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Here's your chance to make $50,000 difference

The day Kanchan, 7, was born, her father passed away. Several months later her mother went abroad for a job and never returned. Kanchan grew up with her grandmother, 70, and uncle, a retired health worker. Needless to say, life has been very difficult for the family. But when it came to educating Kanchan, they turned to a local community school – Jyotidaya. Jyotidaya provides free education to Kanchan and 40 other children. In addition, about 300 children who would not have access to quality education currently benefit school’s services.

Sarvodaya USA is competing to win $50,000 to construct school building for Jyotidaya.

So here's how this works. Three organizations that attract most unique donors using online tools for non-profit causes will be awarded $50,000. That's the "America's Giving Challenge."

With your support, we can help Sarvodaya USA win the challenge and $50,000 and build a school in Nepal.

Inspired by the Sarvodaya Movement and Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne, the school will be built using local resources such as adobe and bamboo. The community members will contribute labor through shramadana.

The donation is managed by Facebook and Network for Good. Your donation is tax deductible.

TALK ABOUT IT: Ask your friends and family to donate. It’s just $10. Then, ask them to ask their friends and families. Remember, the more people that contribute, the better our chances of winning.

TALK ABOUT IT SOME MORE: Join the cause. You can join our our facebook page. http://apps.facebook.com/causes/368553/2556265?m=cc366e79

WRITE ABOUT IT: Write about it on your websites and blogs.

YouTube:
Jyotidaya School Students Give back to the Community:

Jyotidaya: Making of Dreams
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGSvrTnCKeI&feature=channel



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