• Sunday, May 29, 2022

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Charity drives project to educate Mumbai children

By: Eastern Eye Staff

A CHARITY supporting an initia­tive which helps some of the poorest children in Mumbai raised more than £1,800 at a glittering event in London last month. Philanthropists Avnish and Anita Goyal, in partnership with Ensemble Couture, hosted a fund-raising evening at the Montcalm hotel, Marble Arch. They helped to raise £1,887 and donated £5,000 towards supporting the School on Wheels initiative. Created by the Child Action’s Doorstep School project, Schools on Wheels are buses designed as mobile classrooms. Organisers say it is an effective strategy to reach out to the most cut-off groups of children including street children and pavement…

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