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Related WESWA Educational Activities

WESWA Polio campaign
WESWA introduces tailoring livelihood skills with the patronage of the District Collector.
WESWA Polio campaign
Joint programme by WESWA's Child Labour Society and officials from the Central Ministry for Broadcasting held at Viralur.

All-India Radio programme

In 1997, WESWA arranged for a unit from All-India Radio to come to Viralimalai to interview children, child labour project director, staff and teachers. Mr. Chadrasekar, Assistant Programme Officer, is seen interviewing children who are involved in child labour.

The WESWA Managing Trustee was invited in 1998 and 1999 to speak on All-India Radio in Tiruchy. WESWA Managing Trustee Mr. Kanna recorded the programme with Mr. Thangavel of AIR.

Training in Agriculture

On 17 May 1998, 55 local farmers participated in a one-day workshop sponsored by WESWA and SPIC at Viralimalai. The programme was led by Dr. Chandrasekar and was a great success. The participants evinced keenness to put into practice the latest methods taught at the workshop. Photo shows the workshop in progress.

Republic Day Celebrations

Republic Day celebrations are held annually at the Child Labour School to foster patriotism and pride in the children. The national flag is hoisted by the WESWA Managing Trustee, the national anthem is played and local dignataries give patriotic speeches.The function serves to raise awareness of duty to the Motherland and respect to seniors, elders and martyrs of the national freedom struggle.