- SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT
The programme is being launched on Saturday, the International Day of the Elderly and also the eve of Daan Utsav, a festival of giving from October 2 to 8.
Volunteering activities may include reading to visually challenged persons, tutoring children and teaching spoken English or other subjects.
“Most volunteering initiatives can only have an impact over time, and this is a long-term programme,” said Ms. Mecheri.
Individuals or social groups with members above the age of 50 can participate. Those interested can contact 9500056240 / 9840182299 or emailcontactus@chennai
volunteers.org. — Staff Reporter