The Ryan International Group of Institutions was recently recognized for its efforts for charity by none other than the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS. The Group’s school in Sharjah received this accolade for participating in the world’s largest charity donation for the poor. The students collected over 295,122 items of clothing for donation. This was verified by the authorities of Guinness World Records and was declared as a record.
The Ryan International Group of Institutions lays a strong emphasis on developing holistic individuals and ensures that all its students from their early years and throughout their schooling are nurtured with good values, morals and ethics. Under the visionary leadership of of Dr. A. F. Pinto, Chairman and Madam Grace Pinto, MD, the Ryan Group has undertaken several remarkable charity initiatives in support of society, reaching out to the underprivileged, poor and needy and also to inculcate a sense of social responsibility amongst the students.
The participation from the students was overwhelming and spontaneous. The student community, including the younger ones, were keenly aware of many social issues and participated in the event keenly. Children identified with the cause and wanted to make a difference. It was a proud moment when the Ryan Group’s school in Sharjah, UAE was recognised by the Guinness World Records for their outstanding achievement of participating in the worlds largest charity donation towards the poor. The Guinness World Records officially congratulated the Ryan School and presented the Certificate of Recognition at Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
Speaking on this achievement, Madam Grace Pinto said, “We are grateful for the vision that Lord Jesus Christ has given us to nurture responsible and compassionate future citizens of the world. We will continue our efforts of imbibing humane values among our students.”