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A Visit to The Mango Tree Goa Charity Center

A Visit to The Mango Tree Goa Charity Center
January 20, 2017 Shekhar Vaidya

We decided to step up for our first charity activity and begin with helping a UK based charity center “Mango Tree Goa”

Mango Tree Goa is a UK based charity center founded in the year 2012 that focuses on the upbringing disadvantaged children mostly dwelling in the slums an similar living conditions regardless of their religion, caste or gender. The Charity Center is funded voluntarily. The Organisation believes every child has the right to undergo a fruitful childhood by educating and nurturing the child with good values.

We too believe the best help we can offer to children is to help them become self dependent and capable through education. And hence we all contributed a bit by offering stationary items such as books, pencils, pens, etc.

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We had great experience interacting with these tiny kids. The joy we saw on their faces when they received us was indeed something we can cherish.!

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As we kept moving within the center, we entered each classroom and were well greeted by these little children. Each child from the class was asked to come forward and recite or enact something basic that was being taught such as spellings of weekdays, rhymes etc. It’s very impressive to observe how fast they learn and enjoy despite living in poor conditions and being financially backward.  Learning how happy they were despite knowing about their shortcomings was something to ponder about!

Here are some glimpses of the school

 

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Our colleague Suryanand decided to pose on one of their artworks!

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As a gesture of gratitude they gave us a thank you card expressing their appreciation for our work

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Our Colleagues share their experiences

“It was a great experience to see the all the kids so happy while in school.”  – Mikhail

“remembered my school days” – Suryanand

“It was a nice experience to visit Mango tree trust. Great work by Mango tree charity trust for needy children. I appreciate the work of all the staff & supporters.  These Children’s bright future starts from here. Happy to see the joy and happiness on their face” – Gulabi

“Appreciate their eagerness to learn & respect for people visiting them” – Savio

 “The people at The Mango Tree Trust are wonderful and doing a great job.” – Aliston

“Nothing compares to seeing a child smile. That was a moment I realised my small effort apparently contributed to much a larger cause. The feeling is so deep and immense… it’s life-changing. Mother Teresa said There are no great things, only small things with great love. I came back feeling more positive and appreciative towards my life.” – Loveleen

“Was really happy to see the happy children performing for us and more happy to see smiles on all your faces. Very satisfying and humbling experience and proud to have such a fantastic team with a heart of gold” – Shekhar Vaidya

 

You too can offer a helping hand to an organisation that helps children build a better future.

 

The Mango Trust Goa can be contacted on:

The Mango Tree Trust,
Mango House,
House Number 148/3,
Near Vrundavan Hospital,
Karaswada,
Mapusa, Bardez,
Goa – 403526
INDIA
Phone : +919881261886

Logon to their website:- http://www.mangotreegoa.org/

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