Communicare’s Library has over 2000 books in a variety of languages. The collection of our books has been done over the years by Trust members and donations from our wellwishers
The library includes books in languages such as Portuguese, English, Konkani, Hindi, Russian, German and Spanish. There are novels, activity books for children, poems, magazines but it is mostly comprised of story books for children.
In Goa, Portuguese is taught as a 3rd language in schools however, students are more likely to pick Konkani or Marathi over Portuguese. This is why, if a student so wishes to practice, they will not find much material to work with.
To remedy this, Fundação Oriente joined hands with Communicare on this project – ‘Mobile Library’. The moving Library consists of 50 Portuguese Books, usually story or activity books for the students who are learning Portuguese. We deliver the books quarterly, where the books are then shuffled and no books are repeated at the school until the next year.
The 4 Higher Secondary Schools that are part of our program are
- Carmels Higher Secondary School, Nuvem
- Agnel HSS, Pilar
- Fatima Convent HSS, Margao
- Rosary Higher Secondary School, Navelim