Chennai – A free Medical Camp was held on July 15th for Don Guanella Special School children. Children were given an open invitation to take part in the medical camp. The medication was provided freely and the children and needy brethren of the surrounding area made good use of this chance. Doctors and nurses provided exams, diagnoses and medicine. They expressed their joy and happiness for the opportunity to give their service for the special children. They also added that it is a great blessing for them. Finally, Fr. Lourdu Raj, Director of DGSS, thanked all the doctors, nurses and the staff for their kindness. He assured them of the special prayers of the good children
Chennai – Don Guanella Special School (DGSS) in Karayanchavadi, Poonamallee, became a place for a Free Medical Camp organized by A. C. S. Medical College. All the DGSS children and their parents consulted with doctors during a health checkup under the guidance of DGSS Director, Rev. Fr. S. A. Lourduraj, regent brothers and the teaching staff. The children of Don Guanella Evening School (DGES) and their parents were also invited for the medical camp. The doctors and the staff were very cooperative in dealing with the patients as told by the patients themselves. The doctors took their time with each patient; clearly explaining their conditions and giving them their necessary medication. All the patients felt extremely delighted about this Medical Camp. Fr. Lourduraj and the staff of DGSS arranged a delicious meal for all the doctors and staff during which the Director thanked them for their generosity to the poor of the Poonamallee region, in particular, DGSS children.
Cuddalore – The members of Lions Club International and Shree Venkadeshvara Medical from Cuddalore conducted a one-day medical camp at Don Guanella Boys Home on February 24th. Fr. Peter Sebastian, director of DGBH, welcomed and honored them with gifts. Mrs. Latha VijayaKumar, president of the Lions Club, Mr. Kalyan Kumar, former president of the Lions Club, the proprietor of Bell Book House Cuddalore and Mr. Nagappan, treasurer of the Lions Club, were present. Treatment was provided by Dr. R. Thirumalai Shankar, M.B.B.S., and P.G Dip.(Diab.), the chief medical officer of Government Hospital, Puducherry. The medications were provided by Mr. Parthasarathi and Shree Venkadeshvara Medicals, the overhead was around Rs. 5000/-. The boys are now free from basic problems such as skin allergy, colds, stomachache and scabies. Through these people, the providential care of the Father was felt in our lives.