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Funds for Educating Kids in India
$1,500 raised
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Ended Jan 27, 2016

Friends in last two years you have helped me raise $3600 for Citizen Forum Vidya Mandir School, India. The money has helped the school buy shoes for kids, set up computer lab and construct new rooms.

This time as i leave for India i want to raise another $2000 for the school. The school is always in need of money with ever increasing costs and expenses. This time around i want to raise money for the school and its hard working teachers. The teachers of the school get a bare minimum salary, as the school is a non profit entity. Sometimes i wonder how these teachers survive with that salary. So this time i want to use part of these funds and give it as a bonus to these hard working teachers. We have around 15 teachers. So each teacher will get around a $70 bonus. Even though that is not much but it will give these teachers an inspiration that someone out there cares for them and appreciates their work. Rest of $1000 will be used for the school expenses.

So let’s join hands & give back out of genuine feeling of gratitude towards this universe who has given us so much. Let us share our bounties with these kids in this small way.

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill


This School has been running under Brij Bedi & Master Ajit Singh's administration. Brij bedi is one of the most noted social activist in Punjab & husband of famous IPS officer Kiran Bedi. Master Ajit Singh is the founder of this school. He started this school in his own house in 1998.

The Mission of the School is:

1) To provide free education to the children of Drug Addicts and underprivileged of Maqboolpura and nearby Localities in Amritsar, India.

2) To assist students in need to pursue higher education

3) To provide rehabilitation services for widows and orphans

4) To educate and spread awareness among the masses against the menace of drug addiction in the area.

You can find more about the school, their work & awards they have received for their work Citizen Forum Vidya Mandir.


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