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Aizawl Church distributes books, uniforms for needy students as schools reopen

A church in Mizoram has come to the rescue of a bunch of needy school children whose families are struggling to buy them books and uniforms. The Bethlehem Vengthlang Presbyterian

A church in Mizoram has come to the rescue of a bunch of needy school children whose families are struggling to buy them books and uniforms.

The Bethlehem Vengthlang Presbyterian Church in the state capital of Aizawl stacked books and uniforms, so such children can come and collect them.

It took up the project after noting that a lot of families, battered by the pandemic, were struggling to send their children to school.

The church received the books and uniforms for Classes I to X as donations after it had made an appeal to churchgoers to come to the rescue of children from underprivileged families.

Till Sunday, the church received 775 books and 370 sets of uniform. The numbers of books and uniforms collected by needy children are 379 and 168 respectively.

Meanwhile, schools in Mizoram re-opened after 2 years due to pandemic, and many students needs to buy new uniform.

First Published: 20th April, 2022 13:04 IST

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