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World Day against Child Labour observed

On June 12, 2019 FAsCE India observed the World Day against Child Labour at Mermier Hall, SFS School campus, Narengi with the 110 children between the age group of 6-14 yrs of FAsCE India Supplementary Education Centre, Narengi.

The aim of the FAsCE India Supplementary Education Centre is to create “A Child Labour Free Neighbourhood through Education and Community Participation”. To commemorate this day in a befitting manner an Animation Programme on the theme “Children shouldn’t work in fields but on dreams!”

The programme began with an inaugural ceremony, Ranjan K Baruah, Founder of North East Youth Foundation the resource-person for the programme and Rev. Fr. Saji George MSFS, Executive Director of FAsCE India were welcomed and felicitated by the children of Supplementary Education Centre.

The two hour long programme was interactive animation session highlighted on the significance of the day and childhood is a time to aspire, dream and pursuing education. The prevailing situation of child labour in our society and worldwide was also brought into focus during the session by the resource person.

Present on the occasion Rev. Fr. Saji George MSFS, appreciated Mr. Ranjan K Baruah wonderfully animating the informative and interactive session which had enthused the children and allowed them spontaneously participate in the programme.

Encouraging, the children Fr. Saji George said “you need to dream and aspire to live your dream by putting sincere efforts in your studies, obedience to your parents and leading a good life!” The programme concluded with a vote of thanks proposed by Miss Neesha Khatun, a student of class 7.

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