Saraswati Community School, Vishwa Hindu Parishad of Australia Inc.

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Fundraising goal$5,000
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Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) of South Australia is a community organisation dedicated to serving the Hindu community and promoting multiculturalism in Australia. An important part of their mission is the Saraswati Community School, which offers a unique and enriching educational experience for children.
What We Do:
Language and Cultural Education: Saraswati Community School provides free classes in Hindi and Sanskrit, fostering communication skills and cultural understanding.
Multicultural Focus: The school welcomes children from diverse backgrounds, creating a vibrant environment that celebrates cultural differences.
Values and Character Building: Respect for teachers, parents, nature, and all living beings is emphasised. Classes begin with prayers, and meditation and yoga are incorporated.
Engaging Activities: Learning goes beyond textbooks. Music, art, crafts, dance, plays, and games make the experience fun and interactive.
Community Connection: Students showcase their learning in events, fostering pride in their heritage and building connections with other ethnicities.
Holistic Development: New initiatives like cricket and soccer clinics promote a well-rounded approach to learning.

Benefits for Children:
Stronger Identity: Maintaining connection with their language and culture builds self-esteem and a sense of belonging.
Diversity Appreciation: Children learn to respect and celebrate cultural differences, fostering empathy and understanding.
Improved Communication: Language skills strengthen, allowing them to connect with family and others who share their heritage.
Academic Advantage: Research suggests bilingual children often perform better in English and adapt more readily to new environments.
Family Bonds: Learning their mother tongue allows children to communicate with grandparents and extended families, strengthening family ties.
Confidence and Well-being: A focus on values, physical activity, and community engagement fosters overall well-being and confidence.

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