During Durga Puja, the biggest Hindu festival in West Bengal, we had a stall in one of the residential areas in the city of Kolkata. The stand was intended to increase the recognition of our project, and we also sold our girls’ products: painted bottles, t-shirts, greeting cards, jewelry and many other things. The collection was not large, […]
Young students Lara, Veronika, Nadja, Petra and Ivana spent three weeks with us. Various workshops and lessons were prepared for children. In the photos you can catch some glimpses of our time spent together.
Piali Ashar Alo celebrated the 77th Independence Day on 15th August with great patriotic spirit and zeal. With the motive and intention to inculcate patriotic fervour among its students school organized plethora of events.
On May 30, we celebrated our 15th anniversary in Anton’s home in Vic, Ljubljana. It was a wonderful event and a sincere thank you to everyone who helped us with the organization, especially the POTA volunteers and the Catholic youth. We talked on stage with two of our first volunteers, Klemen and Jona. Mr. Klemen […]
Rabindra Jayanti is an annually celebrated cultural festival, in the remembrance of Rabindranath Tagore’s birthday anniversary. It is celebrated in early May, on the 25th day of the Bengali month of Boishakh, since Tagore was born on this day of the year 1268 of the Bengali calendar Every year, numerous cultural programmes and events, such […]
Karmen, Neza and Tjasa, three young students from Slovenia, visited us and spent almost three weeks with us. Karmen visited us with POTA volunteers already in 2019, and we met Neza and Tjasa for the first time. We had a great time, created a lot, learned about the world, talked in English and played Holi. […]
Sincere thanks to four musicians from the United States and India, Patrik, Emily, Charli and Nabanita, who spent the whole week with us and taught our children to play the violin, mandolin, guitar and sing. On Saturday, we were able to organize a small music concert, with which we impressed our parents and other visitors.
So that we are not the only recipients of help, we also learn to be generous and share with others. Every Thursday we collect coins and small donations. We all participate, from the girls to the teaching team. When we collect enough money, we buy some food, towels, blankets, clothes, bedding and distribute them to […]
A really wonderful experience of working with the students of the nearby private English school Jyotirmoy Public School, who visited us and prepared interesting, practically-oriented lessons in physics and mathematics for our girls. We express our sincere thanks to the school management for this initiative, which we hope is only the beginning of a long-term cooperation. […]