Former Students Support Present Students

Posted by Spalding Hurst

April 16, 2024

Three young students from St. Dominic’s School in Nongstoin, Meghalaya, have had their school fees, uniforms, and books funded by a compassionate group of young donors from Mumbai. The beneficiaries are:

  1. Rikynti, Grade IV: From Domwahlang village, Rikynti is the eldest child of parents who are daily wage workers struggling with inconsistent employment. The support from the donors holds the promise of a brighter future for her.
  2. Fenella, Grade III: Residing in Nongrangoi village, Fenella is the ninth child in a large family. Her parents also earn their living through daily labor. The financial assistance helps alleviate the burden of education costs, offering Fenella a chance for a better future.
  3. Janailin, Grade IV: A student at the same school and coming from a humble background, Janailin’s education is supported despite the financial hardships faced by her parents. The assistance from the donors enhances her academic opportunities.

Sister Chandrakala Tigga, the principal of St. Dominic’s School, has extended heartfelt thanks to the donors—Satish, Kausar, Sagar, Geeta, and Rashmi—for their generosity. Their contributions have not only supported the three girls but have also benefited an additional twenty students with various educational necessities.

Miss Rashmi, a former student of Trichy St. Vincent Matriculation School and now based in Mumbai, was particularly moved to organize this charitable effort. Inspired by the values she learned during her own education, she has motivated her friends to join in supporting the underprivileged children of Meghalaya.

Sister Chandrakala eloquently expresses gratitude towards the donors, acknowledging the significant difference their support makes in the lives of the students and their families. She highlights the joy and eagerness of the children to continue their studies, which is made possible by this generosity. “I will be ever thankful to you for your generous service and kindness towards our students. May God’s abundance, goodness, and blessings be ever upon you all.”

How You Can Help

If you feel inspired to contribute to the mission of the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth, your willingness to help is a valuable step towards making a significant difference in the lives of many. If you are located in India, you may email Sister Rena Fernandes in the EPDO to extend your support or learn more about how you can contribute. Outside of India, click here.

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