Transforming Ganigarapaalya School: A Community Effort

Transforming Ganigarapaalya School: A Community Effort

January 27, 2024

On this crisp morning, with a clear blue sky and a slight winter chill in the air, the Hongirana team, accompanied by volunteers from Continental, embarked on a mission to bring new life to the main wall outside Ganigarapaalya school.

As the sun rose higher, the transformation was already evident. Within half an hour, the once bland wall started to come alive with vibrant splashes of blues, oranges, and yellows. The place looked transformed, infused with energy and color.

The encouraging words from the residents around the area spurred the team on. Without wasting a single moment, they worked non-stop until noon, determined to complete the major part of the wall. They braved the piercing sun, their dedication unwavering.

A special thanks goes to Chaitra and her team from Vidyaniketan, who played a crucial role in this endeavor. They not only joined hands in the painting but also provided the volunteers with tender coconuts, fruits, and water, ensuring that everyone stayed hydrated and energized throughout the day.

Continental, as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative and in partnership with HF, has been responsible for several infrastructure improvements at the school recently. These upgrades include tiling classrooms and common areas, building additional toilets, and other enhancements that have greatly improved the learning environment. The painting activity signifies the completion of their renovation efforts.