In preparation for the Hindu festivals of Dassera and Diwali, an activity was organized for the mothers of the Garden School children on the 30th of September. Ms. Astrid Fernandes from CSA (Centre for Social Action) and Sr. Louisa Adhav were present. Ms. Astrid brought awareness to these women of how to utilize their money by avoiding purchase of expensive clothes, jewellery, crackers, miniature lights, sweets, etc. They should spend according to their budget.
An activity of decorating Diyas was followed after the talk. Ms. Vela, a KG teacher from Garden School showed the women how to decorate the diyas the symbol of light, for the festival of Diwali. Each one was given a diya , poster colours and some sequences, sparklers and were asked to decorate their own diyas with the festive colours. The women were excited and enjoyed decorating the diyas. When the activity got over , each one took their diyas home.