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Mari Partyka's Fundraiser:

Dresses for the Women of Nepal

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Dasai Festival
October 07, 2016

With your generous donations, we were able to purchase fabric and sew dresses in time for the Dasain Festival. The Deshian Festival is very the  See more
Mari Partyka

THE STORY:

We have learned that the women we serve in Nepal are wearing threadbare dresses. Losing everything in the April 2015 earthquake, most women own only one or two dresses which they wear while tending to their families, community, and working in the garden.

Sabita, our local partner, sent the following message last week, ‘On April 13, there is a new year day that day should be a festival for our Mahila Women in Nepal. Is this possible for giving a gift of Kurta Suruwal, A dress they wear everyday?’

I’m reaching out to ask for an $18 donation, the cost of fabric and materials to make a Kurta Suruwalis. The women will make the dresses at the sewing cooperative.

Can you imagine the joy in telling Sabita that many people bought dresses for the women? You can donate more or less than $18 - my heart fills thinking about how many lives we are touching.

Nepal Village life:

• Post the 2015 earthquakes, there is a fuel shortage in Nepal. Markets often lack food and cloth, and it’s very hard for people to get to the market to buy or sell.

• 160 women in the two villages: Chamrangbesi and Panchkal

• Chamrangbesi is so remote that you need to walk four hours after reaching the end of the road.

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To This Fundraiser

$1,108

MONEY RAISED
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  • Mari Partyka

    $25

  • Peter Riola, Diana Whitecross

    $40

  • Angela Devlen

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Jill Gibson

     

  • Sue Goldberg

     

  • Martha Thomson

    $36

  • Rob and Sandy Partyka

    $25

  • Kerrie

    $25

  • Rachel and David Schwandt

    $50

  • Julie Morrill

    $100

  • Rachel McCormick

    $25

  • Angie Santiago

    $25

  • Jennifer Stewart

    $25

  • Mary Ann

    $50

  • Judy Cranshaw

    $100

  • Mari Partyka

    $50

  • Amelia Bartlett

    $18

  • Julie Finnigan

     

  • Holly Schlosser

    $18

  • Bruce Kato

    $50

  • Buffy Rojas Leach

    $50

  • Sari Grant

     

  • Kristi and Juliana Fox

    $90

  • Theresa

    $20

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38% Raised of $2,880 Goal

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The Team: $1,108 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Donor Comments

Theresa

Theresa

DONATION: $20

11 months ago

Kristi and Juliana Fox

Kristi and Juliana Fox

DONATION: $90

12 months ago

Sari Grant

Sari Grant

In honor of my friends birthdays: Teresa & Gina 1 year ago

Buffy Rojas Leach

Buffy Rojas Leach

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Bruce Kato

Bruce Kato

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Holly Schlosser

Holly Schlosser

DONATION: $18

1 year ago

Julie Finnigan

Julie Finnigan

1 year ago

Amelia Bartlett

Amelia Bartlett

DONATION: $18

1 year ago

Mari Partyka

Mari Partyka

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Judy Cranshaw

Judy Cranshaw

DONATION: $100

Thank you, Mahila for the work you do on behalf of women everywhere. 1 year ago