By Philip Mathew
Bengaluru: A week-long summer camp organized for girl children by a faith-based NGO has concluded in Bengaluru.
More than 200 supporters and well wishers of Dream Indian Network (DIN) Foster Homes attended the concluding meeting on April 29.
The camp was held under the leadership of Sisters of Mary Immaculate Sr Lissy Rose, Montfort Sr B Jayashree and other women religious belonging to different congregations.
Some 100 children staying at the 37 DIN Foster Homes in the southern Indian city attended the camp that had leadership training, improving social etiquette, developing cultural talents and personality development among others.
The homes are located in various convents across Bengaluru.
Salesian Father Edward Thomas, director of DIN, said the network welcome and care for children from poor background in response to Christ’s call, “Let the little children come to me.”
In a short message to the assembled children, Carmalite of Mary Immaculate Father George Edayadiyil, director of Dharmaram College, reminded the children during the concluding meeting that life is a gift and it must be made good use to spread love in the world.
Father Stany D’Souza, provincial of the Karnataka Jesuit Province, urged the children to become good human beings to spread the fragrance of goodness to others.
Bengaluru-based Din is a non-profit working for children at risk started in 2012.