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In a year, a school raises Rs 33.8 lakh for cancer patients

PANAJI: The King’s School, Margao has disbursed Rs 33.eight lakh to 79 sufferers affected by quite a lot of kinds of cancer all over the year. It has raised Rs 48.eight lakh through quite a lot of actions, in assist of welfare of cancer sufferers. The faculty is open to receiving more applications from cancer sufferers and their households across the state.

During its newest endeavour — the third version of the Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer — to lift budget in assist for Cancer Patient’s Welfare, final month, the school raised Rs 1.9 lakh. A complete of 167 participants, including 63 bikers and 20 drivers of 4 wheelers, participated. The journey that started at Sao Jose De Areal ended at Betul with participants even creating a stopover at the DefExpo site.

In December the school through its 7th annual dine and dance raised a complete of Rs 46.9 lakh. Across seven years, the teaching, non-teaching team of workers and scholars raised budget amounting to over Rs 1.1 crore reaching out to a complete of 161 cancer sufferers and their households.

The faculty has additionally reached out to organizations running in assist of cancer sufferers, including Delhi-based Cancer Patient’s Welfare Association, Goa’s Shanti Avedna and Pradeep Foundation.

The faculty adopted the Paediatric Oncology ward at Goa Medical College and performed renovations and maintenance of the power and bathroom block at ward quantity 134, besides donating state-of-theart scientific apparatus of over Rs 10 lakh (over two years) thereby developing a greater surroundings for children affected by quite a lot of cancer illnesses.

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