Year 2006: Revisiting Bangalore

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The Ann Foundation kicked off 2006 with a mission trip to follow up on many of our earlier projects in India:

Year 2005: Mercy Home in Bangalore

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In 2005, Ann Moideen traveled with Ann K. Parsons, a teacher with visual impairments from Rochester, N.Y., to the Mercy Home orphanage in Bangalore.

Year 2000: Hearing in India

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Along with a few Canadian delegates, Ann visited Hyderabad and Bangalore, India in 2000. During the visit, the Ann Foundation conducted a 10-day workshop on “hearing healthcare” in various schools and organizations, and solidified plans to donate vitamin supplements and toys to orphanages and schools.

Empowering the children of Vizag

Vizag - Empowering the children of Vizag

Located in a town close to Vizag in India, the Kadesh Welfare Society was started five years ago by retired mechanical engineer Nutan Nicodemus.

Freeing Bihar’s young from child labor

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Our partnership with the Gayatri Foundation in Bihar, India, began when a local man, Vishal Bhimrajka, applied to volunteer with the Ann Foundation.

Rural empowerment program in Gujarat

AIREP - Rural empowerment program in Gujarat

In October 2012, the Ann Foundation worked with the All India Rural Empowerment Program (AIRET) in the village of Paldi Kankaj in Gujarat. 

Online English classes at Arakkonam

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The Society for Rural Education and Development in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu provides, through its women’s training center, care for 47 children who are too poor to stay in school.

Chakshumathi School for the Blind

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The Chakshumathi School for the Blind–in Trivandrum, Kerala, is leading the effort to research, develop and adopt the latest technologies for the empowerment of people who are blind or visually impaired.

Working in Sundarban

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In July 2011, the Ann Foundation launched an educational project in Sundarban, West Bengal.

Samaritan help mission

SHM - Samaritan help mission

The Samaritan Help Mission, in Kolkata, is the only educational institution accessible in the citys semi-slums, and aside from its educational mission,