Girls under 11 need winter woollies
Focus: Education , Girl Child
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Every winter pack will gift health and comfort to a school girl!
This fundraiser has been extended until the end of the month!
The funds raised will cover the expense of 70 small size and 61 medium size winter gift packs!
Most of these under-11 girls come from poor families where even investing in a cardigan or sweater for their child is considered a luxury - let alone a hat, gloves and socks. In the cold, our bodies lose heat from any part that is left uncovered. Exposing the extremities - head, hands and feet - to harsh temperatures can lead to colds, chilblains and frost bite. Besides, the discomfort of being cold in class distracts children from their lessons.THE PLAN
Each winter gift pack consists of a pair of gloves, socks and a woollen hat. The small sizes for 635 girls cost ₹180 per pack and the medium size packs for 235 girls are ₹205 each. Once the Fundraiser is completed and the order is confirmed, Donatekart will deliver the items to Pardada Pardadi within a week - just in time for them to distribute them at the schools' Christmas celebrations on December 25th.
Thanks to your contribution, the fundraiser raised ₹25,412. The funds raised were used to buy woollen caps, socks, and gloves for most of the under-11 girls at Pardada Pardadi's kindergarten and two primary schools.
During harsh winter months, these girls often fall sick which affects their education. For their parents, winter clothes are a luxury they can't afford.
The woollies delivered to them will help keep the girls warm and healthy during winters.