Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Nyanya Project

Hi everyone!

I am a member of  Mom Bloggers for Social Good  and  Our second action campaign is launching today! This time we're raising awareness for our partner, Nyanya Project, a North Carolina non-profit organization that educates preschool children in Kibera, one of the largest slums in east Africa, and will be opening up a new preschool in the Rwandan countryside.

In order to continuing educating the youngest children, the Nyanya Project has set a goal to raise $20,000 by Mother's Day 2012. That is a mere $20 from 1000 people.

Please help spread awareness about their cause by tweeting:

Help the Nyanya Project educate preschool children in Kenya and Rwanda. Any little bit helps! http://bit.ly/xEmKk0 #socialgoodmoms

Learn more about the Nyanya Project at www.nyanyaproject.org and visit their ChipIn page at http://nyanyaproject.chipin.com/nyanya-project Mom Bloggers for Social Good

Another way to support The Nyanya Project is to become a Friend of Nyanya. The annual membership fee is $200, and is tax deductible. Make checks payable to The Nyanya Project, with “Friend of Nyanya” in the memo section. Mail checks to:

The Nyanya Project
310 W. 4th St. Apt. 1304
Winston-Salem, N.C. 27101
Tel: 336-306-9983

The Nyanya Project organizes grandmothers into cooperatives that ensure their long-term economic sustainability by:

generating, managing and reinvesting income
distributing funds for the women’s immediate needs
setting an example of leadership for younger women in their villages and neighborhoods
 Please tell everyone that you know to go and see if they can help out in some way send in a donation of anything that you can afford to send in every little bit helps when we all do our part to help

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