Wednesday, December 16, 2009

GiveIndia's US End-of-Year 15k Giving Challenge

Our friends over at Akshara Foundation are participating in GiveIndia's US End-of-Year 15k Giving Challenge.

It's special because Akshara Foundation can win $250 EVERYDAY and the impact of your donation can thus be multiplied!

How's that?

The NGO to recieve the most funds for each day between the 15th-30th Dec '09, from US donors (via Paypal on the GiveIndia site), will receive a matching grant upto $250 from GiveIndia.

So, if ever there has been a good time to support them, this is it. Remember, every donation helps, and no donation is too small. If you are ready to donate now, please go the below link and make a donation:

Do note that you WILL receive a 501(c)3 receipt for your donation, which you can use for tax purposes.

Please spread the word too!

Akshara is a Public Charitable Trust that began its work in Bangalore, Karnataka. Their lie in the localized delivery of direct interventions and in the grass root mobilization of resources. Akshara believes that to universalize elementary education we need to build strong partnerships between the government, the voluntary sector, civil society, and the corporate sector. They work closely with the Education Department of the Government of Karnataka, different school administrations and the Department of Women and Child Welfare. They believe that it is important to institutionalize their programs into Government.

Visit the Akshara Foundation website

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