On September 3rd 2018 the Director-General of «Hope For Children» CRC Policy Centre Mr. Joseph Varughese, welcomed the First Lady of India and the First Lady of Cyprus at the Organization’s premises.
During the State visit of the President of India in Cyprus, the First Lady of India Ms Savita Kovind accompanied by the First Lady οf the Republic of Cyprus, Ms Andri Anastasiades, attended a visit at the humanitarian division of «Hope For Children» CRC Policy Centre and had a brief tour at the premises by the staff members, the President of the Council “FONI” Ms Anastasia Papadopoulou, the Head of the European Funds Unit of the Ministry of Interior Mr Constantinos Kyprianou, and the representatives of the Social Wellfare Services. While there, the First Lady of India and the First Lady of Cyprus enjoyed a short musical performance by the children as well as a presentation of the Organization’s programs and services. A group of children ambassadors of the Organization from several private schools attended and presented to the First Ladies the CRC campus clubs programme applied by Hope For Children in their schools. The First Lady of India was excited by the warm welcome she received by the children and the staff members of the Organization and she donated the amount of €8,695 on behalf of the Government of India.
The Director-General of the Organization expressed his gratitude to the First Lady of India and the First Lady of Cyprus for their visit and for the interest showed in regards to the work implemented by the Organization which aims at the protection of children’s rights.