Sunday, August 28, 2011

Eureka 15 at Music Academy - 28th Aug 2011

Eureka 15 function, celebrating 15 years of work in education and health by Eureka went on well today. The auditorium was filled with Eureka Teachers(ETs) from many Tamilnadu villages, children, and many Eureka volunteers.

Everyone took a pledge in English and Tamil to promote quality education in the state. Eureka volunteer coordinator Selva told that they plan to setup 20 SuperKidz centers in Chennai.
Eureka Staff Mangai, Damu, Gayathri reading the pledge

The audience repeating the pledge
Dr. Balaji Sampath, founder of Eureka, spoke about the15 year journey by telling stories of important people who were part of the various phases of the Eureka progress. 
Dr. Balaji Sampath with his 15-year team
A flag to reiterate the dream of 1000 Eureka SuperKidz villages was revealed by the team. The function ended with a Panel Discussion by eminent educationists like Vasanthi Devi. Many speakers emphasized the  importance of volunteers in scaling and sustaining an NGO like Eureka.
Panel discussion on Eureka and education

Eureka kids did a "Silambattam" and audience asked for "Once More." Other speakers were Food King Sarath Babu and Donors Banca Sella.

The video contains excerpts of speech by Dr. Balaji Sampath, Bharathiyar song by Eureka staff Smitha, talk by Food King Sarath Babu and other event photos.

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