Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam (STNS) is a non-profit, member-driven organization founded in 2007.
Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam (STNS) is a community based organization formed in 2007 in the name of Salem
With the help of DIVA fund we published the calender with the images and names of those who achieved as a
|2||K. Rathika||Vice- President|
|4||A. Saranya||Joint Secretary|
|6||V. priya||Board Member|
|7||P. Sathya||Board Member|
|8||M. Yasini||Board Member|
|9||P. Shanmugam||Board Member|
|10||J. Siva Suriyan||Board Member|
|11||B. Babu||Board Member|
Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam organised the self –employment training programmes for Transgender community from March 16,2017 to March 23,2017 it was held in Jenny’s Educational and Charitable Trust, Salem – 16 . The training was provided by Jenny’s Educational and Charitable Trust for the Transgender community. This self-employment training was given to 25 members in the Transgender community. The main aim of this programme is to improve the quality of life of the members in the Transgender community by creating a platform for self-employment. The purpose of this programme is to provide self-employment opportunities for the members in the Transgender community. The funding (Rs.1,50,000) for this self-employment training programme was provided by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu. After learning the skills, with the help of this programme the members who participated in this training programme can able to get funding from the Government and Non-government organisations to start their own business and they will be helpful in teaching this self-employment skills to the other members in the Transgender community. The self-employment training programme was given under following categories: Training programme for beautician Training programme for phenyl making Training programme for masala powder making Training programme for artificial ornaments making
Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam took an initiative in helping the HIV Positive members and STNS helped them in improving their quality of life by providing self –employment. The funding (Rs.2 Lakhs) for this self- employment was provided by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu. By this funding Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam helped them in attaining self-employment and also STNS helped them in getting insurance. By this Rs.2 lakhs funding STNS given Rs.20,000 for each members and also helped in getting insurance. With the help of this funding for 2 members STNS provided 2 cows for each members. With the help of this funding for 7 members STNS provided 4 goats for each members. With the help of this funding STNS provided Rs.20,000 for one member to open their own fancy store.read more
Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam took an initiative in helping two Transgender in getting the scholarship for their education. For this scholarship the funding (Rs. 62,500) was provided by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu. The main aim of this initiative by STNS is to overcome educational discrimination which is facing by the transgender community and helping the transgender community in getting the scholarships for their education. By this initiative the transgender community will be educated and the knowledge of the transgender community will be improved.
DIVYA KRISHNAN FOR DOING B.ED – Rs.50,000 RAMACHANDRAN FOR B.COM - Rs.12,500
This programme was held on March 28, 2017 by Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam in Vijayaragavaachariyar hall, Salem – 8. The main purpose of this programme is to create awareness among the school and college students about LGBTQ community and creating a comfortable learning environment for the people in LGBTQ community in the schools and colleges through this awareness programme. The main aim of this programme is to eradicate and helping the LGBTQ community to overcome the educational discrimination. For this programme the funding ( Rs.50,000) was provided by Department of Social Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu.
Over the past decade, there has been growing recognition of the importance of social protection to respond to a range of challenges faced by developing countries, including food insecurity, chronic poverty and the HIV pandemic. Towards mitigating the impact of transgender life and eradicating poverty, STNS facilitated access to and uptake of social protection schemes for the members of TG community. During this year STNS has facilitated to access to social protection schemes. 440 transgender have obtained ration card and voter id. 44 TGs have availed old age pension scheme. Among 82 special population identified, 46 were successfully registered for ART treatment at Govt. clinics. Created corpus fund for development of STNS. Membership subscription fees have been obtained from 1600 (Rs. 30 from each TGs) registered TGs.
Salem Thirunangaigal Nala Sangam celebrated the Transgender day on April 15,2017. This day was lead by Ms. Pooja - President of STNS, Ms. Gopika – Secretary of STNS and MS. Rasiga – Treasurer of STNS. For this transgender day celebration we invited Asst. commissioner of police Mr. George Joseph as a chief guest. In this day he gave a special address for the transgender community and he advised the transgender community to destroy their inferiority complex and he said that to achieve in the personal life and to lead a great life in society the transgender to come forward to achieve in their life. The main aim and the purpose of celebration of this Transgender day is to dignify the transgender those who have achieved in their life in different sector and those who have achieved in the self-employment. STNS awarded these 20 transgender and the award was given by Asst. commissioner of police Mr. George Joseph.