Welcome

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

Snooker Success

April 30th, 2018

Our two boy snooker stars, Sridhar 15, and Shaunalla, 18, had never heard of snooker, let alone picked up a cue, until the snooker table kindly given to us by supporter Peter Bainbridge, arrived at the high school. Since then they have excelled themselves at the game and both have beaten formidable competition at national […]

The million pound milestone

April 20th, 2018

Our income since the Venkat Trust was set up in 2004 has gone well past the £1 million mark which means that £1 million has gone to Kovalam. Knowing that the trustees pick up the tab for all UK expenses is, we know,very important to our supporters. Small we may be but not many charities […]

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The Trust has built and equipped a science lab

The Trust has built and equipped a science lab