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St. Mary's Educational Society

Cause Area

  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Education & Literacy
  • International


19 A Veppanchalai Street,Tindivanam.Villupuram Dt.Tindivanam, Tamil Nadu 604001India India

Organization Information

Mission Statement

"Every child deserves an education, regardless of their social status, religion, caste and color."


St. Mary's Educational Society was registered as a nonprofit organization in 1997 and established Mary's Matriculation Higher Secondary School with the motto: "Every child deserves an education, regardless of their social status, religion, caste and color." The mission of the NGO is to educate and elevate the destitute youth of Tindivanam and surroundings areas, so that they may excel in all of their future endeavours.
The overseers of the school are Mrs. Sharmila Anand, the principal of the school, and Mr. STB Anand, correspondent- both very passionate, hardworking people dedicated to their students. They also incorporate a foreign intern into their work, responsible for teaching English and assisting with fund-raising projects. St. Mary's is an oasis for those children and their parents who may have lost hope in ever achieving anything more than simply subsisting. It offers free education to 55 of its students, and thirty percent have defaults on their payments. Out of the 65 students completing their last year, 55 went on to attend universities. The school is also renowned for how well its children speak English, a vital skill in the ever-developing business world and higher education.


Would you recommend St. Mary's Educational Society?
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by Viviana G. (July 17, 2013)
I want to recommend volunteering because they are my second family, they taught me many things, they have helped many children to break the cycle of poverty. I am very proud to have worked as a volunteer at Mary's. with love, Vivi

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