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

July update, News from Kovalam

July 7th, 2020

Click here for an update on the Coronavirus situation in India and particularly Kovalam.

Our May newsletter

May 5th, 2020

Our May newsletter has news from Lockdown Kovalam, a new film about our work and the first ever girls’ cricket team in a Tamil Nadu Government High School.


Download the May 2020 newsletter here

Download the October 2019 newsletter here

Download the May 2019 newsletter here

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