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JOIN SRISHTI's MODERN DAY DANDI MARCH TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Our Story

When we were kids we were convinced that we had the power to change the world
We were going to be astronauts, finding new planets..
We were going to be doctors, saving lives..
We were going to be superheroes protecting the realm from evil….
 
Somewhere along the way, we grew up and convinced ourselves that these dreams were just dreams
We settled for what was 'realistic' and 'sensible', 
Traded hope for spreadsheets. 
We decided that CHANGEMAKERS are people other than us. People who are better qualified, people who've dedicated their entire life to a cause. But the truth is quite simple - 
 
EACH ONE OF US DOES HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE. 
 
We are tired of hearing that India is NOT a country for Women
….tired of just waiting for someone else to change the status quo…
 
Paraphrasing Mahatma Gandhi here - 
 ‘BE THE CHANGE YOU WANT TO SEE IN THE WORLD’. 
This is a shout out to you, our fellow countrymen and changemakers across the world.

Our Goal

This September, Srishti Bakshi, our Lead Arrow, on her Modern Day Dandi March, will be walking 3800 km (2300 miles) from Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu (South India) to Srinagar, Kashmir (North India). On this through hike, we hope to collect a total of ONE BILLION STEPS, a sum of daily step contributions by each one of you towards making India a safer country for women.  
 

How will we achieve our Goal?

We know that each one of you strives to give your time and hard earned money to fight for causes you believe in. It’s hard! 
 
What if we told you that your daily steps, clocked into our App will unlock funds by Corporate/Foundation/Philanthropic DONORS to benefit Non-Profits who are working on-ground protecting women and girl-child rights in our country. CrossBow , a mobile app , where you will clock in your daily steps is a mass outreach and engagement platform tailored for cause-driven campaigns. 

As the Empower Women Champion for Change 2017, we will be on the road for 260 days, walking from one city to the other. During this walk  our team of Arrows will be - 
  1. Conducting Workshops on  financial and digital literacy to empower women 
  2. Build an extensive volunteer network of changemakers on-ground who will continue the mission
  3. Document stories through shooting a documentary feature film.
 

What do we need from you?

They say it takes a village to make a achieve a task well! We need the changemaker from every corner of the world to succeed here!
 
Please CONTRIBUTE FUNDS, as much as you comfortably can, to help us organise our 260 day MODERN DAY DANDI MARCH. 
 
We need a sum total of INR 1 Crore/USD 150,000 to organize this grand march successfully.  
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Share our story on your social feeds.  We will need each one of you to discuss what we are setting out to do. We need you to sign up. Show us your faith and join our hands. By adopting this digital movement, people across the world will be propelled to kickstart change. 
 
At Arrow by Crossbow, we believe that each one of us is a CHANGEMAKER.

What will you get?

Apart from a billion blessings, please find below (see under updates) the exciting give aways that we have planned to share with you.

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7th June 2018
Dear Friends,

On 30th April in Srinagar, Srishti Bakshi and Team CrossBow Miles walked their final joyous steps in the 3800 km journey across India towards the safety and empowerment of women. A journey that began 8 months ago, traversed 12 states and directly touched the lives of over 85,000 people.

Thank you for the support and encouragement that saw us through every step of the way! And this journey, it has only just really started!

We have so much to do now - 110 workshops worth of data to collate and analyse, 123k people on social media to build networks with, and 108 million steps on the CrossBow Miles app to convert into the next big disruption in crowd funding.

We have succeeded in what we set out to do because of your affection and blessings, and we would love for you to join us as we cross over from one chapter in the CrossBow Miles journey to the next.

Regards,
Srishti 
Dear Friends,

On 30th April in Srinagar, Srishti Bakshi and Team CrossBow Miles walked their final joyous steps in the 3800 km journey across India towards the safety and empowerment of women. A journey that began 8 months ago, traversed 12 states and directly touched the lives of over 85,000 people.

Thank you for the support and encouragement that saw us through every step of the way! And this journey, it has only just really started!

We have so much to do now - 110 workshops worth of data to collate and analyse, 123k people on social media to build networks with, and 108 million steps on the CrossBow Miles app to convert into the next big disruption in crowd funding.

We have succeeded in what we set out to do because of your affection and blessings, and we would love for you to join us as we cross over from one chapter in the CrossBow Miles journey to the next.

Regards,
Srishti 
19th March 2018
CrossBow Miles is now on the last leg of its 3800 km on-foot journey from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, after crossing the 3000 km mark. Srishti Bakshi is now marching upwards and onwards through Haryana, Punjab and finally onto J&K.


