Thoothukudi District
Thoothukudi District
Thoothukudi District
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Thoothukudi Project Target

Mann Vaasanai District Corpus Fund Target for Thoothukudi
$ 250,000.00
Phase I Goal
INR 50 Lakhs (50,00,000) ($70,000)
Amount collected to date: As of September 30, 2020
INR 10,35,267($14,600)

We have a long way to go! 

With your help we can reach the Phase I Goal soon.

TNF Projects in Thoothukudi District

Project Name (Funded By) Beneficiary Village/ City Period Amount In INR Rs. Beneficiaries
TNF ABC Project (TNF Washington DC Chapter)
Government Hr. Sec. School, Sekkarakudi
Sekkarakudi
2016 -
431,564
373 Students
SAV Higher Secondary School, Chathiram Street
Chathiram
Extension Middle School, New Colony
Thoothukudi
Government Higher Secondary School, Savalaperi
Savalaperi
Govt. Hr. Sec.School, Mudivaithanenthal
Mudivaithanenthal
Govt. Hr.Sec.School, Karungulam
Karungulam

Thoothukudi District ( முத்துக் குளிக்க வாறீகளா…)

Thoothukudi town is known as the “ Pearl City” due to the pearl fishing in the region. The Thoothukudi region was ruled by the Pandyas from 7th to the 9th century and was ruled by the Cholas from the 9th century to the 12th century. The port at Thoothukudi flourished with business. The Portugese in the sixteenth century  and the Dutch traders in the 17th century  colonized the region. The British captured the region from the Dutch in 1782. 

The district has beautiful coastal towns with sacred temples, churches and mosques. The remains of ancient civilization are found in Adhichanallur. Many freedom fighters such as Veerapandya Kattabomman, V.O Chidambaram Pillai,  Subramaniya Bharathi, Vanchinathan, are from this district. The district is also the home of G.U.Pope, Caldwell and Veeramamunivar who have contributed to the growth of Tamil language and literature. 

Ettayapuram. Kazhugumalai, Tiruchendur, Panimaya Madha Church, Kayalpattinam, Korkai, Panchalamkurichi, Nava Thirupathi, Navakailayam are some of the interesting tourist places in the district. 

Marine trading, fishing, tourism and agriculture are the main industries in the district. Many thousands of species of flora and fauna are found in this region.

sister district

TNF Washington DC Chapter has adopted Thoothukudi as a sister district and has supported the ABC Initiative in six schools in Thoothukudi.

Here are some photos from the schools.

FUTURE PROJECTS

Please donate generously to Thoothukudi District. With your help TNF can provide 

  1. ABC Classes in more schools 
  2. Audio Visual Equipment
  3. Library Books
  4. Scholarship to deserving students