The Venkatraman Memorial Trust provides and improves educational facilities for children and young people in the Indian fishing village of Kovalam, near Chennai in Tamil Nadu.

All money raised goes to the Venkat Trust and all UK costs are covered by the trustees.

Find out how you can help our work here.

Latest news

Uber Mummies Running Brighton Half Marathon for VMT

February 19th, 2020

Alex Smallman, VMT trustee John Whelan’s fiancée and a wonderful supporter of the Trust, is running the Brighton Half Marathon for us on Sunday (23 February 2020). It’s Alex’s third Half Marathon for VMT and she is joined again by lots of her Uber Mummies, who together over the past two years have raised enough […]

Our October newsletter

October 24th, 2019

Our splendid new English language lab is open and the children and young people love it. Read the latest news from Kovalam here.


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Sponsoring a child costs just £14 a month