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New hope on the horizon for slum children

 

Project Summary

<p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 20px; color: rgb(59, 58, 57); text-align: left; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);"></p> <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 20px;">The sports academy, founded in July 2011, is an initiative of Antony Charitable Trust, part of a Chennai-based property development company, Antony Projects; to provide infrastructure to poor children for “developing their sportsmanship.” The children are encouraged to play chess, carrom, puzzles games, and physical games such as basketball, cricket, badminton and football, and given proper gear.&nbsp;</p>