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OCAT: ONE CHILD AT A TIME
India is home to the largest number of children in the world; 472 million below the age of 18.Of these according to 2011 census, 39% of population are children 99 million have dropped out of school, and about 33 million of these children are enslaved in child labor and have no childhood at all according to DISE (District Information System for Education) 2014-15.
HUMANITARIANS MRS. VIJAYA AND MR. RAJA REDDY THUMMA
Father Francis Memorial High School was founded by Mrs. Vijaya and Mr. Raja Reddy Thumma with a noble intention of providing quality education to children from economically poor families. The school is named after a well-known social worker, Father Francis Thumma, who died in a car crash in 2001. Fr. Francis was a life-spring or thousands of poor children in Hyderabad, so attentive to their wellbeing and education. Carrying on after her husband’s death in 2022, with dedication and understanding of children, Mrs. Vijaya and her teachers continue to provide a solid learning and friendly environment for the students. Students receive a good education in English from Nursery to 10th grade. The school has excellent learning facilities including a science lab, computer lab and library, as well as playground. Apart from academics, OCAT children receive well rounded care and support from the entire staff.