World Environment Day at Dabolim

 Every year World Environment Day is celebrated by reminding the children that we are responsible for protecting and preserving our Environment. This year’s theme at Don Bosco Dabolim was ‘ BEAT THE PLASTIC. ‘ The programme began with a lovely environment song titled ‘ The Earth is my Home, I promise to save it,’ sung[…]

Awareness Promotion towards Gender Equity and Social Issues

The rationale behind this activity is that when women are informed and aware, the whole society benefits.  The families are healthier, more children go to school, and ultimately communities become more resilient. Period:- Jan.2018 to Mar.2018 No. of Batches:- 05 Participants:- 450 Women, men and local public Place :- Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri (Maharashtra) and Goa.

Finance and Market Linkages Training

The Aim behind this activity is, after the completion of this training, the participant women should be able to access credit for their micro-business and be able to successfully market their product/service. Period:- Mar.2018 No. of Batches:- 30 Participants: 967 members of selected SHGs (8 capable women from each SHG) Place – Sindhudurg, Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)[…]

Production Skill Training

Production Skill Training (Incenses Sticks, Phenyl, Soap Liquid, Vegetable Farming, Pickle, Masala making, Paper Plates, Cashew Process and Vermi Compost) The Aim behind this activity is, after completion of this training, the participants should be able to produce the products or service perfectly and should have the knowledge to source the raw –materials and accessories[…]

Free Medical Health Check-up Camp

In order to raise awareness regarding the benefits of a regular health checkup for the improvement of the quality of life and general health among migrant people, the Migrant Desk team approached Dr. Sucorro Quadros of the Primary Health Centre, Cortalim and requested him to conduct a free Medical camp at Zuarinagar. The team under[…]

A Volunteer Speaks – Barry Cooper

I arrived in Goa at the very beginning of December, 2017. Having travelled India for five months four years earlier, I left the country with the thought that I should coach football for young children there. While coaching the game is something I am qualified at, and have done for many years, my real passion is[…]

SCIENCE DAY

Don Bosco Primary school, Dabolim celebrated the Annual Science Day on 28th February, 2018. Tr. Samidha gave a short speech on the rationale behind the observation of the day and highlighted its importance. Tr. Yashwant and Tr. Natasha demonstrated a few scientific principles to the children such as inflating the balloon using vinegar and baking[…]

The Festival of Colour

On 1st March, 2018, the Don Bosco School, Alto-Dabolim celebrated the Holi festival on the school campus. A special assembly was held for the Primary section. The assembly began with the morning prayer, followed by a speech given by Tr. Sayeda in which she brought out the characteristics of the Holi festival. The Pre-Primary and[…]

NRSTC Annual Day

The NRSTC Annual day SPARKLES 2.0, held on 10th February, 2018 at Ravindra Bhavan, Vasco was a grand success. The kids were at their sparkling best on stage. The Annual Day theme centred around Health and Hygiene. The parents were thrilled to see their children perform on stage and bring out valuable lessons on this[…]

Republic Day at Don Bosco Dabolim

On 26th January 2018 Don Bosco Primary School celebrated Republic day. It began with a morning prayer said by Tr. Kavita and Tr. Umaa. Madam Brenda then hoisted the flag, followed by the National Anthem and the flag song. Tr. Pushpa, in her speech told the children about Republic Day. She said that it is[…]

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION AT DON BOSCO, DABOLIM

The 21st and 22nd of December, 2017 saw joyful Christmas celebrations at Don Bosco Dabolim! As part of the celebrations, competitions were held for the Pre-Primary and Primary students on 21st December in colouring, decorating and card making, all based on Christmas themes. On 22nd December a special assembly was held followed by a Christmas[…]

NRSTC Workshops: Working with Learning Disabilities and Slow Learners

The third Workshop, on 7th November was conducted by 2 Resource Persons from Sangath: Percy Cardozo and Jeffia Dias. It dealt with immediate measures to understand and identify potential Learning Disabilities and Assist Slow Learners so as to make a positive change in the lives of these children. The teachers had prepared two documents for[…]

NRSTC Workshops: Maths Concepts – II

The second Workshop, on 4th November, was conducted by Mrs. Eunice Desa, who tackled Maths at the Middle School level. Angles and Triangles Perimeter and Area Algebraic and Variable expression Exponents and Powers Shapes Visualizing Organizing Data The first three topics were covered in the first half of the day and the remaining three were[…]

NRSTC Workshops: Maths Concepts-I

Three Workshops were held for the NRSTC Teachers in November 2017. The first was a session on 3rd Nov. conducted by Mrs. Jean Fernandes. She dealt with Maths concepts at the Lower Primary level. The workshop’s aim was “to make learning interesting and fun and to empower us with confidence.” The session began with a[…]

Inauguration of Disha Mahila Bachat Gat Incense Sticks Making Unit

The Inaugural function was held on Wednesday 13th September 2017, 5pm. at Nandalaj Village, Tal- Sangameshwar, Dist.-Ratnagir, Maharashtra, under the guidance of the Don Bosco Konkan Development Society (KDS). Regional Coordinator of the Women’s Empowerment Project, Mr. Vijay Borase, Facilitators Mr. Ramchandra Bothale, Ms. Reshma Pawar, Ms. Neha Goawalkar; Mrs. Payal karde, Pressident of Gram[…]

GANDHI JAYANTI – 2nd October

Gandhi Jayanti was celebrated in Don Bosco Primary School with a Special Assembly organized by the Teachers. After the morning prayer said by Tr. Natasha and the prayer song, Madam Brenda placed flowers in front of Gandhiji’s photo. Tr. Samidha spoke on the importance of celebrating this memorable day. A speech on Gandhiji was given[…]

Nature Conservation Day

Nature conservation Day was celebrated in the Don Bosco Pre-Primary and Primary School Alto Dabolim on Friday 28th July, 2017. The Special Assembly was conducted by the Teachers in charge, Tr. Deepa , Tr. Kavita and Tr. Yashwant. The Assembly started with a prayer, after which Tr. Yashwant gave a brief explanation about the meaning of[…]