Ekalavya Ashramam:- Mancheryal
On the banks of the holy GODAVARI overlooking the Hanuman Temple is the “ Ekalavya Ashramam – Seva Bharathi” a home for Tribal boys. The boys are selected from poor families and children that are needy and with a spark in their faces. Situated on the out skirts of Mancheryal town the Tribal home has a serene environment. The Ashram provides an IDEAL place for the Future EKALAVYAS. It has a room to accommodate 100 Tribal boys who shall be selected from in and around the District. As on summer 2004 there are 48 children.
The Children are given Education, food and Samskaras, amenities that are congenial for a smooth basic educational pursuit. They are counseled and equipped for a better tomorrow.
This Affection home has children from Nayakapu, Manne, Gond, Khollham, Pradhan and Lambada. These children have bubbling talent, which needs to be nurtured and encouraged.
These boys have made their mark in Studies at school and also out of the school in the co-curricular activities. They have scored prizes in elocution and in All India junior essay writing competitions.
Jambi Kistaiah has excelled in Athletics, he has come first in 400 mts runninmg and K Ramesh has scored first in Long jump at South India level meet conducted by VIDYA BHARATHI (www.vidyabharati.org an all India Organisation in EDUCATION). The children have a special taste for yoga and kabaddi, which have won them laurels in several competitions.
Praveen of the Ekalavya Ashram has scored 531 of 600, highest marks in mandal level in 2002-03 SSC board exams. And the other boys are on their way to prove themselves. There are 3 Physically disabled boys, but with a strong self confidence these boys are ready to take on any challenge on par with their co students. Nobody infact thinks or treats them as handicapped, and that is what is their strength.
The Ashramam now has a capacity to accommodate 100 children courtesy the generosity of the community around cutting across political affiliations. With 42 Children who have passed out so far as in summer 2004, they are leading a self-reliant and respectable life.
One of the children (Now an Young man) from the ashram is now into public service as a Tribal leader representing the interests of the Local tribals at the district level. And one of the boys is now in his Engineering education.
For the Future Ekalavyas to bring glory to the country, your participation and encouragement is earnestly solicited for regular support to the ashram.
The children have an annual summer training camp to sharpen their skills both curricular and co-curricular.
Sevabharathi runs 8 such affection homes with 300 Destitute and needy children in different parts of the state, that includes one for girls alone in saidabad, Hyderabad .
Lend your hand to support a child…..
Adopt a child:: Rs. 15,000/- ($350) per year
Includes Clothing, food, maintenance, education.
One time Deposit:: Rs. 15,000/- ($350)
Deposit to cover a day's maintenance of Ashram commemorating the auspicious occasion or in remembrance of your beloved.
Sponsor one days expenditure:: Rs. 1500/- ($30)
As a remembrance of a special day.
Ekalavya Ashramam – Sevabharathi
Regd No . 1037 / 92
Godavari Road ,