RCBW’s Bhavishya Yaan Programme Celebrates 3rd Anniversary !!
RCBW’s Bhavishya Yaan Programme at the Municipal Secondary Marathi School, Vile Parle E, Mumbai completes three academic years. To celebrate this event, a function was organized by the second batch of students undergoing this programme for the benefit of members of our Club and Inner Wheel Club of Bombay West on Monday, 30th June, 2014 at 11:30 AM at the School premises. Those present included President Krishna Kejriwal, Incoming President Mohan Joshi and R/Ann Geeta Joshi, PP Sukhdev Puri and R/Ann Urmil Puri, IW President Kirtida Dave, PE Shirish Rege and R/Ann Kavita Rege, Rtn.Hemant Joshi, Rtn.Chandrashekhar Khobrekar and Rtn.Aslam Merchant. Also present were the dedicated and committed Ms.Deepa Shetiya, the Centre Manager for the Programme and Ms.Mehtab Uttanwala, the English Teacher.
The students performed a skit, a dance, recitation of poetry and speech on importance of monsoon season. Two students also gave a brief on the Bhavishya Yaan Programme and how it is was benefiting them in their overall development. Everyone present applauded the efforts which went into the programme as also the confidence with which the students performed. Our Club also took the opportunity to felicitate students of Bhavishya Yaan’s first batch who had passed the recent SSC Exams with flying colours. The first three rankers were Sonali with 82%, Deepak with 81% and Prajakta with 80% marks.
Bhavishya Yaan is a skills enhancement programme for less privileged children studying at Municipal Schools acclaimed by Rotary International as the most innovative project in the field of literacy. The Programme at Vile Parle E Municipal School is being managed by our Club in partnership with NGOs Vidya and Women’s India Association. PP Sukhdev Puri and R/Ann Urmil Puri have been at the forefront of this initative on behalf of the Club.