Carmelite NGO distributes scholarships to kids of visually impaired parents
Bengaluru, June 15: Dhyana Jyothi Trust, a Carmelite NGO, distributed scholarships to the children of differently abled parents under the banner 'Vision for Future'. Fifteen children of visually impaired parents were given scholarships in the city on Wednesday, June 14.

Addressing the audience Fr Stifan Perera OCD, the director of the Trust and Dhanavana Publications Bengaluru said, “Education to the children especially to the parents of blind is a Carmelite venture started by Fr. Praveen Pinto. Though the parents are blind, they have a great desire to brighten the lives of their children. Carmelite priests have taken up this initiative for a year with the help of the donors and benefactors.”

Nelly Pichardo, the coordinator of Vision for Future said, “Parents are not only blind, they are also poor. Hence, they cannot afford to educate their children. On the contrary, children are highly talented and fare very well in their studies. Hence, we feel it is our responsibility to give them a helping hand.”

Dhyna Jyothi Trust, is a charitable trust by the Carmelite priests. Alongside taking up charitable works, the trusts takes up printing religious and social literature.

 

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