Child Right and You (CRY) works to support underprivileged children back in India in terms of their education, healthcare enabling them to fulfill their dreams. CRY organized a fundraising event in New Jersey which was also supported by Chairman and CEO of TV Asia Padma Shri HR Shah. The community also came in large number to support the event.
Malay Kumar, Project Partner, CRY shared that they have been working with a tribe which has been a forest dweller, living in the jungle. Kumar shared that initially they were used to run away seeing them and now after the collaboration of seven long years, the community has taken collective decision to send all the children to school, rule out child marriage, child labor and take good care of their children.
During the event, Indian outfits along with various other things were put for the exhibition. Paintings were put for auction and various activities for entertainment were also organized. Rupal Patil, Chair, CRY shared that it’s a great cause to make a difference in one’s own little way to make the lives of children better in India.
Ravi Bhalla, Mayor, Hoboken also graced the occasion and expressed his support for the cause. A fashion show was also organized during the event which truly depicted colors of India.
Source: TV Asia Bureau