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Visitors to Tiruvannamalai

Back from Tiruvannanamalai in August 2015 were St Mary’s (Menston) students Niamh Lacy-Roberts, Laura Hickie and Agnieska Bucholc. To read their very interesting reports click here. (Laura)
or here (Agnieska).
Or here (Niamh)


Agnieska with children

Recent visitors to India included: Katie Grimbley and Louise Harrison currently at Sheffield Hallam University studying for a qualification in adult nursing. Katie wrote: ‘The work Sylvia and the team are doing out here is incredible and is a privilege to witness.’ To read Louise’s account of her stay please click here.


Louise with two students at the Nursing College.

2 more gap girls, Maddy Durkan and Hannah Armitage, have returned after 3 months with Sylvia. Hannah reported: “This trip was certainly a once in a lifetime experience. The school is just the most uplifting place; the children never stop smiling and it's contagious. “

Over the years Sylvia has received many visitors and each one of them has been amazed and inspired.Their accounts make for fascinating reading:

To read Dianne Ward’s report on her visit to Tiruvannamalai October-November 2014 please click here.

Lucy Furniss - Visit to Tiruvannamalai 17th February – 31st March 2014 download pdf here

Lucy Furniss

To read Anne-Marie Rose's report (Return to Tamil Nadu) click here

Dianne Ward paid her first visit to Rangammal School in November/December 2013. To read her report click here

''Two 'gap girls', Hannah Wilson and Kate Burton, have provided interesting accounts of their 3 months' experience in working at Rangammal School in 2013. To read Hannah's account 'That Doorstep Moment' click here. Kate's account 'My journey to Sylvia Wright' can be found here.

To read the account of Andrew & Liz Lowe who visited Sylvias school in February please click on here.

To read the account of a recent visits by Anne-Marie Rose, one of our Trustees, please click. My visit to India-Anne-Marie Rose. and Highlights of my second visit to India 2010.

To read the account of Tom Cullinan click here