|Report by Ms. Ujala Chauhan, Pinegrove School, Dharampur
A group of 15 enthusiastic Award participants and 2 teachers from Pinegrove School, Dharampur engaged in a heartwarming interaction at Sewa Bharti Awasiya Parisar in Dagshai on 13th August 2023.
The interaction fostered connections and understanding with the local children hailing from under-resourced backgrounds. They shared their aspirations and dreams for the future. Engaging in thoughtful conversations, the young minds discussed their plans and strategies to achieve their goals, finding common ground despite their different life circumstances.
As an expression of unity, musical performances were presented while sharing their talents and spreading joy. The performances not only entertained but also deepened the bond formed during the encounter. Displaying generosity and compassion, Award participants from Pinegrove extended their support by contributing sports shoes and stationary items. Additionally, they had snacks, creating a pleasant atmosphere where both groups could enjoy a well-deserved break together.
This visit was a poignant eye-opener revealing the challenges faced by those from less fortunate backgrounds. The experience served as a reminder that life's journey is not always straightforward, and a spirit of empathy and willingness to help can make a significant impact. The interaction left a lasting impression on the Grovians who expressed a strong desire to learn more about their new friends and extend their assistance further. It showcased the power of connection and empathy, fostering a sense of unity and purpose among the Award participants.