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White elephant sale

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[…]

Grade 3-4 class fundraiser

We are honoured that the kids in a grade 3-4 split class in Calgary, AB are raising awareness of our school and fundraising to help us get to opening day in July. It’s inspiring to see such compassion and a desire to help in these bright little stars. Please check out their campaign on INDIEGOGO.

Kids helping kids

The Easter Charity Auction was a big success. We announced a few weeks ago that a portrait of the elephant lady was going on auction in support of us at Helping Hands.  We just found out that an incredible amount of € 520 was raised! With much thanks to the children at the Little Rascals Kindergarten, Read more about Kids helping kids[…]

Easter charity auction

We are honoured at Helping Hands to be chosen as the recipients of the proceeds from a rather large piece of art from an online charity auction. Thanks to Ketterer Kunst and children at the kindergarten “Die kleinen Strolche“ (The Little Rascals) in Grünwald near Munich, Germany, a life-size portrait of Lady Mangala, the painting elephant, will be offered Read more about Easter charity auction[…]

Yagna – Save the Date

We’re delighted to announce that we are inaugurating our school on March 8, 2014 at 11 am India Standard time. Yogrishi Visvhketu will preside over the yagna (fire puja) – a special ceremony performed with the aim to bring prosperity, health and happiness to the school and it’s people. Following the ceremony we will proceed with Read more about Yagna – Save the Date[…]

2014 Fundraising Goal

We have big plans to finish the school in the next few months which includes lots of cleaning, painting, planting trees and preparing the gardens. We’re also working on a plan to stock the school with furniture, books and much needed school supplies for the kids. With the amazing support from around the world, together we Read more about 2014 Fundraising Goal[…]

Tax receipts now available for US donations

We are excited to announce that we have formed a partnership with The Village Cooperative!  The Village Cooperative is a charitable organization dedicated to the creation and support of income-generating projects in the developing world. Their vision is to empower villages around the world to become self-sustaining through the implementation of handicraft projects, micro-financing enterprises, small Read more about Tax receipts now available for US donations[…]

2013 Fundraising Goal Reached

We are overflowing with gratitude and are sending out a big heart-felt thank you to everyone who has helped us to reach our fundraising goal in 2013. We’ve had a busy and amazing year. We are putting the finishing touches on the inside of the school so it will look bright and beautiful for the Read more about 2013 Fundraising Goal Reached[…]