afrancissdb@gmail.com

P Arulkannu Sahayaraj V/Hm

7639514528

sahayarajarulkannu@yahoo.com

S Arulraj Savariapparaj PT 1

S Joseph Thadeuse PT 1

P Louis Thomas R/Cd

9751680275

tomlouis225@gmail.com

P Lourdusamy Albert Tr/Wn:Hostel

9751362636

lourdualbert@gmail.com

P Lourdusamy John Bosco Tr/Ys/Dn: Hostel

9894133002

lourdusamybosco@gmail.com

P Santhiagu Vimalan A/La

9751331056

tmsvimal@yahoo.co.in

Profile of Varadarajanpet
1. Name of the society registered    : The Varadarajanpet Don Bosco Society  
2. Year of starting                                 : 1964
3. Address of the institution              : Don Bosco  Varadarajanpet,
                                                            Andimadam (Via),
                                                             Ariyalur (Dt) – 621 805.
                                                                    South India.
Specific objective of the institution :
1.        To educate the school children, youth and the local people to faith.
2.        To work for integral growth of Youth.
3.        To bring back the drop – outs to the main stream.
4.    To organize and animate the youngsters of the area and find Job Placement.
5. To create Socio – Political awareness and human rights awareness
 Activities and programme details :
 
Name of the Activity
Year of Starting
No. of. Beneficiaries Now
Expenses per year
Funded by Govt., Foreign, Province
No
1
Education
1964
1800
15 lakhs
Local(collection from boys)
2
Boarding
1982
100
10 lakhs
Local(collection from boys)
3
Hostel
2002
300
30 lakhs
Local(collection from boys)
4
Parish
2008
2500
25,000
Parishners
 

 Details of the NGOs present in the area : 

Name of the NGO
Name of the Area Covered
Activities
Area / activity Co – operation
Contact person
No
1
RISE
Varadarjanpet, Thennur
Tailoring & Self help groups
 
Mr.Aruldoss
2
OASIS
Andimadam
Social development
 
Mr Rosario
3
Dear India
Arokiapuram, Varadarjanpet
Night study centres
 
Mr Pascal Jeyapaul

Goals of the Institution:

                        To educate the students of this area.

                        To make the youth aware of their problems.

                        To make the families a cradle of  love.

                        To make them good Christians & honest citizens

                        To create a better society

Objectives of the Institution

                      To make the students  to achieve a better standard of living

                      To help the youth to find solutions to their problems

                      To animate the parents and the children

Fact Points

            Prevalence of child labor practices in the area is on the increase.

            Steady increase of dropouts from schools.

            Lack of opportunity for the youth for skills training.

            Poverty and low income in the family.

            Low self image among the people of marginalized communities

Intervention

Child labor elimination through Drop out prevention school, Drop out prevention through evening study centers for more than 100 students.

Cultural groups & create awareness on prevention of child labor in 10 villages.

Creation of job opportunity through job placement cells for more than 100 students.

            Organize camps for the youth and night schools for 300 boys.

Awareness creation programs for the marginalized people and orient them towards right self image for more than 2000 people.

The Need

Intensive child labor elimination program through special schools.

Initiate Community college to impart skills training for the youth

Seminars and workshops to be conducted for the marginalized people to maximize the self image.

Address

Don Bosco

Varadarajanpet PO

Andimadam (via)

Ariyalur District 621 805

Tamil Nadu, India.

Phone: 04331-242544