TRAVEL WITH NO REGRETS – A TRIP TO MANNAR

A day long outing was an exposure trip for the psychosocial wellbeing of VAROD’s inmates. It was a short journey from Vavuniya to Mannar, where VAROD’s residential staff were in charge with Rev Brothers at VAROD, volunteering in timely needed situations.  This trip temporarily disconnected our beneficiaries from their normal routine, where the expected outcome … Continue reading “TRAVEL WITH NO REGRETS – A TRIP TO MANNAR”

“ BEING SAFETY IS NOT EXPENSIVE; ITS PRICELESS “

As a step of awareness to COVID 19, VAROD with the collaborative support of Ministry of Health, an awareness programme was held. Exposing the banners at public places is now underway, where the first in the series was held around Vavuniya.  The banners enlight the public on symptoms, prevention and precautionary measures relating to COVID-9. … Continue reading ““ BEING SAFETY IS NOT EXPENSIVE; ITS PRICELESS “”

“WE MAKE A LIFE BY WHAT WE GIVE”

The world is currently under movement restrictions and suddenly informed lock downs due to COVID 19 which severely impact the lives of  over a quarter of the world’s population. While the COVID 19 dicease spreads rapidly,  the livelihoods of people on the other side have been interrupted and  remain paused across  the country.   VAROD … Continue reading ““WE MAKE A LIFE BY WHAT WE GIVE””

“PREPARE NOT THE PATH FOR YOUR KID, BUT A KID FOR A PATH”

Preschool is a great option for many families. Preschool advantages include a consistent structure and routine, and a focus on early education which can inspire a love of learning. Most programs also teach children a variety of cognitive, social, emotional, and language skills. Thus, VAROD started the preschools in order to lead a way towards supporting … Continue reading ““PREPARE NOT THE PATH FOR YOUR KID, BUT A KID FOR A PATH””

PAYING ATTENTION TO THE BEGINNING OF THE STORY, WILL CHANGE THE WHOLE STORY. . .

Development of young children encompasses their survival and good health. It also involves their cognitive, emotional, ethical and social growth.  What the child experiences from birth onward influences the society of the future. On this concept VAROD, in collaboration with Ms. Linda Rose, the child psychologist from United Kingdom, conducted an empowering programme on the … Continue reading “PAYING ATTENTION TO THE BEGINNING OF THE STORY, WILL CHANGE THE WHOLE STORY. . .”

CLASSIKA 2020

Children from both Girls’ and Boys’ centers as well as VAROD’s beneficiaries from Vavuniya, were arranged to take part in Classika which was held on the 25th, 26th and 27thof January 2020 in Jaffna, in order to empower them psychosocially. This programme was helpful to children in averting distress and developing the skills which will … Continue reading “CLASSIKA 2020”

“COME – LET’s STARVE THE PROBLEMS” Workshop By Dr. A. Puvanenthiran

A counselling work shop was held at VAROD Thaimady, on the 21st of January 2020. Rev Fr. Vincent De Paul Croos CMF the Executive Director, the Assistant Director Rev Fr. S. Jeganathan CMF, Mr Kenedy the probation officer at Divisional Secretariat, staff from OFERR, INTHU ANPAHAM, ARUPPE CHILDREN’S HOME, AKILANDESWARY ARULAHAM, THEVA ANPU SIRUVAR ILLAM … Continue reading ““COME – LET’s STARVE THE PROBLEMS” Workshop By Dr. A. Puvanenthiran”

“PONGAL – THE BOUNTEOUS OCCASION AT VAROD ”

Srilankans with some other countries unite in January to celebrate Tamil Thai Pongal festival which is annually celebrated for various reasons. Thanking the Sun God and farmers’ gratitude towards the farm animals are to be the main reasons for the celebration. Celebration of the Pongal day at VAROD was taken place on the 15th of January … Continue reading ““PONGAL – THE BOUNTEOUS OCCASION AT VAROD ””

Cheers to a new decade 2020!

2019 was quite a turbulent year with challenges and surprises in spades. For some, it might have been a fruitful year while for others it was definitely the one of hardship. At this juncture, VAROD decided to felicitate and welcome its staff on this new year 2020 in order to avoid the frustrations through the … Continue reading “Cheers to a new decade 2020!”

FORMER CHIEF MINISTER AND SUPREME COURT JUDGE C.V. VIGNESWARAN AT VAROD

On the 11th of August, 2019, Former Chief Minister and Supreme Court Judge C.V. Vigneswaran, along with his newly formed party members, visit the VAROD home children and spent time with them. The time spent was beyond anything, very human. The VAROD children had given the feeling to each member who had visited the premise, … Continue reading “FORMER CHIEF MINISTER AND SUPREME COURT JUDGE C.V. VIGNESWARAN AT VAROD”