"ROSHNI" a new initiation of Asansol Burdwan Seva Kendra with the concept of "Children in GOD's Hand".This will consist of SAA, Shelter Home for Boys & Home for the Physically Challenged Children in 6.2 acres of land at village Ekepere, Kairapur, Purba Bardhaman.
The Facilities at Roshni:
The land was purchased in 2012 with the help of Mr. Allan Shenoy (USA) in view to build an atmosphere for the abandoned children to grow in a healthy environment. The concept further developed to build three separate buildings for the abandoned children with a house mother in each building. The Bhalobasa Italia initiated the concept and constantly supported to realize the dream.
It was in 2018, Frs. Elias, Dolphy, Arvind, and Wilson came together and with different planning, concluded with a present sketch and named “Roshni” having Chetan (Pastoral Center, Tribal Hostel and Community care center for positive children) on the same Burdwan Shantiniketan road.
The first brick for the construction of the boundary wall was laid in April 2018 having borrowed money from the vendors. It was in April 2018 Fr. Elias decided to raise the funds for the first building “The Flame” during the celebration of his silver jubilee of the priestly ordination, the funds started to flow. The construction of the first building "The Flame" was entirely supported by the friends and well-wishers of Fr. Elias. Meanwhile, Mrs. Livia Branca a close friend of Fr. Wilson came to know about "Roshni" in August 2019 and her loving husband Mr. Niccolo Branca decided to support the construction of the ‘Right Hand’ of "Roshni".
The construction of "The Flame" building was completed and on March 2nd, 2020 the Specialized Adoption Agency was shifted and inaugurated at "ROSHNI", following proper procedure. ‘ The Right Hand” will be completed in February 2021 and meanwhile looking for support for the construction of “ the left hand” in near future. By January 2021 construction of common cum volunteers’ house will be started, where 15 volunteers can be housed here. We thank Bhalobasa Italia, Mr. Allan Shenoy and Family (USA), Fr. Elias and his friends, Franca and her friends, Livia, Niccolo and family, all the supporters and well wishers of " Roshni".