A life skills training was conducted for high school children in suburban areas. PMI Kerala Chapter utilized PMIeF resource materials for a two-hour session to 120- odd high school children at Krishnapuram school near Thiruvananthapuram on 30 July 2019. Chapter volunteer, Mr. Arun Ravi, along with Mr. Jayakishore S R, vice president - education, taught the students how to tackle overwhelming work as simple and manageable tasks, the importance of verbal and non-verbal communication, time management, and prioritization of skills in handling competing interests.The chapter celebrated the 73rd Indian Independence Day on 15 August with the students and teachers of Kurian Memorial Lower Primary School, a governmentrun school in Thiruvananthapuram. This school has 28 underprivileged children. The Independence Day celebration started with the hoisting of the national flag, followed by the singing of the national anthem, and finished with the distribution of sweets. The chapter gave education support kits to the students and conducted a mentoring session on the finer aspects of drawing pictures. The children were encouraged to draw a picture with the day’s theme.