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Diwali: Celebrating the victory of light over darkness

POSTED November 8, 2023

Diwali: Celebrating the victory of light over darkness

Join us in illuminating lives

By Simran Bhatia

Diwali candles lit

Diwali, the Festival of Lights, is a time-honored celebration that transcends borders and cultures, uniting people in the shared belief that light triumphs over darkness. We are committed to bringing positive change to children worldwide, there is profound meaning in this festival and its symbolism. Diwali serves as a powerful reminder of our mission to illuminate lives and conquer the challenges that people in the communities of where we work are facing. 

Diwali: A Festival of Significance

At its core, Diwali signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, and knowledge over ignorance. This festival is celebrated by hundreds of millions of people around the world. In recent years, the observance of Diwali has been growing, making it a more widely recognized and celebrated festival in different parts of the world, including Canada. It’s a celebration that embodies hope, renewal, and the triumph of righteousness. This timeless message resonates deeply with our mandate to break barriers to education so children can live and dream fearlessly, reaching their full potential.

Join Us in Spreading Light

This Diwali, we invite you to join us in celebrating the victory of light over darkness in a way that directly impacts the lives of children in need. Your support can be a ray of hope for those facing the challenges of limited access to education. By supporting our mission, you’re helping us empower these young minds to achieve their full potential. 

Whether you choose to make a donation or simply spread the word about our mission, you are contributing to the victory of light over darkness in our community.

One of the most beautiful aspects of Diwali is its ability to bring people together and transcend cultural boundaries. Diwali weaves a tapestry of joy, hope, and togetherness. It’s a time to reflect on the triumph of light within ourselves and the power of unity in diversity. This weekend, as you light that diya, share those sweets, and revel in the festive spirit, remember that Diwali is not just a festival; it’s a radiant celebration of life itself. Wishing you and your loved ones a Diwali filled with light, love, and the promise of a brighter future for all, especially the young minds we aim to empower.

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Children Believe works globally to empower children to dream fearlessly, stand up for what they believe in — and be heard. For 60+ years, we’ve brought together brave young dreamers, caring supporters and partners, and unabashed idealists. Together, we’re driven by a common belief: creating access to education — inside and outside of classrooms — is the most powerful tool children can use to change their world.

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