by Cl. Sandeep Parmar
WADALA-MUMBAI, MARCH 3, 2014: On the 25th of February, 2014, Shelter Don Bosco with the help of two volunteers (Master Shahabaz and Miss Saumya) from TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE had organized a fun filled day for the children of various NGOs of Mumbai. 130 children from nine NGOs participated in the program. The aim of the tournament was to introduce the children to different games as well as teach them the rules of these games.
The tournament began with a prayer service with lighting of the lamp followed by explanation of the aim of the tournament. The tournament involved games like carom, chess, table tennis and badminton. Each child had an opportunity to play at least two games. After lunch there were activities like collage making, extempore, Ad mania and hair dressing. It was wonderful to see the children putting their brains together and coming out with many creative and innovative ideas.
After the various competitions, there was a prize distribution ceremony and the vote of thanks, the various people responsible for the tournament were thanked for their diligence and planning. The tournament concluded with a musical a performance by the students of TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCE.