Thank you for visiting my fundraising page for our Sahaya Walks event.
As founder and CEO of Sahaya International, I can assure you that your support will make a huge difference in our programs in India. We are currently helping 22 HIV-infected children with access to life-saving HIV medications, proper nutrition and health care, clothing and education. It is sombering to think that without us, most of these children would not have been alive anymore.
However, HIV has now become a treatable disease! Good HIV drugs have been discovered in recent years. And thanks to our efforts of the previous years, we have been able to start many children on these drugs.
Know this: we have not lost any child because of HIV/AIDS for more than 5 years now. The oldest one is now even in college. This is something to celebrate, and deserves our continued fundraising efforts.
In addition to the 22 HIV-infected children, we are also helping many uninfected orphans, who lost their parents because of HIV/AIDS and are struggling. For more information, please visit www.sahayawalks.org and www.sahaya.org.
Remember that as Sahaya is totally volunteer-based, 100% of the proceeds of this event will go to India to help these kids. No money will stick to our fingers, I can guarantee you!
- $10 provides one month of life-saving HIV medications to an HIV-infected child
- $30 provides one month of food, clothing and education to a needy orphan
- $100 covers one year of school expenses, including uniform, for a needy child
- $360 provides one year of food, clothing and tuition expenses
Can you help these children? In addition to donating directly to my fundraising page, there are other ways in which you can help. Raising Funds is Easy as 1-2-3
1). Register Today!
Go to http://www.firstgiving.com/sahayainternational/sahayawalks and click "JOIN NOW" to start the registration process.
2). Create a fundraising page: Create and personalize the text and the photo on your Online Fundraising Page to spread the word.
(Optional): create or join a team, and invite others to join you.
Even if you don't register, you can still create a fundraising page. Click "JOIN NOW" and then select "Registered offline"
Send: Email a link to your page to all of your friends, family, colleagues - anyone who will help you reach your goal.
3). Come walk with us on Sunday October 9
Even if you are not able to participate, you can donate to my fundraising page or that of any other participant.
Donating through this website is simple, fast and totally secure. It is also the most efficient way to support my fundraising efforts.
Many thanks for your support -- and don't forget to forward this to anyone who you think might want to donate too!
Warm regards & love,
Koen Van Rompay