When you sponsor a child,
you give him a chance of a better future.
Building on its rich architectural, religious, cultural and artistic, India has built over millennia and is now a major player in information technology, biotechnology, chemistry and film.
But India has great social and economic inequities that marginalize and impoverish more fragile rural areas. Moreover, the traditions promote a severe discrimination against girls and women.
The goal is not to make these children young graduates hurry to find a job in town, but rather to enable them, with a good basic education, to stay in their village and become farmers, craftsmen or merchants able to develop their standard of living and their community. Of course if some want to become a doctor, a nurse, a teacher, a lawyer, an engineer POPE will provide school grants.
35 boys are sponsored at Thallakulam center. It’s a collective sponsorship. (Cost: 30 euros per month). These children have the background of,
The sponsorship allows offering to these children:
POPE turns particularly one’s attention to:
Due to the visits of different guests and partners, the children can be aware of different languages and cultures. They discover a piece of world.
37 boys and girls are sponsored into Suvasam center, Thurinjapuram block, Kilpennathur block and Tiruvannamalai block, 8 in tsunami area. (Cost: 30 euros/month).
At the beginning of term, R.L. Rosario meets all the children and their parents. He insists into the advantages and the importance of study at school and at home. POPE provides all the students school fees, admission fees for those who joined in new schools (directly to the school), note books, 1 set of uniform and other educational equipments, hostel fees to those residing in the hostel.
If necessary, the student can benefit of evening-school or coaching training in a specific subject.
POPE sends twice a year a report on the child (the marks, examinations results, heath state, child and family news).
The children send one or two letters with drawings per year to the sponsor through the association.