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New School ConstructionConstruction of the Compound Wall Begins

After much effort, the construction of the compound wall for the new school has begun. In June, we registered 6 cents of land and another 10 cents on July 23 for a total of 16 cents, which was still less than the three acres we needed (we had only 2 acres and 84 cents, which was 16 cents less than the three acres). The neighboring landowners didn’t want to sell any of their land, because they knew that the price would raise once the school construction began.

After a great ordeal, one neighbor came forward and offered the land that we needed. We paid him Rs.640, 000 ($15,250) for the 16 cents that we needed. So, the problem has been resolved.

On August 8, we began construction on the foundation of the compound wall. The length of the perimeter wall is 300 feet on the eastern side of the property, 370 feet to the south, 350 feet to the west and 430 feet to the north. Totally the length is 1450 feet. The foundation depth is three feet by two feet wide. The total cost for the wall is Rs, 620,000 ($14,750). The wall is expected to be completed within the next three weeks.

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More News and Stories from 2008

Educational Development Day, July 2008

New School Needs Your Help, June 2008

Republic Day Celebration, January 2008

More News and Stories from 2007

Get Together Event, December 2007

Bhagavan’s Jayanthi Celebrated and Visit From School Supporters, December 2007

Children's Day, November 2007

Diwali Celebrated, October 2007

Vinayaka Chadhuthi, September 2007

World Population Day, Teachers' Day Celebrated, September 2007

Independence Day Celebrated, August 2007

New School Contstruction Update, June 2007

Construction Begins on New School Facilities, April 2007

Jayanthi and Republic Day Celebrated, January 2007

More News and Stories from 2006

New School Fundraising, December 2006, and A. Prabahakaran Birthday Celebration, December 2006

Children's Day, November 2006 and Global Community Day, November 2006

Prize Winning in the Ramanar Competition, November 2006

19th Year Inaugural Day & Vijayadhasami Puja, October 2006

Independence Day, August 2006

School Reopens, June 2006 (also visit the Urgent Needs page for additional information on the new school site, needs, and how your donation can make a difference.)

Earth Puja, April 2006

X Standard Public Examination and OWCF Volunteers Teaching, February 2006

Republic Day, January 2006

More News and Stories from 2005

Sri Ramana Jayanthi Celebration (December 2005)

Planting Field Trip (December 2005)

Children's Day (November 2005)

Additional News and Stories from 2005

News and Stories from 2004


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