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Mr. Pat Farmer, Australian Marathon Running Legend Begins ‘Spirit of India Run’

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Mr. Pat Farmer, Australian Marathon Runner and former MP of Australia and Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Science and Training from 2004 to 2007 began his 60 days, 4600km from south to north run from Kanyakumari to end it in Srinagar on March 30, 2016.  He is running this marathon through 10 states to raise funds for girls’ education in India through Mahindra’s Nanhi Kali Initiative.  He is running along the west coast through Kochi and Kasargod in Kerala and then through Karwar in coastal Karnataka before moving on to Goa and Maharashtra.

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Interested in Volunteering Towards a Social Cause? Read on…

How many times have we come across a situation where we intend to do something towards it and yet do not know how to. “Thedifference between an out stretched palm and a helping hand, is the flick of the wrist”. if your interest is towards contributing your time and effort towards a social cause,  here is an interesting opportunity.  Chennai Volunteers endeavors towards promoting  volunteering and facilitates volunteering opportunities.

Chennai Volunteers (CV) is a social organisation that promotes the values of volunteering, while building and reinforcing volunteer networks in Chennai.  CV facilitates the process of bridging the gap between the citizens of Chennai and  credible nonprofit organizations with their relevant causes, while enhancing the experience of volunteers simultaneously.

CV plans to leverage the online medium with a dynamic web portal. Visitors while in Chennai, as volunteers, can find various opportunities to share and care, members can find local/international partners and NGOs can share resources and exchange best practices, 24×7.

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Free Computer Education for Underprivileged

Nandini Voice for the Deprived is a non-government organisation founded in India by Mr.N.S. Venkataraman.
Mr.N.S. Venkataraman, age 65 years, is a Chemical Engineer by profession with over 35 years of experience in chemical industries in India and abroad. Free Computer Schools have been set up by Nandini Voice to help underprivileged.
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