GIRLS RAMIFICATION EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION TRUST

We Are A Registered Non -Profit Charitable Trust

FEATURED PROGRAMMES

Social transformation can only happen by the right blend of motivated people, resources, and planning.

EDUCATION

At GREAT Trust we endeavour to enrich children’s lives through educational and social programs including extra-curricular activities that generate future possibilities and provides tools for children to use in a more rewarding way.

HEALTH & NUTRITION

In the absence of adequate medical facilities in the villages, the medical camps organized by the GREAT Trust not only provide adequate medical care and attention but also provides constant health monitoring.

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Main objective of GREAT Trust is to build the capacity of the poor and less privileged women. In order to enable them to cross all social and economic barriers and thereby to facilitate their complete development into empowered citizen through the formation of women self-help groups.

About Us

The “GIRLS RAMIFICATION EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION TRUST” (GREAT) is a registered non-profit charitable trust and the Registration No.58/BK4/2000 dated 3rd February 2000. The Trust is a non-political, non-religious, nonprofit charitable organization functioning at Vellore District in Tamil Nadu, South India.

The main objective of the Trust is to promote education, Technical education, health development, Women Empowerment, socio-economic upliftment, community development particularly to the ignorant people of undeveloped remote villages and urban villages to make them better citizens irrespective of caste, religion and sex.

Vision

To ensure social justice, economic and educational and political enhancement to the disadvantaged sections of the society, focusing on women and children, through developing mechanism aiming at service delivery and capacity building.

Mission

To impart useful and educative information in all matters affecting social, economical, cultural and scientific life to the public in general and particularly to the ignorant people of undeveloped remote villages, urban, town and to youngsters to make them better citizens.

Our Objectives

In order to realize our vision, we have adopted the following mission objectives:

  • To start and run, maintain, administrate Industrial Training Institutes, Industrial training centre, schools to promote education to the underprivileged persons from the remote villages.
  • To effectively organize functional literacy adult education program, Non-formal education and social awareness.
    To promote health programs and teach and propagate preventive health care, health education, family planning, immunization program etc.,
  • To start and maintain hospitals, Nursing aide training and other Technical Training courses.
  • To start women sangams (SHGS) and conduct women’s awareness meetings.
  • To promote women education. The service of the Trust shall be extended to all people irrespective of caste, religion and sex.
  • To conduct environment awareness programs
  • To conduct Aids awareness programs. To start HIV/AIDS counselling centres.
  • To open handicraft centres for boys and girls and to teach them useful handicrafts like carpentry, Typewriting, Computer Trainings, Typewriting and small cottage industries.
  • To start adult education and non-formal education and run schools for the benefit of illiterate adults.
  • To open orphanages and hostels

We focused our project areas are Vellore, Anaicut and Kaniymbadi blocks in Vellore District, Tamil Nadu. The Vellore block is a revenue block and it has a total of 22 panchayat villages. Anaicut block positioned in the rural area consists of 38 villages and it has 31610 families. The Kaniyambadi block has 32 panchayat villages and there are a total of 28653 families.

  • Vellore District ranked 3rd place in terms of population size in the State.
  • The district shares urban population 43.2% in the total population.
  • Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes accounted for 21.85% and 1.85% of the population respectively.
  • This district has recorded 3rd highest percentage of household industry workers to total workers of 8.1% among the districts.

Educational Services

GREAT Trust has started and maintained a permanent and recognized school in the name of Holy Queen’s to promote an educational standard of the poor children living in the remote rural areas situated in 3 blocks in Vellore district namely Vellore, Anaicut and Kaniyambadi. The parents from poor families, who can’t afford the education cost of sending their children to other schools, send their children in this school since the costs are affordable.

Medical Services

In an effort to improve and build upon its services, GREAT Trust periodically conducts medical camps where experts from Karikiri, Dr.Kalaignar Eye Hospital and Narayani Hospital and Research Centre, Vellore are invited to use their medical expertise to help the people of these remote rural areas of Vellore, Anaicut and Kaniyambadi Blocks. 

Women Empowerment

As we know, Women Empowerment is one of the Millennium Development Goal (M.D.G.) fixed by the United Nations Organization (U.N.O.). We know much better those women confines approximately 50 % of the total population of our country. We thought that we must pay our attention to the overall development of rural women.

Women Empowerment

As we know, Women Empowerment is one of the Millennium Development Goal (M.D.G.) fixed by the United Nations Organization (U.N.O.). We know much better those women confines approximately 50 % of the total population of our country. We thought that we must pay our attention to the overall development of rural women.

Environment

GREAT Trust is creating environmental awareness among the rural people and school students, planting tree saplings in school campus, conducting awareness camps on environment and carry out related activities on environmental issues with a view to protect the existing nature and to bring the people with environmental awareness in future with the intention to control the global warming at least in future.