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.

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Latest news

Howzat!

May 27th, 2018

Our high school sports ground, the envy of many a school, has been further enhanced by the very handsome gift of a cricket bowling machine which delivers balls on demand —fast, slow, googly — you name it, together with two sets of cricket nets, much to the delight of our budding cricketers. The nets are […]

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 […]

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