A camp organized in collaboration with Swabhimaan Charitable Trust, Mother Helpage chose nine orphan students from poor families for extending them a scholarship of Rs 1000 per month till they achieve 18 years of age.
Mother Helpage has been working in the social sector since 1993. This is for the first time that they have given scholarships in Jammu region.
While speaking on the occasion, Vikram Malhotra, Chairman, Swabhimaan Charitable Trust, said that the Trust will always encourage and facilitate any effort by Mother Helpage in extending its policies and programmers to the people of Jammu, which are for the benefit of poor downtrodden.
Rayees Ahmad, Sponsorship Manager for Mother Helpage, while interacting with the parents of the beneficiaries, said that Mother Helpage has a lot of plans to help the poor and the under privileged in the State especially in Jammu Region and they will soon open an office in Jammu to reach out to the needy.
The beneficiaries of the scholarships were Aman Mehra, Rudrakshi, Naman, Prince, Anshika, Shivani, Sunidhi, Lakshya and Armaan Thakur.
Others present were Avneet Kaur, Project Coordinator, Swabhimaan Charitable Trust and Kritika and Arif, volunteers of Mother Helpage.