Posted on April 25, 2021
For my 31st Birthday on April 29th, I am attempting to raise another $6500 to pay for the remainder of the bills for 22 children in Entebbe, Uganda to go to school. These are the 22 children of the 16 women who are creative business women at Prakasa Co.
We have raised and sent $6889 for COVID support and school. We need to raise another $6500, for a grand total of $13,390. Every $1 helps! Thank you so much for your support!
Posted on February 1, 2021
*Updated: raised $6,889.63
On February 1st, $4500 was sent to Entebbe, Uganda to support 22 children to go back to school. These fees included their uniforms, books and one meal a day. School in Entebbe costs $500 cad per year. Instead of fully paying for 9 children to go to school, we partially paid for 22 children and asked the school for flexibility and time to fundraise the remaining $6500 cad.
Posted on April 21 2020:
*Updated: raised $4246.67*
At Prakasa, we know if we can take this experience of COVID 19 and start to shift our global perspective, we truly can live as one! We have set up a fund for the women of Uganda and will be supplying them with food and their HIV / AIDS medicine bi-weekly, for 8 weeks. The cost of this is $375 every 2 weeks.
My 30th birthday is April 29, and there is nothing more I would wish for then for everyone to think about donating $5, $10, $20 to our fund! Anyone who may have bought me a coffee, a cute shirt or a sushi dinner- please think about feeding these women and keeping their families safe!
I don't believe this is a charity and I do fully still stand by our motto of HAND UP, NOT HAND OUT. By providing these women and their children with food and medicine, we allow them to continue their daily fight and continue their future career dreams!
$27 provides 64 people with food and medicine for 1 day
$188 provides 64 people with food and medicine for 1 week
$375 provides 64 people with food and medicine for 2 weeks
Posted March 1, 2020:
*Updated: raised $500*
For 2020 we have 2 main goals for Prakasa Co. First, is to keep the women employed by building the scrunchie business and eventually adding other products to their line. Second, is to get all of their 19 children's school expenses paid for the year. Often it is a choice between paying for school or paying for their families' food. If you were in that situation, which would you choose?
An entire year of education for one child costs $500 and includes tuition, exam fees, breakfast, lunch and their supplies. We all know that education is the only way out of poverty and that is my goal: to stop the cycle NOW
When you DONATE you are helping Prakasa register as a non-profit, assisting 19 children to go to school, micro-loans for women and funding more vocational skills training programs