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Pratham Boston Chapter Annonces Annual Fundraising Gala

Press Release
09/17/2015

PRATHAM USA’S BOSTON CHAPTER ANNOUNCES ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA

The Boston Chapter of Pratham USA, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of education for underprivileged children in India, is hosting its annual Gala on Sept 25, 2015 at the prestigious Taj Hotel. This year also marks Pratham’s 20th year anniversary. The funds raised will support the organization’s mission of “every child in school and learning well.” As the largest educational movement in India, Pratham inspires people around the world to stand up for children's right to education.

The Boston board is pleased to announce that one of India’s leading industrialists and philanthropists, Mr. Ajay Piramal, head of the Piramal Group, will be the keynote speaker as part of the evening’s festivities. Also, joining this evening would be Ms. Nina Davuluri, Miss America 2014, as the event’s emcee. The co-chairs for this premier fundraising event are Ms. Pratima Abichandani and Mr. Fahim Siddiqui.

Following a cocktail hour and dinner, the evening will feature entertainment by Ms. Vasuda Sharma, a Berklee School of Music alumni and of the famed band Aasma.

Sponsors of this year’s event include Tricore Solutions, Intralinks, Novartis, Nomura and Asian Art Gallery. To learn more about Pratham USA and its Boston chapter, please visit www.prathamusa.org.

 About Pratham

Founded in 1995 to ensure that every child is in school and learning well, Pratham is now one of the largest non-governmental organizations in India's education sector. We use low-cost, scalable methods and work in partnership with government and community stakeholders to deliver quality education to underprivileged children in communities across India. In 2013-14, Pratham reached nearly 5 million children, adolescents and young adults through a range of programs in 20 of the 29 Indian states.

Pratham USA, a 501c3 nonprofit organization with a four-star rating (the highest possible) from Charity Navigator, accepts tax deductible contributions from US donors to improve the quality of education in India. For more information, visit prathamusa.org.

Press Contacts:

Anjua Butala
Communications Manager
Pratham
abutala@pratham.org

 

 



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