A group of friends (the Sunbird team) bands together to build bridges between people in North East India and their countrymen elsewhere in the country. The first youngsters from Mizoram are extended interest free loans.
North East Free Loan Scholarship scheme for undergraduate students is formally launched through a Bangalore based not for profit organisation
North East India “Sponsor a Child” scheme is launched.
Sunbird begins child sponsorship schemes in Manipur and Nagaland.
To provide access to education, Sunbird Friendship Hostel is built at Ijeirong Village (Noney District of Manipur) for children of 8 neighbouring villages. It currently accommodates 250 children.
Muvanlai Village Nursery School is built and inaugurated at Muvanlai (Churachandpur District of Manipur).
Sunbird extends Sponsor a Child Scheme to Assam (Majuli Island) for the first time.
Sunbird institutes a basic Nutrition Scheme in Manipur and Assam.
Two Community Halls built under aegis of Assam Rifles at Muirei and Muvanlai.
Sunbird Trust formally registered at Bangalore on 11 Dec 2014
Col Christopher Rego took over as CEO on 1st Feb 2016 post his retirement from the Army. Awarded prestigious international Ashoka Fellowship from South Asia for work of Peace through Education
Sunbird Trust contributes to building of Hummingbird School at Majuli Island in Assam
Entire Paangkriang Friendship School and Hostel electrified through Solar Plant
Lyzon Friendship School built and inaugurated at Khomunnom Village in Churachandpur District of Manipur
Sungcham Friendship School inaugurated at Puichi Village in Noney District of Manipur
18 Terminal Computer Skilling Centre inaugurated at Ijeirong Village. 75,000 Ltr water tank built in the same village
Building of hostels facilitated at Majuli Island, Tamei, Sajik Tampak, Khomunnom, Leimakhong
Second hostel inaugurated at Ijeirong Village. Dining hall for 250 hostel children and Sunbird Staff Centre also built at the village
15 terminal Computer Skilling Centre inaugurated for Lyzon Friendship School at Khomunnom Village
Sunbird Team crosses 20 members for the first time
3,800 children in 5 North Eastern Indian states are now sponsored.
Work on construction of school at Mualdam, Assam commences.
Sunbird commences association with first Government school at Chadong Village in Manipur.