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In over 20 villages in Mumbai, before school Education Programs and tuition lessons are conducted to help children prepare for their day’s classes, an assessment is made of the students educational level and support is given accordingly.

Sustainability remains a focus with the promotion of organic farming methods to help farmers reduce chemical waste. Better crop selection and rotation is improving yields and reducing soil damage.

In Bangalore Empowerment Programs continue to grow as small outreach groups effectively educate women and children on their rights. These groups provide a platform for social support and assistance, a space to learn new skills and an agent to support negotiations of rights.

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Twenty-two Year 5 and 6 students recently gave up a day of eating to raise money for charities that are supported by the Justice Squad, a socially minded group of young leaders from St Gerard Majella primary school in Cairns. All students stopped eating for ten hours from 7:30 am till 5:30 pm, not an easy task for hungry, growing, young children!

India - Don Bosco Matunga, Mumbai

Over 200 Children from shantytowns participated in five summer camps. The children were nourished, enjoyed group games and given an insight into fun holiday camps away from their poor neighbourhoods.

India is a country of many contrasts – in development, living standards, culture, religion and race. According to the World Bank, half of the population are poor and with more than 20 per cent living in extreme poverty.

India - Don Bosco Matunga, Mumbai

By Fr Edwin D’Souza SDB

Our priorities at present are assisting school dropouts, providing education to poor children, offering scholarships, supporting orphans and street children and establishing “self-help groups” especially for women. Through community participation in villages many are becoming more aware of fair working rights.

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