With the funds raised from this campaign, Kunal and Akash, grassroots leaders from Light Up (EMF) intend to support the lives of 375 women on GB Road, New Delhi. Mentioned below is the breakdown of how the raised funds will be utilised.
*Note 1: 5% of the raised funds will be utilised for additional costs such as taxes and CA fees.
This fundraiser is our method of providing this marginalised section with a sense of hope in these trying times and dignifying sex work like it rightfully deserves to be.
We urge you to exercise your privilege and give what you can – and if you are unable to give right now, sharing would be extremely helpful!
About the Organisers
Kunal and Akash are two young boys from GB Road, New Delhi who have been working tirelessly since April 2020 towards relief work for the sex worker community on GB Road. They are affiliated with Light Up (Emotions Matter Foundation) which has been training them as grassroots leaders in problem-solving, negotiation, resilience communication, and decision-making skills, etc. to put to use on ground and help uplift the sex worker community. Light Up (EMF) is a New Delhi-based non-profit organization, founded in 2017 that has been working with children from child care institutions, urban slums, and the sex worker community through promotive and preventive work in social-emotional learning.
Their work has also been covered by the media-