July 2016, Allampally
The High school students (Kaustubh, Asha, Sachin, Saketh, Uttam) from various parts of US accompanied by Mr. Giri for their Summer Internship program in India came to Jeeyar Gurukulam. They had wonderful time in doing internship program at Colleges for Visually Challenged, Schools for Tribals and at JIMS Hospital.
VT Seva is all about youth volunteering. The team started from JIVA Campus to Allampally on 18th July. On their way they picked up Sriman S Prabhakar Rao garu from Karimnagar and reached Allampally. The team participated in all programs starting from 4.45 am with Yoga and Pratah smaraniyam classes and their routine classes till 9.30 pm. They visited the classes and interacted extensively with the tribal students.
Their mutual exchange of knowledge was very helpful and they built a rapport with them. The subjects included English vocabulary, science, social and maths. On 21st July, the students exhibited their talent in sports, games, pyramid forming and cultural programmes etc., which was thoroughly enjoyed by both. A meeting was convened in the evening with principal Sriman Giridhar , Teachers and JET(S) secretary Sriman S Prabhakar Rao garu. Everyone shared their messages. Sriman S Prabahakar Rao lauded the efforts of H H Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji in making such good facilities made available to the tribal children for education. He emphasized that everyone there should take this opportunity and do their best to come up in life.
The team along with Sri Giridhar garu visited Beersaipet on 22nd July and interacted with the students. They also participated in “Harita Haram” a tree plantation program and planted 200 saplings. About 500 saplings were planted in Allampally also.
On 23rd they visited the surrounding places and met the parents of the students and started to Sriramanagaram in the evening.