Sunday , 11 December 2016
Breaking News

Bridge of Hope Felicitates Underprivileged Children on Children’s Day

  • 2800 Bridge of Hope Children receive Awards for excellence in academics, sports and other activities across India

  • More than 80000 Bridge of Hope children and 4800 teachers and social workers across India participated in various Cultural, Singing and Folk dance programs

 

With a mission to make education accessible to poor children across the country, Believers Church child care project, Bridge of Hope today organized Children’s Day and annual award program for Bridge of Hope Children across India. 2800 plus students today received awards for excellence in academics, sports and other activities across India. More than 80000 Bridge of Hope children and 4800 plus teachers and staffs across India participated in various Cultural, Singing and Folk dance programs organized by Bridge of Hope in its 625 Centers to celebrate Children’s Day.

 

 
Father Abhishek of Believers Church Lucknow Diocese along with Ravidas Mehrotra, MoS, Mrs. Chandra Rawat, MLA, UP at Bridge of Hope Children’s Day and Annual Award Function

 

Bridge of Hope aims to help the poor and underprivileged children of the country for better education, health, hygiene and other social issues. Every year Bridge of Hope celebrates Annual Day across its 625 projects. Altogether more than 80000 children participate in the activity across India. In Delhi NCR nearly 4000 children will participate from 27 projects. The celebration includes cultural events and special awards for children who have performed well in their academics, sports, attendance and conduct. The events also help to discover the talents of able children.

 

 
Father Abhishek of Believers Church Lucknow Diocese along with Ravidas Mehrotra, MoS, Mrs. Chandra Rawat, MLA, UP at Bridge of Hope Children’s Day and Annual Award Function

 

Commenting on the occasion, Shri Ravidas Mehrotra, MoS, Family Welfare, Women and Child Welfare, Uttar Pradesh said, “I really appreciate the effort and noble thought of Metropolitan Dr. K P Yohannan led Believers Church which is helping the underpriviledged children of our country so that they get proper formal education and lead a good life. It’s a great move and I will extend my full support to them wherever possible for such social cause.”

 

Commenting on the initiative Dr. K P Yohannan, Metropolitan of Believers Church said, “I really thank our countrymen and our staff to stand and support for our future leaders. We want to ensure that every child of our country should be educated so that they live a health and respectful life. We are making our full effort to reach out to as many children as we can. We will do our best bit to make India 100 percent educated and literate nation.”

 

Mr. Prince Josiah, Director, Bridge of Hope said, “We at Bridge of Hope are thoroughly committed and will make all our efforts to enroll more children in our project so that they study and support their family to lead a good healthy life.”

 

Last year, in a similar drive Bridge of Hope celebrated children’s day across India.

 

About Believers Church

Believers Church is a Christian denomination with congregations and parishes worldwide and over 2.6 million followers in 10 countries. The Church at present has eleven Bishops who give spiritual and administrative leadership to the various activities of the Church. The current head of the Believers Church is Metropolitan Bishop, Dr. K. P. Yohannan.

 

The church also undertakes various charitable programs including women empowerment, educational projects, community development programs, rehabilitation projects and relief works.

 

Underlined below are some of initiatives undertaken by the Believers Church

  • Believers Church has helped over 80,000 children by providing quality education and timely medical checkups under its Bridge for Hope Program.

  • Believers Church has set up more than 28,000 toilets and has committed its resources to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help educate people on sanitation under the Swatch Bharat Program.

  • Vocational Training and Health awareness programs have been organised for underprivileged communities.

  • The church has conducted eight-month long free literacy programs, to teach the marginalised sections of society how to write and read.

  • The church has provided water to communities where drinking water is scarce by constructing bore wells and community water tanks.

  • The church has given sewing machines, livestock, carpentry tools, rickshaws and agricultural equipments to families to generate regular income.

  • Through the Humanitarian Assistance project the Church has assisted in Nepal earthquake and Odisha Cyclone disaster relief operations through reconstruction of houses, providing food supplies, medicines, water, clothes, mosquito nets, plastic sheets for making tents, hygiene supplies and solar lights.

 

For more information kindly visit the links below

http://www.believerschurch.com/2016/03/diocese-delhi-supplies-15000-litres-water-world-water-day/

http://www.believerschurch.com/2016/03/diocese-gujarat-feeds-1000-hungry-people-international-womens-day/

http://www.believerschurch.com/2016/03/diocese-kathmandu-feeds-hungry-founders-day/

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*