Salesian College of Higher Education (SCHE) Youth department sensitized the hostellers of Holy Family, Theheku, on ill effects of Tobacco, with SCHE Asst. Prof. Daisinlung Sebastian Kamsuan as the resource person, on 17th September 2017.
In his multi-media presentation, Kamsuan pointed out some deadly effects of tobacco: diseases of the mouth, tongue and teeth; cancer on the lip, wind-pipe, and throat; damage of blood vessels; heart attack and stroke. In the second session, Basing on the life story of Armstrong Pame, Kamsuan motivated the students to do their daily normal duties with enthusiasm and to have a clear vision of what they want to become after five or ten years down the line.
The participants consisted of 20 boys and 4 girls of classes 10-12 took a pledge to say no to tobacco and help other people to live a healthier life. At the end of the programme, In-charge of Holy Family Hostel Mr. Polycarp spoke the words of appreciation. The event was co-ordinated by Fr. Christudoss SCHE Youth Director, Isaiah Newme and Khraw Burom Wanniang.