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Standing tall: Children who donated books pose next to the Aviva Great Wall of Education, presented by The Hindu, at Express Avenue Mall, in Chennai on Thursday. Photo: V. Ganesan
The Hindu Standing tall: Children who donated books pose next to the Aviva Great Wall of Education, presented by The Hindu, at Express Avenue Mall, in Chennai on Thursday. Photo: V. Ganesan

Five-day book collection drive concludes

Book-by-book, the wall is finally built, with the number crossing 2.52 lakh as on Thursday, when the five-day book donation drive for underprivileged children concluded. »   4 comments
Cricketer Kris Srikanth at the Aviva Great Wall of Education, presented by The Hindu, at Express Avenue Mall in Chennai, on Wednesday. Photos: V.Ganesan

Book donation spirit getting bigger and stronger

Homemakers, celebrities, elders, children, students and working professionals are making contributions » 2 comments
CATALYST FOR A CHANGE: Madras University Vice-Chancellor G. Thiruvasagam places a book at the ‘Aviva Great Wall of Education' presented by The Hindu, at the Express Avenue Mall, in Chennai on Tuesday. Photo: S.R. Raghunathan

The ‘Wall' turning a treasure

According to the organisers, as of Tuesday evening, nearly 1.17 lakh books have been donated since the inauguration of the drive on Sunday. University of Madras donates 75,000 books. »   9 comments
SPREADING CHEER: Actor Karthi donates a book at the 'Aviva Great Wall of Education' presented by The Hindu, at Express Avenue Mall in Chennai on Tuesday. Photo: S.S. Kumar

Many, many books on the ‘Wall'

Each contributor given photograph of him/her placing the books. According to the organisers, as of Monday evening, nearly 30,000 books had been donated. The drive was inaugurated on Sunday. »
Books collected at The Hindu AVIVA Great wall of Education initiative. Photo: S.S. Kumarven

Building a future, one book at a time

The Aviva Great Wall of Education, a five-day initiative supported by The Hindu, saw Chennaiites come out in full force armed with books to contribute their bit for the education of underprivileged ch... »