Let’s join Renu #ProjectWhyDelhi #GivingTuesday

Image result for giving dayIt’s Thankful Tuesday togetherness when some of us bloggers are joining together for a cause: supporting the Project Why Women’s Centre at Madanpur Khadar, New Delhi via the Giving Tuesday Initiative, a global giving movement.

WHAT is PROJECT WHY

Project WHY is a flagship program of Sri Ram Goburdhun Charitable Trust, that provides educational support to underprivileged children. This after-school support program goes beyond academics, to include life skills and all-around development.

Project WHY also runs vocational skill programs for women from underprivileged homes. Every year this nonprofit reaches out to 1200 underprivileged children and 160 women. It also  works on women’s empowerment, so they can support themselves and their children.

Since 2007, over a 1000 women have been trained at theProject Why Sewing Circle, including Renu, the sewing teacher.

Who’s RENU?

THE PROJECT WHY SEWING TEACHER

Six years ago, when Renu Karotia joined the Project Why Sewing Circle, her husband had lost his job due to a work accident, her familyhad lost their home and incurred huge debts.

After joining the Project Why sewing class, she started taking small jobs at home. She then grew into the role of the sewing teacher and began taking pride in her students.

She is now paying back her debts and knows that she holds the key to her future. Her children study at the after-school support classes run by Project Why.

HOW one can help?

The basic requirements are-

Iron                                          1000/-

Interlocking machine               4400/-

Pico machine                           5600/-

Ironing board                           2000/-

Cutting table                            4000/-

6-month salary for Renu        60,000/-

Total amount needed:            77,000/-

          WHY YOU SHOULD DONATE?

Women are true agents of change and helping them find the means to earn a livelihood would go a long way in transforming the lives of their families. At Project Why, Renu and her students not only practice sewing but also learn to read and write. When women are empowered, domestic violence drops, and the next generations find access to better education.

Like to contribute? Donate here 

If you’re donating from India, your donation is 50% tax deductible under section 80G, and the entire expense account would be put up on the Project Why website once the amount is raised.

Join the Project Why family by supporting Renu and her team, so she can help women like herself. No amount is too small, and every little bit would help make Renu’s dreams become a reality!

                              Where to find details

Refer these links to find project why on social media and follow:

Twitter Projectwhy: https://twitter.com/projectwhydelhi
Instagram Project Why: https://www.instagram.com/projectwhydelhi
Facebook ProjectWhy: https://www.facebook.com/projectwhydelhi/

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                  Read more about the Project Why story at www.projectwhy.org

                          Help Renu Empower a Women’s Sewing Circle in Need? 

There are many unsung real-life champions who have helped or contributed towards the betterment of our society, Let’s learn from them and be a helping hand.

This is part of my Positive Humans series I have been writing on people who are an inspiration, motivation with their attitude of gratitude and ever helping nature. To meet such motivational humans click and read here.We are world badge

This post is part of the #WATWB We Are the World Blogfest, a monthly event created by Damyanti Biswas. “We Are the World Blogfest” which seeks to promote positive news. Sharing these stories that show compassion and the resilience of the human spirit increases our awareness of hope in our increasingly dark world. For more information, visit:   http://www.damyantiwrites.com/we-are-the-world-blogfest/ 

 

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