BIS #5819 300 CHILDREN IN 10 VILLAGES BENEFIT FROM VEP IN SALAWAD, RAJASTHAN
by BISMumbai Correspondent
In Salawad-Khurd, a rural habitation in Kota District of South East Rajasthan, Don Bosco Salawad, one of the project implementing partners of the Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Mumbai, manages the Village Education Project in 10 villages. Over 300 children of the most financially disadvantaged stone-quarry employees and farmers frequent these classes, supported in its entirety by the vanAmeringen Foundation of New York (USA).
Father Rolvin D’Mello, Executive Director of DBDS Mumbai paid a quick New Year's visit to assess the progress made here, thanking the vanAmeringen Foundation, placing on record his sincerest gratitude to Clarence and the Salesian Missions of New Rochelle, USA for their support. He said, "This project is successfully on since July 2019, and is aimed at helping the kids not just to cope with their academics but also to enhance their holistic development."
Father Gregory D’Cunha Local Project Director and Suresh Verma Local Project Coordinator, monitor the VEP activities in these 10 villages, interacting with the children on a regular basis. Speaking on the New Year visit of the DBDS Director, Father D’Cunha encouraged the students, "study and learn all the good you can really well, if you wish for a bright future."