Fomento Resources launches magic bus in Goa

Community News 2012-10-06 08:55:46

On Gandhi Jayanti (2nd October), for the first time in Goa, Fomento Resources launched its Magic Bus programme, which was flagged off by Mr Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa. Magic Bus is a concept of empowering children, youth and communities in areas of education, gender, health, leadership through sport for development. This project is currently running successfully in nine states of India covering 200,000 children.

Mr Ambar Timblo, Managing Director of Fomento Resources, and Founding Member of Magic Bus Ms Alka Shesha also shared the dais with the dignitaries before a strong 15,000 crowd, which included at least 5000 school children.Magic Bus programme is an activity based curriculum  and this unique model uses games and sport activities to bring about the change with help of training sessions to teach school children and the dropouts on issues like education, health, gender and others which affects them on day to day basis. 

These 5000 children have been provided with sport kit i.e. T-Shirt/shorts/shoes/equipment by the company. Apart from this, Fomento Resources has also presented five buses for the children  to facilitate and enable them to take part in the activities and training programme of Magic Bus.

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