CSS Development Officers Training

On July 15 & 16, CSS held a training for the Development Officers at Union Biblical Seminary in Bibwewadi. It was a wonderful time for the Development Officers to meet, report on what they have been doing, and learn some new things to help them do their jobs more effectively.

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Few stories from Leh

Sonal wish to see her elder sister again

Sonal is just 8 years old. Her father is in Military service. She lived with her mother and elder sister in one of the village near Leh. On the night of cloud burst. Three of them were sleeping in their house. All of a sudden they realised that flood water is entering their house. Immediately, mother grabbed her two daughters and tried to keep them closer to her. But the force of the flood water was so strong that all three started drowning. The force was so fast that these three were hit hard in stones and trees on the way of the water current. Mother got many fractures. She could not hold them any longer. The flood water took the elder sister away from the mother. After that mother does not know what happened to the elder daughter. The mother does not know whether she is lost or dead. There is no report about her. Villagers assume that she is dead.

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A Glance at the Relief Work in Leh - August 2010

There are many villages washed away in the cloud burst that occurred in Leh. Since the area is not easily accessible through any transport for a moment, it had become difficult for providing immediate relief.

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HCC English Medium School in Solapur Scores High Marks – June 2010

We are proud to announce that EVERY student from the English Medium School in Solapur that is run by the Hindustani Covenant Church (the parent organization of Covenant Social Service) passed the Secondary State Board  (10th Standard) exam. Every student who took this exam received marks of "distinction" or "first class."

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Relief Kit Distribution at Ambedkar Nagar, Pune - May 2010

On 3rd May 2010, an overnight fire burned down the homes of approximately 450 families affecting approximately 2250 people in the Ambedkar Nagar slums. The accident occurred due to the gas cylinder leak. One person died and four more people experienced severe burns because of the fire.

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