We’re celebrating as July 1, 2015 marks one year since we opened the school providing free education to over 250 children! We couldn’t have done this without the support of our friends and family of Helping Hands. Thank YOU.
Our fundraising goal for 2015 is $46,500 CAD*. Now that the school is up and running we need your help to keep it going. The budget consists of 69% ($32,085) operating expenses to cover items such as teacher and staff salaries, building maintenance, uniforms and books. You can help us by making a donation to Read more about 2015 fundraising goal[…]
The kids are starting a new term and are eager to get back to school after finishing up last term’s exams and enjoying a short break. We’re growing! We are also preparing to accept the next round of junior kindergarten students and are requesting your help to provide education for all of the children at our Read more about Send a child to school[…]
We are so pleased to announce that we have reached our 2014 fundraising goal of $30,000. Last year we finished the construction of the main building, hired teachers and a principal, stocked the school with furniture and books and provided free uniforms to all the children, all because of YOU – our Helping Hands family Read more about 2014 fundraising goal[…]
Due to a very generous donation we were able to purchase winter uniforms for the children. Many thanks from all of us and the children at Helping Hands. We can’t wait to see the kids wearing them…more photos to come.
The village of Pittamgarh has been buzzing this week with hundreds of kids excited to attend their new school. They arrived on foot, by bicycle, tractor and motorcycle. Many of them even turned up before opening day to see their classroom and meet the teachers. The excitement here is incredible!
We were honoured to hold our first annual fundraiser for Helping Hands & Caring Hearts at Rama Lotus in Ottawa. So many dear yoga family and friends came out to celebrate. It was a very fun and successful evening and you have helped us get that much closer to our fundraising goal this year. Thank Read more about Caring Hearts First Annual Fundraiser[…]
We are so excited to announce that we are ready to open our doors and welcome our students for the first day of school on July 1, 2014! The new principal has hired a team of seven qualified female teachers from the local and Haridwar area. The registration process, including the distribution of free books and uniforms, has been Read more about First day of school July 1, 2014[…]
There’s lots of excitement at the school as we are so close to opening day. This week the teachers are distributing books and school uniforms.
We have many little caring hearts to thank for their fundraising efforts. The grade 3-4 split class in Calgary, who started a fundraising campaign on Indiegogo a few months ago, have held a sale at their school which has helped them surpass their original fundraising goal. Initially they set out to raise $1000 by the Read more about White elephant sale[…]