Finding joy in service

I’m passionate about using education to change the world. You have probably heard of the proverb “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.” In 2009 in India, when I offered to write a brochure for Vishva for...

2017 fundraising goal

Thank you to everyone who has supported us over the years. We are still going strong! We're excited to be expanding this year building two new classrooms, so we can support children up to 8th class. Our fundraising goal for 2017 is $36,000 CAD.     The...

Sponsorship made easy

Did you know that it costs approximately $100 CAD (5,000 Rupees) to send a child to school for one year? It's so easy to set up a recurring donation online via CanadaHelps if you wish to spread out the costs monthly. "I have been involved in the Helping Hands for...

Our story about caring

We are so proud to present a project that has been a few years in the making! Please watch our story about the development of our school and the importance of it to the community. Many thanks to the friends and family of Helping Hands who have made this possible. We...

2015 fundraising update

We've come a long way since we began in 2011 building the school which now provides free eduction to over 300 children!  Now that the kids are in school we need support to help keep it running and our dream is to build a new classroom next year so we can keep the kids...

2015 fundraising goal

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...

2014 fundraising goal

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...