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Coimbatore

Football matches to raise funds for old age home

Covai Post Network

A three-day football championship, organised by city-based NGO UUU Foundation, began here on Friday at the SNR and Sons College Grounds.

Forty-eight teams are participating in the league matches, the collection of which will be donated to Thai Anbu illam, an old age home in Pollachi.

“The NGO, run by around 600 students, was started with an aim to support homeless people. Later, the students took up career development programmes for orphanage children and providing.

infrastructural support for old age homes and orphanages. The NGO is planning to conduct entrepreneurship programmes for differently abled persons. This is the second event organised by UUU, the first one being a blood donation camp,” said a press release.

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