5th Year Student McKayla O'Dwyer travelling with the Hope Foundation to Kolkata
On Wednesday next February 12th, McKayla along with 76 others from the Tipperary region will travel to Kolkata as part of the School Immersion Programme under the auspices of the Hope Foundation. Led by teachers, volunteers and HOPE staff, Transition Year and 5th Year students travel to Kolkata for one week for a cultural and educational tour of Kolkata and the HOPE projects. A week-long programme is prepared for students, who spend time visiting HOPE projects, interacting with children and adolescents who are in HOPE supported projects, and immersing themselves in Indian culture. Supported throughout their time in India, students are introduced to the realities of poverty, street children and the joy of HOPE. Everybody in CCS are proud of McKayla's achievement and commitment thus far and wish her well.