READ Upcoming Events:July Month Plan: July - 2nd - 3rd Internal Complaints Committee Meeting at Garment Industries at Annur and Sathyamangalam ||3rd - Workers Rights Training for Textile Workers at Kolapalur, Gobi ||6th, 7th, 20th,27th - Children's Parliament Exposure Visit to Library and Panchayat Office||7th - Medical Camp at Garment Industry in Thingalur, Perundurai|| 7th - Scholarship Distribution for Textile Workers and Risk Children at PV Hall Sathyamangalam||8th - Livelihood Assessment Review at Dindugal||10th - Tribal Medical Camp at Kadnanalli, Kadambur ||10th - Strategic Planning Meeting at Chennai||10th, 11th & 12th - Protection of Women at Workplace and School Enrollment Cultural Campaign at Sathyamangalam and Bhavanisagar ||11th - Narrative and Bench-Mark Report Workshop at Erode||14th - General Medical Camp at T.N Palayam||15th - Drawing, Article Writing and Speech Competition at Village Level||17th - Child Rights Training at Kadambur||20th - Counseling for Tribal Textile Workers at Kadambur||21st & 28th - Mental Health Training for Adolescent Girls at Village Levels||21st - Erode District Women Federation Meeting at READ Premises||24th - Market Assessment for Livelihood Interventions in Tamilnadu at Erode||28th - Workers Rights Training at Garment Industry, Thingalur, Perundurai||30th - Anti-Human Trafficking Day Celebration at Erode||

Welcome To READ

Rights Education And Development Centre (READ) is  a registered, voluntary, secular, non-profit organization established in the year 2001, with the objective to create a Society where every person has the Right to Life and Dignity. We, at READ, strive to achieve this objective by bringing socially & economically sustainable changes in the most marginalized communities of Tamil Nadu.

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Our Programmes

Interstate Migration
Interstate Migration

In Tamil Nadu, the textile industry has the distinction of possessing the largest labour-intensive...

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KGBV School (Important of Girl Children Education)
KGBV School (Important of Girl Children Education)

The Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya scheme was introduced by the Government of India in August 2004, then...

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Napkin Unit (Health for Women)
Napkin Unit (Health for Women)

READ is working Erode District rural area for most marginalized communities (Dalits and Tribals)...

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Vocational Training
Vocational Training

READ working for Adolescent girls, youths and Women in Erode District. Erode District are developing...

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Mobile Medical Unit (MMUs)
Mobile Medical Unit (MMUs)

Mobile Medical Unit (MMUs)  is a mechanism to provide outreach services in rural and remote areas. This is...

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Women Empowerment through Federation
Women Empowerment through Federation

We visualized that a strong movement of economic stability would help these community for their...

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Manual Scavenging, a manial practice
Manual Scavenging, a manial practice

Manual scavenging is the practice of cleaning human excreta from dry latrines. This practices is illegal...

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Working for better standards of workers in textile industry
Working for better standards of workers in textile industry

Sumangali Scheme In Indian Society, parents are happy when their girl child is married at the right age...

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Building Resilience through Psychosocial Care and Life Skill Education
Building Resilience through Psychosocial Care and Life Skill Education

Our children live under many abnormal conditions in the family, society and schools which leave the child...

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Child Activity Centres – Space for Learning and Development
Child Activity Centres – Space for Learning and Development

Most Marginalized Communities children are often brought up by grandparents or other relatives while their...

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True Stories

Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study
Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study

I am Revathi. I live in Erode District, Gopi Taluk. Our village always looks greenish. There are many...

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Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study
Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study

I am Saranya, I reside in Ambedhkar Nagar, Alukuli panchayat, Gopichettipalayam Taluk, Erode. My father’s...

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Compilation of tailoring course
Compilation of tailoring course

I am Kavitha-Age 2 D/O. Karuppasamy, I live in Ambedhkar Nagar, Arukuli Village, Gopichettipalaiyam...

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Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study
Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study

I am Indumathi. I reside in Erode District, Sathyamangalam taluk’s DMGR Nagar. Our village always looks...

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Scholarship beneficiary-case story
Scholarship beneficiary-case story

I am Krithika(18), I live in Erode district, Gobi Taluk, TN palayam Union, Kasipalayam panchayat. There...

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Scholarship beneficiary-case story
Scholarship beneficiary-case story

I am Daivanai (18), I live in Erode distrist, Gobi Taluk, TN palayam’s Akarai Kodiveri village. There are...

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Tailoring Course
Tailoring Course

I am M.Vidhiya(24), I live in Karappadi, Odaiya Kaundan Palayam,   Gopichittipalayam Block. I live with my...

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Tailoring Course
Tailoring Course

I am Kalaimathi- 20 years. I live in Vinayagar Kovil street, Ayipalayam, Gobichettipalayam. Erode...

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Revival Loan Beneficiaries Success Case stories
Revival Loan Beneficiaries Success Case stories

I am Radha. I live in Bank colony, periya kodiveri village, Gopichettipalayam village, Erode district. In...

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Tailoring Course
Tailoring Course

I am M. Uma Maheshwari W/O. Kathiresh kumar Age:25 Amman Kovil Veethi, Kurumanthur, Gopichettipalayam...

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Scholarship Beneficiary- case study
Scholarship Beneficiary- case study

I am Amutha (18), I live in Erode distrist, Gobi Taluk, TN palayam’s Akarai Kodiveri village. There are...

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Tailoring coures
Tailoring coures

I am C.Janani, D/o Chenniyappan, Otrakaruttupalayam, Kurmanthur, Gobi. I am 22 year. After completion of...

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Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study
Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study

I am Hari Priya. I live in Ambedkar Nagar, Alukuli Panchayat , Gopichettipalayam Taluk, Erode.  My...

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Revolving Fund
Revolving Fund

I am Deepa. I live in Gandhi Nagar one of the Dalit village in Gobi block, Erode district. I am the last...

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Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study
Scholarship Beneficiaries Case Study

I am Nandishwari. My father’s name is Velan and my mother’s name is Sendal, they are working as daily...

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Revolving Fund
Revolving Fund

I am Soundarya, I live in kollumettu colony, Alukulli Panchayat, Gobi Taluk, Erode district. 270families...

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Scholarship Success
Scholarship Success

I am Punitha. I live in Kollumettu Colony, Alukuli pancayat, Gopichettipalayam Taluk, Erode. In our...

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Testimonials

"EveryChild UK had partnership with READ since 2005 to 2015 We seen Hard work and Results"

Mr.William Gali, Country Director, India

"I have been Sponsoring to READ, for Education support to Most Marginalized Communities"

Dr.Balakrishna Raju & Family, Canada.

" I Like READ, because of Hard Work and Dedication"

Ms.Meena Varma, Executive Director DSN - UK
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India Cares foundation
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Ms.Indira Culshaw
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