Just a few days ago, an eight-year-old girl with multiple disabilities was found standing alone outside the doors of Snehalaya. We are happy to announce that we have taken her in as a new member of our family and named her Nandita. We now have 63 children, with the dream of helping many more. Our aim remains to make every child independent giving them a life with love, happiness and dignity.
These children remain some of the most vulnerable in the world, with nobody to care for them, no social services, NHS, medical aid or money for food and shelter, leave aside health and education and even parents mercilessly decide to abandon them. As part of our 'Sponsor a Child' program, for $40 a month, you can provide shelter, food, clothing, healthcare and education for children like Nandita.
Please consider helping Nandita through fundraising or donating whatever you are able to. GlobalGiving is adding 30% bonus for donations up to $1000 received on 15th June. Please consider donating on 15th June to avail this opportunity and help us more.
Your continued help and support is much appreciated. Please get in touch with me firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions or further information.
With regards and best wishes,
Dr BK Sharma
We are happy to inform that ten of our children participated in Special National floor Hocky Championship for disabled children held at Shimla as part of team from Madhya Pradesh and won silver medal standing runners up. Six out of ten have been selected for special coaching being held in Agartala in April for selection for national team to participate in special Olympics to represent India's special floor Hockey team. We are sure with your blessings maximum of our children will get selected for Special Olympics to represent India. We seek your support to carry it further and keep encouraging them to bring up the name of Snehalaya in International sports too. Other work continues. School construction is almost nearing completion and we hope we shall start it for the session starting in July 2011. We are much obliged for your support in helping us to bring up this work to this stage and I am sure for same to continues all the time. This 16th March (from mid night till funds are exhausted or midnight) is a special day when GlobalGiving is adding 30% matching grant to your donated amount upto $1000 by each donor. Please consider donating on 16th March to avail this opportunity and help us more. All donations received in March and additional grant by Globalgiving for all donations on 16th March will provide for this training and coaching helping us prepare our children for special Olympics. We are sure of your generous considerations for helping us on this occasion as always so far. Thanks again, with regards, BK Dr.B.K.Sharma
The New Borewell in Snehalaya was drilled in Snehalaya in Nov.2010 with support of fund raising on Global Giving. The borewell is 410 feet deep and is fulfilling the ever growing needs there.
With ongoing facilities in Snehalaya, WE ARE PRESENTLY ADDING A SCHOOL TO OUR "SNEHALAYA COMPLEX". Now we have a permanent place on GlobalGiving for contributions by tax payers in USA with tax benefits through http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/snehalaya-meaning-the-home-with-love-in-hindi/
We request your support again this Christmas for the New Year to assist us complete the school project as well to get solar power for the needs of Snehalaya, as hardly any electricity is available there. The School is – not only for "Snehalaya- the Home with Love" -- but with a capacity for 500 , the school will also be for children from the surrounding villages. The emphasis will be on girls (who will become self-reliant and confident!) IN DECEMBER, YOUR DONATION IS AUTOMATICALLY DOUBLED!
We request you to donate as much you can and at the earliest for the opportunity to double the donations received in Dec. as pledged by Trustees and The Reed Foundation.
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