Street Providence marks 7th anniversary of service

THE GOAN NETWORK | MAY 11, 2024, 11:48 PM IST
Street Providence marks 7th   anniversary of service


Street Providence Trust (SPT) commemorated its 7th anniversary dedicated to its mission of 'Ending Hunger and Homelessness' on May 9. The day began with a gathering of all 180 men and women residents from the 10 Shelter Homes at the Golden Orchid Hall, Severina Gardens, Mapusa. Among the guests present at the event included Bishop of Daltonganj (Jharkhand) Theodore Mascarenhas, a staunch supporter of SPT, State Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities Guruprasad Pawaskar, Chief Inspector of Factories and Boilers Anant S Pangam, representatives from companies in Verna Industrial, Community Partners like Udant and Vasco Muslim Social Trust and social activist Tara Kerkar and Rama Kankonkar. Sisters from Franciscan Missionaries of Christ the King and Society of the Sisters of Fatima, SPT partners in the shelter home programme, also graced with their presence. In his address, Donald Fernandes, Founder Trustee, reflected on the milestones achieved by Street Providence in its seven-year journey, emphasising the need to persevere in their mission of 'Ending Hunger & Homelessness'. The event was hosted by Bosco George, IPS (Retd), a devoted volunteer at Street Providence.

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