Why am I fundraising?
Hi there! I'm Satya and I'm turning the big 2-5 on 1st November. I've thankfully had more than my fair share of awesome in the last few decades on this planet - by travelling to 18 countries, working at jobs I love and being able to chase my dreams. [This is not a brag fest...read on]
Millions of other girls are not as fortunate as me or my little 4 year old niece. They don't get to enjoy being a safe child climbing trees and exploring the world or an empowered woman who can achieve and do whatever she wants! Instead they are "sold" for as little as a few thousand dollars to be domestic slaves or prostitutes in extremely grim circumstances. It breaks my heart everytime I think about it, so I want to take one small step towards fixing that. This year, I won't be throwing a party for my birthday. Instead, I want to invite you to make a small donation towards Maiti Nepal. I am hoping to raise US $2500 towards stopping sexual trafficking instead.
Maiti Nepal rescues, rehabilitates and prevents human trafficking between India and Nepal. A big percentage of prostitutes in India's brothels come from Nepal - and Maiti Nepal works to stop that. They are one of the largest organizations working to stop trafficking in India and Nepal - and they are very credible too.
You can find out more about them here: http://www.maitinepal.org/
What do I plan to do with the funds?
I will be donating it towards Maiti Nepal. I will upload the receipt once I have made the donation.
Got questions? email me at email@example.com.