Would You Help Renu Empower a Sewing Circle in Need? #GivingTuesday #ProjectWhyDelhi
Meet Renu, the Project WHY Sewing Teacher
Six years ago, when Renu Karotia joined the Project Why Sewing Circle, her husband had lost his job due to a work accident. Her family had lost their home and incurred huge debts.
After joining the Project WHY sewing class, she started taking small jobs at home. She then grew into the role of the sewing teacher and began taking pride in her students.
She is now paying back her debts and knows that she holds the key to her future. Her children study at the after-school support classes run by Project WHY.
PROJECT WHY ACTIVITIES
Project WHY is a flagship program of Sri Ram Goburdhun Charitable Trust, that provides educational support to underprivileged children. This after-school support program goes beyond academics, to include life skills and all-around development.
Project WHY also runs vocational skill programs for women from underprivileged homes. Every year this nonprofit reaches out to 1200 children and 160 women.
Since 2007, over a 1000 women have been trained at the Project WHY Sewing Circle.
WHAT IS NEEDED
Today Renu, the sewing teacher, is looking at developing the skills of her students through a six-month programme. This will enable them to find employment in the garment industry.
Today they are looking at honing their skills further and for this they need the following:
Interlocking machine 4400/-
Pico machine 5600/-
Ironing board 2000/-
Cutting table 4000/-
6-month salary for Renu 60,000/-
Total amount needed: 77,000/-
This would enable them to find employment in the garment industry where such skills are needed.
Renu is a woman who braved tough circumstances to not just earn a living, but also empower others to do the same. Support her journey through THIS FUNDRAISER.
WHY YOU SHOULD DONATE
Women are true agents of change and helping them find the means to earn a livelihood would go a long way in transforming the lives of their families. At Project WHY, Renu and her students not only practice sewing but also learn to read and write. When women are empowered, domestic violence drops, and the next generations finds access to better education.
Read the Project WHY story at www.projectwhy.org
If you’re donating from India, your donation is 50% tax deductible under section 80G, and the entire expense account would be put up on the Project Why website once the amount is raised.
Join the Project WHY family by supporting Renu, so she can help women like herself. No amount is too small, and every little bit would help make Renu’s dreams become a reality! Donate here:
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Do you think a society is served best by educating and empowering its women? Would you support Renu as she works to empower other women in need?