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  • August 25, 2014
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90-year-old story of service strives to continue

“J. Saleem does not remember how he landed in Chennai. He was around six years old and spoke no Tamil. All he can recollect now is that he was identified on the streets, and brought to the Seva Samajam Children’s Home. But, that was 21 years ago. Two decades after he landed at the Home run by the Guild of Service, he has returned to where it all began — the Guild.”

PUBLISHED : THE HINDU | FEB 22, 2014 VIEW MORE

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Serving in silence for 90 years

“As it steps into its 90th year, the Guild of Service (Central) looks robust. What began in Madras as a modest vehicle for the philanthropic activities of a clutch of European ladies is today a massive service institution with 22 ongoing projects, 18,000 beneficiaries every year and 16 branches covering the four southern States. “

PUBLISHED : THE HINDU | JAN 15, 2013 VIEW MORE

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Guild of Service starts professional home assistant programme

” In a bid to serve the elderly and children, and lend a helping hand to working couples, the Guild of Service (Central) has started a professional home assistant programme. The programme, called ‘Helping Hands,’ trains young women in nursing, childcare, accounts, cooking and spoken English. “

PUBLISHED : THE HINDU | FEB 23, 2014 VIEW MORE

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Providing a platform for self-employment

“After successfully completing the three-month Hair and Beauty Therapy course last month, Uma (31), a resident of Thondiarpet, and 24 other women are confident of making it big. Uma says, “Even before I completed the course, I started getting orders for bridal makeup.” “

PUBLISHED : THE HINDU | JAN 15, 2013 VIEW MORE

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Disabled women walk ramp, make a loud social statement

“Thedab of rouge, streak of bright red lipstick and mascara that she donned on wednesday made 14 year old Hemalatha S feel like her favourite actor:”Jyothika is my favourite heroine,” he Communicates through her interpreter using sign language.”

PUBLISHED : TIMES OF INDIA | JAN 24, 2013 VIEW MORE

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Young at 90 But Touching Lives Daily

“People at the Guild of service have many a story to tell: stories that would make hardened pessimists tear up ever-so-slightly. On the 90th anniversary of one of the oldest service organizations in the country, the Guild of Service, which was founded in Chennai, had some of its beneficiaries talk to amritha K R and share their compelling stories.”

PUBLISHED : THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS | FEB 20, 2014 VIEW MORE

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All set for Domestic help version 2.0

“Remember one of those Indian commercials, in which a guy wakes up with a jolt to see a domestic helper singing an English song as she sweeps his place? Well, those days are not too far away, a Chennai Will soon have professional English speaking maids or home assistants who will be more than just maids”

PUBLISHED : THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS | APR 21, 2014 VIEW MORE

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Standing Tall, School of Social Work Proves Clubwala’s Dedication

“When she passed away at the age of 67 in 1975, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had called her the finest social worker of the century. Mary Clubwala Jadhav, who made social service the sole aim of her existence after the passing away of her husband, had an instinct for tireless service though she was always in the confines of luxury”

PUBLISHED : THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS | AUG 24, 2014 VIEW MORE

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