VISIT TO SHANTI NIWAS , MOTHER TERESA HOME
“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love”. – Mother Teresa
An experience filled with emotions and sentiments. According to an old saying, “ Takers can amass wealth & Givers sleep better .”
When such a saying goes into physical manifestation, the experiences are beyond description
by mere words. The school celebrated Joy of Giving week from 01st -08th November,2023 after which the students of class VII B got an opportunity to visit Shanti Niwas, Mother Teresa Home , Jalandhar bypass Ludhiana on 23.11.2023.
The light vocal music greeted the ears as the Principal, teachers and students reached the premises of Shanti Niwas, which houses differently abled girls and women appx. 42 in number. Though music adds elements of vibrance to the quiet ambiance, the misery of the helpless cannot be overlooked.
As the teachers & pupils interacted with the caretakers and the residents, hesitation faded away in few moments and everyone contributed to make the most of the visit.
“The niwas provides proper security (day and night), healthcare facilities with medical practioners visiting for regular checkups of the inmates, along with some learning skills”, Sr. Grace ( Head caretaker)
Students sang melodiously and played games, taking interactions little further amidst which winter essentials and eatables were distributed.
The educators of Convent International were acquainted to not just realities of life but also to inculcate in them the gratitude towards the blessed life they are living.
Without any words being uttered, the feelings deep inside take hold and are quietly nurtured to become an indispensable part of oneself; THE PURE JOY OF GIVING.