Peace Child India
Story gallery - Young volunteers completely renovate Kengeri school together with the students of the school
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School to school
Kengeri school on the outside
on our very first visit.
As the classrooms are often too dark
Children sit outside to do their lessons.
An inside view of the classrooms
This room was selected for our reading room
The lack of proper toilet facilities
especially affected the girl students, keeping them out of school
Theatre and music
helps students express their visions of a better school
The work begins in right earnest...
Ellie tackles a wall
To prepare for the design that was to come onto it.
Jonas paints the doors
Colour is vital for conducive learning environments
A garden was planted
To use waste water and make a beautiful surrounding
The garden also ensured
That water would not stagnate for mosquitos to occupy
We were especially proud
of painting this sign on the finished girls' toilets
Volunteers take a break
Happy but exhausted at the end of the day!
Jill does intricate work
beautifying the garden water tank
All together now
Painting the school walls. The colour was chosen by the students
The school's amazing headmaster
admires the work especially as it is on schedule!
A cleanly finished toilet
We used skilled labour for this, but the students put in the tiling. Colourful and accessible!
The finished toilets
Contrast them with the earlier pictures!
Raju puts the finishing touches on the mural
The mural was made with discarded tiles
The finished mural
The mural is from an Indian folk tale.
Has a little victory cart-wheel
The garden is finally finished
The students have created a rota to take care of maintaining the garden
A colourful group!
They may have come from all over the world but are now fast friends
The students put on a performance
There were smiles, hugs and a few tears when it was all done and time to say goodbye!