This came on the back of an action-packed stay in Delhi. Team CrossBow Miles met the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind who reiterated his support to the campaign, with valuable suggestions on growing and motivating the volunteer network.


The movement also got tremendous international recognition. Srishti got the highest accolade from the British Commonwealth, receiving the Commonwealth Points of Light award for India from the British High Commissioner, Sir Dominic Asquith, on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.


CrossBow Miles used the time in Delhi to impart what it had learnt through practical experience and observations of the problems faced by women in India and possible solutions.

We participated in the Gender Equality Summit by the United National Global Compact Network India, an ITC knowledge roundtable with noted lawyers and women leaders,  #SHEROESHours, a multi-city event to #PressforProgress on the occasion of International Women's Day and many more thought-provoking workshops and interactions.  

The standout events in Delhi where the heart and the mood of the city were so visible were the Public Wall Painting at Sarojini Nagar market where over 300 people painted messages of gender equality and the Public Night Walk where over 15,000 people rallied together to reclaim the night as a safe space for women and children.




With both public events, the atmosphere was distinctly electric with the energy and determination to bring about change in society and make it safer and better for women.  

Please do join in this movement. Every step you take goes towards building a safer and better India for women and girls and brighter future for all.
CrossBow Miles is now on the last leg of its 3800 km on-foot journey from Kanyakumari to Kashmir, after crossing the 3000 km mark. Srishti Bakshi is now marching upwards and onwards through Haryana, Punjab and finally onto J&K.


This came on the back of an action-packed stay in Delhi. Team CrossBow Miles met the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind who reiterated his support to the campaign, with valuable suggestions on growing and motivating the volunteer network.


The movement also got tremendous international recognition. Srishti got the highest accolade from the British Commonwealth, receiving the Commonwealth Points of Light award for India from the British High Commissioner, Sir Dominic Asquith, on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.


CrossBow Miles used the time in Delhi to impart what it had learnt through practical experience and observations of the problems faced by women in India and possible solutions.

We participated in the Gender Equality Summit by the United National Global Compact Network India, an ITC knowledge roundtable with noted lawyers and women leaders,  #SHEROESHours, a multi-city event to #PressforProgress on the occasion of International Women's Day and many more thought-provoking workshops and interactions.  

The standout events in Delhi where the heart and the mood of the city were so visible were the Public Wall Painting at Sarojini Nagar market where over 300 people painted messages of gender equality and the Public Night Walk where over 15,000 people rallied together to reclaim the night as a safe space for women and children.




With both public events, the atmosphere was distinctly electric with the energy and determination to bring about change in society and make it safer and better for women.  

Please do join in this movement. Every step you take goes towards building a safer and better India for women and girls and brighter future for all.
18th December 2017
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for supporting CrossBow Miles' journey of a #billionstepsforWOMEN.

You'll be pleased to know that we've withdrawn a small part of your generous contribution towards funding operational costs of the walk (support staff, vehicles, hotels etc). The funds are also being used for the backend logistics of on-boarding more causes onto the CrossBow Miles app. The CrossBow Miles app is what will help us make this a digital world movement and it has already seen an overwhelming response. People from all over the world are picking a preferred cause and walking every day. We hope you have been doing that too. If you haven't yet, please do download the app - goo.gl/RmHmYr and walk for a cause.

Once again, our heartfelt thanks and a billion blessings to you for supporting this movement.
- Team CrossBow Miles
Dear Supporters,

Thank you for supporting CrossBow Miles' journey of a #billionstepsforWOMEN.

You'll be pleased to know that we've withdrawn a small part of your generous contribution towards funding operational costs of the walk (support staff, vehicles, hotels etc). The funds are also being used for the backend logistics of on-boarding more causes onto the CrossBow Miles app. The CrossBow Miles app is what will help us make this a digital world movement and it has already seen an overwhelming response. People from all over the world are picking a preferred cause and walking every day. We hope you have been doing that too. If you haven't yet, please do download the app - goo.gl/RmHmYr and walk for a cause.

Once again, our heartfelt thanks and a billion blessings to you for supporting this movement.
- Team CrossBow Miles

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MI
Milaap Impact Partner donated US $330
11 months ago

Matching payment towards Anjali’s contribution

AD
Anjali donated US $1,000
11 months ago

Good luck Srishti

MI
Milaap Impact Partner donated US $15.71
12 months ago

Matching payment towards Saumya’s contribution

SA
Saumya donated Rs.3,000
12 months ago

This is a cause close to me heart. All the best to Srishti!

MI
Milaap Impact Partner donated US $26.19
12 months ago

Matching payment towards Nisha’s contribution

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Nisha donated Rs.5,000
12 months ago