August 2017

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HUGGS Graduate Weds

THE MARRIAGE OF KRISHNAVENI      

Krishnaveni's Wedding

    Krishnaveni with Madhu Latha and David Benjamin

 

Krishnaveni with student group

We were delighted to receive these pictures of Krishnaveni’s wedding.  The first one shows something of traditional marriage rituals, others show the bride and groom, seated on the special chairs and surrounded by family and friends.  All the HUGGS students and staff were invited to share in the special occasion!

Krishnaveni began her journey with HUGGS back in 2006.  This elegant young woman was then a sweet little girl wearing a dress that was far too small!   Through HUGGS, she completed her studies, graduating with the highest marks in 2012.  After earning her B. Ed...

Canada Day 150 Years Celebrations

Canada Day 150 was a special highlight for the HUGGS students.  On July 1st, students participated in quiz and painting competitions.  A special cake with maple leaf icing was enjoyed by all. The students sang the Canadian National Anthem.   “We were fortunate to be part of this once in a life time celebration of Canada’s 150 years” says HUGGS Coordinator.   

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        Canada Day Cake                             Canada Day 150 Years Celebrations Art    

HUGGS Canada is a registered Canadian charity, empowering youth through education in South East India. HUGGS focuses on promising young people who have the ability to excel in education, but are without the resources to study beyond Grade 10.

Thanks to our generous donors, we sponsor young people in Visakhapatnam (Vizag), to complete their secondary and post-secondary education. Students are selected based on financial need, academic ability and family encouragement.

Today more than 30 HUGGS graduates are working in their communities in careers including nursing, teaching, engineering, finance and computing.

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