Director, Rig David, and other colleagues from CRS
headquarters visited Mahamaya in mid-July to inspect progress with construction.
Once completed the three-storey centre will be a tremendous
resource for the community. The plentiful space will be used for education,
women’s empowerment and health projects.
Kolkata has a new Bishop: the Right Reverend Paritosh Canning. His role includes acting as Chairman of CRS.
Bishop Canning began his tenure with a visit to the projects at G B Lane and Hastings, as well as the Nari Dana production centre.
Thanks to £2,000 raised by St Werburgh’s School in Derby, the building at Sukantanagar has now been repaired and re-roofed. The children and women who meet at Sukantanagar now have a smart room which is water-tight and has a ceiling fan.
While children from CRS schools started their summer holidays, their teachers went back to school!
20 teachers from various locations gathered together for annual skills training.
Led by a trainer from the government’s State Resource Centre, they revised effective teaching methods and practiced using different visual learning resources.
Ten members of the Women’s Empowerment Group at Pally Mangal received valuable training in legal affairs in May.
Ms Susmita Mallick, a government advocate, made the group aware of what free legal support they are entitled to from the government and also gave helpful information about how to file different types of issues and offences with the police.