Jaipur’s St. Jude India Childcare Centre
Janmashtami was celebrated with enthusiasm and joy at St. Jude India Child Care Centre in Jaipur. The children suffering from cancer along with their parents celebrated the festival together. The excited children dressed up as ‘Radha’ and ‘Krishna’ and wore ‘Mukuts’ (Crowns) made by their mothers.
One of the children, Monika also performed a dance on the devotional song ‘Maiya Yashoda’ which received a wide applause. All family members sang hymns and devotional songs for Lord Krishna. The programme concluded with ‘Aarti’ and ‘Prasadam’ for everyone.
About St. Jude India ChildCare Centres
St. Jude India Child Care Centres (St. Judes) currently runs 33 Centres in Mumbai (22), Delhi (4), Kolkata (3), Hyderabad (1) and Jaipur (3). In major cities of India where low cost cancer treatment is available, children who need treatment for cancer and their parents come to hospitals from distant towns and villages. St Judes provides families of patients with free of cost housing, nutritional support, transportation to and fro the hospital, counselling for the family and new skills for income generation, educational and recreational activities, art-based therapy, music therapy and yoga.