The Indian High Commission donates MVR 125,000 (US$8,149) to children’s rights NGO Advocating the Rights of Children (ARC).
At a meeting held at the Indian High Commission, the donation was handed to ARC’s managing director Haula Ahmed Didi by the Indian High Commissioner, Rajeev Shahare.
Speaking at the ceremony, Shahare said that along with the donation there was also an agreement to train 26 special educational needs teachers at India.
“This is an area where we are very keen to help out in. India is likely to help out in this field in the future,” said the high commissioner.
Speaking from ARC, Haula said that the donation had come at a very important time for the organisation.