The students of St. Thomas School have donated Rs 1 lakh to the paediatric ward of the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) for the treatment of poor children and Rs 1 lakh for the HIV AIDS rehabilitation project Manjalummoodu in Kanyakumari district. The cheques were handed over to the directors of Regional Cancer Centre and HIV AIDS rehabilitation project by the president of Mar Thoma Church Educational Society, Rev. Abraham mar Paulos Episcopa. The donation is aimed at making students aware of the suffering of the less fortunate brethren of the society and instil values of compassion and concern. The initiative was started in 2004 when Rs. 1, 57, 500 was collected and donated to the paediatric ward of the RCC.
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