Report from Ushassu, by Venkatesh, Program In-Charge:

“Twenty-four WEP-Ushassu students are now attending college in Ibrahim Putnam. All students were provided with notebooks and text books. Lecturers for tutoring Mathematics, English & Commerce were identified.

Swathy and Nagamani are cultivating roof kitchen gardens.  They have prepared a bed, and have sown the seeds of tomato and lady fingers. They also planted vegetables i.e. bottle gourd, local beans, bitter gourd, and ridge gourd. Aruna, Santhosha, Rajitha, Mamatha have planted seeds of local beans, bottle gourd, bitter gourd in their backyard vegetable plot. The students were advised to grow kitchen garden in the front or backyards.

It is decided to take the girls for an exposure visits to Birla Planetarium and Science museum on 4th August 2009.”