Fortunate are those who get daily meals and have disease free body. But certain section of society do not get even the meal, also some are suffering from various disease like cancer, paralysis, etc. Such patients need money as well they need caring people around them. In spite of all the technological enhancements in the world, we human beings need a care and being human feeling for survival. Especially the ones who are under privileged. We also have some citizens who are handicap, blind the natural innate disables. In schools, we are teaching the privileged kids to grow and make their own future bright. We are teaching them to be innovative, entrepreneurs, responsible citizens of tomorrow. Along with all these teachings, they should also be human at the end and should help the unprivileged once. Such citizen’s development is also one of the goal of education. In this light, International schools today conduct various activities through which they raise money and donate it to unprivileged sections of the society. Such human feeling make them aware about the other part of the world and make them socially responsible.
Here are some of such activities conducted in various schools to raise funds:
- Music Concert:
One of the International school students of grade 8 and 9, as a part of their music class, performed a live concert in a national auditorium, they did the marketing of the concert in different schools. Parents and students from different schools visited the concert. The entire revenue was donated to cancer patients in the city.
- Handmade articles exhibition:
As a part of crafts class, students come up with variety of creative handmade articles. To help the blind people, students sold these collection and raise money out of it. Such a novel and deep thought at early age is really interesting part of such events.
- International Food fair:
Everyone likes to taste different countries food, with such a need, a school conducted International dinner night covering the food varieties from different countries and generated revenue for donation.
- Eco-recycled bags selling:
With plastic ban in entire world, today people need replacement for plastic bags. It is the commodity which is needed everyday. Understanding this need, students in one of the schools, created their own hand made bags from the waste cloths of their own house. They made the craetive patch design out of waste and and sold through an exhibition.