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February 2023

Sylvia Celebrates 85th Birthday

It’s time for cake!

The birthdays of Sylvia Wright and staff member Mr Vijayan
were marked at Rangammal with a special Mass and cultural celebrations. Sylvia is now 85 years old. RMRS Board Members presented garlands and gifts. Many former students of the school and nursing college returned for the occasion.


January 2023

Award for Sylvia Wright

Another award for Sylvia

As part of the celebrations for World Disabled Day 2022, Sylvia Wright received an award in recognition of her decades of service to children with special needs. The shield, pictured, was presented by Mr. K. Pichandi, Deputy Speaker of the local Legislative Assembly, and other officials.
World Disabled Day was instigated by the United Nations to promote inclusion in life and the workplace. The initiative encourages government and business leaders across the globe to value the unique contributions of disabled people.
Congratulations to Sylvia on this richly deserved recognition.


December 2022.

Christmas 2022

Placing Baby Jesus in the crib

The dancing Santas of Rangammal School

The end of term at Rangammal School was marked with a Christmas celebration. Children placed the baby Jesus in the crib as part of a religious service.  Musical entertainments followed, including much lively dancing.

The Sylvia Wright Trust wishes all supporters and friends a joyous Christmas and a Happy New Year.


November 2022.

The festival of Krishna Jayanthi

Children at Rangammal School celebrate the festival of Krishna Jayanthi with drama and dance

We have just received this beautiful photograph of children at Rangammal School taking part in the festival of Krishna Jayanthi. This important Hindu festival is marked widely in Tamil Nadu. The birth of Krishna is celebrated in drama and dance. The picture was taken in August 2022.