GCT holds children’s painting competition


KARCHI: An art and painting competition to support education in underprivileged areas in Sindh was organised by Green Crescent Trust (GST) on Thursday.
Around 400 paintings were displayed at the gallery highlighting the talent of students mostly belonging to small cities and villages of Sindh with limited access to basic necessities including education and healthcare.
Naheed Raza Principal of Karachi Schools of Arts said the paintings of students were marvelous showing their creativity, love of nature and massages of peace to humanity. 
She said the children expressed their instinct capabilities with colours and designs, which were quite natural and appealing to people.
Judges were impressed by the artwork of children and encouraged the organisers to continue holding such events for the encouragement of children’s creative skills. 
While reviewing the artwork, we ourselves learned a lot from impressive artwork done by children, recalled one of the judge Ms Riffat Alvi.
Zahid Saeed Managing Director of a local pharma highlighted the importance of education and the blessing Pakistan has in the shape of large young population if properly educated became an asset for the country. 
He urged all the corporate and the individuals to invest their resources for the betterment of education in the country.
GCT is a registered nonprofit started operation back in 1995 with the start of one school and 65 students. 
Now GCT has a network of 95 schools in marginalised areas of Sindh where more than 14,500 deserving children were getting education.

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