Society for the Educational and Economic Development

  • SEED helps children from the socially, educationally and economically deprived segments. SEED provides primary & high school education to the children of prisoners, murder victims, leprosy patients and prostitutes.
  • Supports 263 children, and 18 teachers
  • Directly reaches 281 individuals annually
  • Project Type Residential School in rural Tamil Nadu. Supported by Asha since December 2002
  • More details on this project - budget documents and a recent visit summary - can be found on the Asha Website
SEED was created to improve the conditions of children in socially, educationally and economically deprived segments of the society. The children come from the following backgrounds: Children of life prisoners Children of murder victims Children of leprosy patients The activities include - Sheltering boys and girls in the age group of 3 to 10 years - Imparting primary level education in the Government recognized Mahathma Gandhi Primary School - Training the kids in mat weaving, embroidery, doll making, plastic wire bag making - Training in tailoring and embroidery for grownup children - Sheltering boys between 11 & 16 years of age - Imparting education in the Mahathma Gandhi Residential High School - Training in management of dairy farm, agriculture & horticulture projects - Imparting industrial training to the boys in highest age bracket in Dr. J.C. Kumarappa Industrial Training Institute (training as fitter or electrician or mechanic) Cutting & Tailoring training is offered to grownup girls - Electronics trade, a new job oriented course is being offered to the destitute and socially deprived girls - Lessons on GANDHIAN THOUGHT is imparted to the children in all centers to mould their character and life in the right direction Everything is provided FREE to the children with the ultimate aim of securing a decent life to them. Society for the Educational and Economic Development (Regd) This project aims to educate children of prisoners, terminally-ill patients, murder victims, and prostitutes. SEED provides board, lodging, clothing and education of 271 children in ages 3-18 years. They provide both standard education and vocational training.

Society for the Educational and Economic Development (Regd) This project aims to educate children of prisoners, terminally-ill patients, murder victims, and prostitutes. SEED provides board, lodging, clothing and education of 271 children in ages 3-18 years. They provide both standard education and vocational training.