30.7.23. 7pm. IST
STREET PROVIDENCE GOA , had sent a team to Manipur to go to the ground level and see how best and in which way help
can be given not only at dry ration , medicines, etc but beyond that.
The team was headed by :
♡ Mr Bosco George IPS ( Ret )
And also on board was :
♡ Adv Caroline Collaso ( our Trustee )
♡ Mr Arturo Dsouza ( environmentalist )
♡ Fr Clifford Castellino ( Parish Priest of Corgao )
♡ Mr Joseph Fernandes ( well wisher / supporter )
Well today on this post, Fr Clifford Castellino, Parish priest of Corgao, Pernem, our volunteer, who represented our NGO and was given responsibility of looking into a particular ptoject will share his experience of the visit to MANIPUR but the video is in KONKANNI.
Link attached of Fr Clifford experience in KONKANNI.
Besides being highly risky, it's total tiring as I present you the details of the team ITINERARY
20/07/23: Left Goa from Mopa Airport at 10pm
21/07/23 :Reached Imphal Airport at 11.00 am
21/07/23 :Met Governor of Imphal at 5.00 pm
21/07/23: meeting with Chief Secretary of Imphal at 7.00 pm
22/07/23: left the hom from Mantriputri 9.00 am
22/07/23: Visited Meitei relief camp Moirang District, Manipur at 11.30 am
22/07/23 : Visited completely burnt St. Joseph High and Secondary school at Sugnu, Chandel District at 3.00 pm
22/07/23 : Meeting with Archbishop of Imphal at 7.00 pm followed by Dinner
23/07/23 : left residence at 8.00 am proceeded to Kangpokpi relief camps from 10.00 am onwards. Visited 3 relief camps
23/07/23 : Visited Girls hostel at Kangpokpi followed by lunch with Fr. Francis thereafter returned back to residence
24/07/23: Couldn't go out due to heavy rains so after breakfast the team left the residence for a visit to Cathedral of Imphal and then straight to Airport for Departure
24/07/23 : left imphal at 3 pm.
25/07/23 : Reached dabolim 7am.
There is no direct flight.
Both ways the team spent over 7 hours in transit at the airport.
Moving in Manipur from base camp to another district is one way 60 to 80 kms .
One can only move out of the base if you know where you are going, for what you are going , who is taking you where & what you are going to do once you reach your destination.
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