Connect Pre-School Annual Day
Connect Pre-School – an initiative of HELP INDIA, held its annual day on the 30th March 2017 at the Xavier’s Research Centre, Porvorim. Mrs. NilamKhaunte, wife of the Revenue Minister of Goa, Mr. Rohan Khaunte was the chief guest and; Mr. Anil Pednekar, Sarpanch of the Socorro Panchayat was the guest of honour.
The programme that was anchored by Ms. Kimberly Gomes in English and Ms. PreetiKarra in Hindi, commenced with a welcome song presented by the tiny tots. The guests and the trustees of HELP INDIA were then, presented with floral bouquets.
The administratrix, Mrs. Tresil Gomes briefed on the activities of the Pre-School and also outlined the vision of the Pre-School speaking of the values cherished by it.
The chief guest stressed the importance of education to all children and extended a helping hand to the Pre-School towards this objective.
The children enthralled the audience with lively dances and songs in around half-hour presentation – all choreography being done by the teachers.
Three students were felicitated for their performance and attendance. One of the teachers, Ms. Asifa Shaikali made an emotional farewell speech to the students of the upper kindergarten who would be passing out of the Pre-School shortly. Mrs. Sunita Shetty, a trustee of HELP INDIA proposed the vote of thanks.
Connect Pre-School provides pre-school orientation to the under privileged children with the primary objective of imparting quality education and inculcating good family and moral values. This academic year the pre-school had 33 students in three classes – nursery, lower kindergarten and upper kindergarten. The teaching faculty consists of five teachers who also teach extra-curricular subjects.