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  • Bringing literacy to children

    August 15, 2016

    The Doorstep School was established in Mumbai, India in 1989, to bring literacy to children living on the margins of society. The school goes to wherever required — on the streets, in the slums, or even on a mobile school bus. Watch more

  • Protesting drug use in Colombo schools

    August 02, 2016

    Over 3,000 people from religious groups marched in Colombo to protest a rise in drug dealing in Sri Lankan schools. Protesters marched with hundreds of placards and banners from Ss. Peter and Paul Church at Ragama to Basilica School on July 30. Among the marchers were Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith of Colombo, other bishops, Buddhist, Hindu and Muslim religious leaders. Cardinal Ranjith said that it is their collective responsibility to rescue children from drug addiction and to stop any related illegal activity. (ucanews.com photos by Niranjani Roland)