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Right to Play for New Delhi's Street and Working Children

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THE STORY:

BUTTERFLIES USA INC wrote -

With more than 10 million child workers, India has the highest number of laborers in the world under the age of 14, according to UNICEF estimates. Many of these children are made to work to feed themselves and their families, and on a daily basis face environmental and safety hazards, substance abuse, disease, plus a lack of access to shelter, health care, and education.​

Work has replaced play, with dire consequences for children's health and well-being. For it is play that provides children the best opportunities for social, moral and emotional development, and is essential to nurturing creativity.

This year's CrowdRise campaign supports Butterflies' Right to Play Programs. Contributions in any amount can make a real, tangible difference in the life of a Delhi street child.  Consider what your donation can provide:

$30 -- complete uniform and soccer ball for a street child

$45 -- field equipment for soccer matches

$50 -- uniforms and equipment for 2 referees

$60 -- field equipment for cricket

$75  -- uniforms and shoes for an 11-player cricket team

$150 -- uniforms and services of 2 referees for an entire sports season

$300 -- uniforms and cleats for the whole soccer team

$1000 -- playground and sports field rentals for 1 year

And for $1,200, you or your organization may sponsor an all-day sports tournament for 12 children’s teams.

Our aim is to raise $18,000, or $100 to help each Butterflies’ child make play an integral part of her childhood. Your contribution will advance Butterflies' goals to:

Reclaim Spaces, so that play areas are safe and accessible by youth of all classes, castes, gender and abilities;

Allocate Time, making sports an essential part of daily education, with properly maintained playgrounds, sufficient sports equipment, and qualified sports instructors; and 

Ensure Freedom, to give children the chance to choose play over work, by providing access to nutritious food, safe shelter, and educational opportunities, so that they can truly be children during their childhood years.


Please be as generous as you can, and know that every amount helps. 100% of your donation will go to the direct costs of Butterflies activities. So click on the DONATE button now, and THANK YOU.

$895

MONEY RAISED
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  • Kyra Buchko

    $100

  • Mara Gerardi

    $50

  • Samuel Gerardi

    $50

  • Bob G.

    $100

  • Green Family

     

  • Damon Daniels

    $25

  • Pam & Jim Del Vecchio

    $50

  • The Adams Family

    $250

  • Mia Johnson

    $25

  • Mary Kay Scott

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Laurie Brumberg

    $20

  • Anonymous

    $25

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The Team: $18,005 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

Fundraiser Title

BUTTERFLIES USA INC

Amount Raised

$12,490

 

69% Raised of $18,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Kristin McDonough

Amount Raised

$3,700

Fundraiser Title

Annie Marx

Amount Raised

$920

Fundraiser Title

Kyra Buchko

Amount Raised

$895

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Laurie Brumberg

Laurie Brumberg

DONATION: $20

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Mary Kay Scott

Mary Kay Scott

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Mia Johnson

Mia Johnson

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

The Adams Family

The Adams Family

DONATION: $250

In Memory of Kathleen Gerardi 2 years ago

Pam & Jim Del Vecchio

Pam & Jim Del Vecchio

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Damon Daniels

Damon Daniels

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Green Family

Green Family

2 years ago

Bob G.

Bob G.

DONATION: $100

Go team! 2 years ago