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Anjuman-e-Himayath-e -Islam

Anjuman-e-Himayath-e-Islam of Chennai (Madras) is one of the oldest educational institutions in South India, for the care of orphan children. It provides a home for them along with education and impart the moral values of humanity, which reflect the spirit of Islam. To fulfill its purpose the Anjuman runs a home for boys and another for girls where around 700 children receive care, guidance and physical and mental comfort, directly addressing the needs of the target group with their growth and development in view. Anjuman gives a lot of attention for the physical development of the children for games and bodybuilding. The children are taught Karate, trained for rugby, basketball and others by professionals. The Anjuman gives special attention to children with learning difficulties through special education and functional literacy. They conduct training programs and classes for women from all walks of life in various fields ranging from the Religion of Islam, vocational training in tailoring and crafts, computers and household arts. In addition to this free welfare programs for the socially and educationally disadvantaged are also conducted. The focus here is on girl children, with age group starting from 3 years onwards, with the Home as the main focus of the visit. The contact person is Mrs. Zubeida Asgarali Dhala, the chairperson on the board. Volunteers have to be girls or women

Volunteering requirements:

• Spoken English for Class 6 girls

• Reading English Stories over the weekends

• Songs, music and movement for the little girls from 3 years to 5 years. They love to sing and dance.

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