“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world” -Nelson Mandela.
I consider myself very fortunate to be where I am in life today as I had the privilege of receiving a good education in India where millions of children were deprived of it. I have very deep roots in India with my parents, siblings and other family members living there. I always wanted to do something for society and when I met folks from Team Asha in 2016, it made me think this is a great cause and I should be part of this Journey. Immediately, I signed up and became part of this family to help underprivileged kids by education them to the change the world. I ran many marathons in the past and planning to run many in the future and the only thing which gives immense pleasure is the kids that are getting benefited in every step we take and every finish line we cross. Team Asha has been like an extended family to me and I will continue to be part of this family to raise awareness and raise funds for the underprivileged Kids.
How your funds will be used – Your funds will go to the project “Gramya Sansthan”, which is supported by Asha for Education, Chicago chapter. This project provides free education to 575 underprivileged kids in a village in Uttar Pradesh, India. The annual cost to educate one child is $60.
Goal – Goal is to raise funds to support the kids.