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News - April 30, 2010

Saint Francis teen helps school in India

Visit to Bangalore suburb leads to fundraising effort

by Andrea Gemmet

Bangalore is known as the Silicon Valley of India, but in the shadow of its huge IT companies are schools without electricity, let alone classroom computers. It was a startling discovery for Mountain View resident Vivek Vinayak, who saw the schools while he was visiting family in India last year.

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Posted by Karina
a resident of another community
on Apr 30, 2010 at 4:30 pm

Vivek is an inspiration to all of us! We applaud your efforts and thank you for making a difference in the world at such a young age.


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