Twenty Calcutta Rescue students were given new smartphones on Monday 17 August- allowing them to interact with their teachers online and access a wealth of internet learning materials.
Welcoming the new phones, charity chief executive Jaydeep Chakraborty said: ” Without the interaction with teachers they provide, many of our youngsters are likely to fall further behind in their education and may fall out of the system altogether.”
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Calcutta Rescue needs a new vehicle to travel to villages and districts in West Bengal to deliver life-saving medicines and food benefits to some of the region’s poorest and most ailing.
Around 3000 visits have been made to patients’ homes since the lockdown in India began at the end of March. As India’s COVID cases continue to accelerate, such doorstep delivery will continue. And therefore, Calcutta Rescue’s 20 year old jeep must be replaced.
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