The CASK project “Footwear for Barefoot School Children” was inaugurated on 6th July 2015 at the St Raphael’s English Higher Primary School, Badyar Parish, Belthangadi Taluk.
Captain John Prasad Menezes, President-CASK formally handed over the shoes of different sizes to Sr Shubha of Bethany Order, the Headmistress of the school.
A total of 214 children were provided with sturdy and aesthetically appealing strap Shoes. The breakup of the students: Hindu – 90 (SC-8; ST-9), Muslim-87 and Catholics -37. The message – our catholic schools are providing education to children of all religions and social strata and so does the support from CASK!
CASK has also donated purified drinking water facility at the same school, courtesy the donation of Drs Anand & Geetha Pereira.
The next lot of shoes will be donated to Gardady Parish school, also in Badyar Taluk. A total of 500 chilren will be provided shoes under this scheme during this academic year.
CASK wishes to thank all the donors who generously contributed to these impactful projects.