Mounesh.K son of Rangappa from Garbagudi village of Harapanahalli taluk of Davangere district, dropped out of school when he was studying in the 6th standard. After his father’s death his mother was unable to sustain the family of 5 children, hence Mounesh started working in a neighbour’s farm. In 1998 when Don Bosco Child Labour Mission started the Residential Bridge Course for child labourers, our social worker Heerya Naik identified the boy in the work place and spoke to him and his mother...
I belong to a very poor family. There are three members in my family. My father died when I was 12 years old. My mother is doing domestic work and looking after the family. I too was doing domestic work along with my mother. When I came here to study I didn’t know how to read and write. Then I studied one year here, afterwards they sent me to study in government hostel till 2nd PUC. I completed studying BSW (Bachelor’s in Social Work at St. Philomena’s college in Mysore after which I completed my MSW in Kerala...
It will be rare in the PUC examination to see a fully orphan girl coming out with a distinction. This is a great achievement for Jyothi.M who passed with 81% in the PUC examinations. The Executive Director, Fr. Kuriakose, recalled that Jyothi was brought to Suprabha by the staff as an orphan and started her schooling at Don Bosco. Learning the basics quickly she was promoted
Nagaraj B is from Badinayakann Thanda village of Davangere district of Karnataka. There are four members in his family including father, mother, sister and himself. He discontinued hi schooling from 3 rd standard due to poverty and his parents sent him to work at that very young age of seven or eight. He was engaged in the farm work then onwards. Soon they moved to Chikamangauru to work in a