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SEATTLE, WA, January 11, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sukarya announced today that they have graduated from the GlobalGiving Accelerator program, gaining entry into the GlobalGiving marketplace and becoming a recognized partner of GlobalGiving. As part of the Accelerator, Sukarya successfully raised $11,150 from 82 unique individual donors to support their project, "Educating 240 Children in 6 Slums in Delhi."
"We're thrilled to have Sukarya as part of our community. Sukarya has met our rigorous vetting standards for trust and community support, and we're committed to providing tools, training, and support as they learn, grow and become more effective," said Mari Kuraishi, President and Co-Founder of GlobalGiving. "GlobalGiving donors value the opportunity to support nonprofits like Sukarya, knowing that they'll get regular updates about how their donations are put to work."
"Education on wheels [EOW] is a uniquely designed program which prepares slum children for formal education by taking the school to them. EOW is a well equipped bus with computers, TV and other essential education related materials. The idea is to motivate slum kids & their parents by providing good facilities (AC Bus, Good teachers), innovative curriculum to bring kids up to 3rd grade school level in one year. Preparing them for 3rd grade examination & enroll them into local 4th grade school," said Meera Satpathy, the founder and chairperson of Sukarya. "Visit our project, 'Educating 240 Children in 6 Slums in Delhi' to learn how even $25 can make a difference: http://goto.gg/25747. We're $93,850 away from our overall goal of $105,000."
The mission of Sukarya is to focus on ensuring equitable access to quality health services for all including the poorest sections of the society, especially women, adolescents and children. The vision of Sukarya is health for all. "Better Health, Better Society"; a society in which citizens enjoy holistic health and their well-being. Healthy and successful citizens contribute actively to overall growth of their family, community and the society. The founder and chairperson of Sukarya, Meera Satpathy was nominated for and invited by the United State of Women Summit, convened by the White house, held in June last year. It was a huge recognition for Sukarya for its good work in the area of key gender equality issues focused on economic empowerment, health and wellness, educational opportunity, leadership, and civic investment. Sukarya also started its global operation by establishing Sukarya USA, its office in Seattle, around the same time last year.
GlobalGiving is the first and largest global crowdfunding community that connects nonprofits, donors, and companies in nearly every country around the world. GlobalGiving makes it possible for local organizations to access the funding, tools, training, and support they need to become more effective and make the world a better place. Any registered nonprofit is welcome to apply for the GlobalGiving Accelerator Program: GlobalGiving.org/join
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