Ravishankar Nilakantan

About me

Hello Friends,

This is my sixth year participating in sevathon/yogathon/marathon and I am extremely excited.

Why I am Participating:

I am participating this year to raise funds to sponsor the education of 35 children (35 x 240$ = 8400$) in rural India through a non-profit educational initiative called Isha Vidhya. For the past 5 years, I have had the privilege of raising funds to sponsor the education of 10-30 kids and the opportunity to sponsor the education of 4 kids myself through this initiative. I have been really impressed as I got to be continuously involved and see the child's progress throughout the year. I got periodic updates about the progress of the children including their mark sheets. It made me see the impact Isha Vidhya was having on the lives of these children. Getting to see how a small amount of money for us could make a big difference in the lives of these children has motivated me to take this up.

I hope you can join me in my campaign and help to support the cause in whichever way possible however small or big your contribution may be. Every penny counts.

Thank you for your time and support.

Ravi

About Isha Vidhya:

Isha Vidhya is a non-profit education initiative committed to providing high-quality education to underprivileged children in rural India. They currently run 9 schools and the schools presently cater to more than 7158 students from nearby villages, with 61% of students on free education through donations from their scholarship program. This has had a tremendous impact on the villages in the surrounding locality. It has created the possibility for rural children to pursue higher education or find gainful employment and thus build a strong foundation for the future of these children and alleviate themselves out of poverty. You can find more information about Isha Vidhya at http://www.ishavidhya.org/

 

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90,5%

Fund raised :

$7604

Target :

8400
Fund raising for this cause is over

Activity

Non-Profit membership

  • Sevathon-2012

    Sevathon-2012

    Race hosted by ICC
  • Isha Vidhya

    Isha Vidhya

    Isha Vidhya, an Isha Education Initiative, is committed to raise the level of education and literacy in rural India and help disadvantaged children realize their full potential.
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