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Educate and Feed Untouchable India

$4,708 of $8,000 goal

Raised by 32 people in 8 months
Dalit, is a term for a group of people traditionally regarded as Untouchable in the Indian caste system. It means "oppressed" in Sanskrit and "broken/scattered" in Hindi and has become a political term embraced by the many members of Untouchable castes across India to signify their pride and defiance in the face of the Caste system.

My friend and former professor Ashok Malhotra Phd, who is originally from India created a foundation that fights the injustice of the antiquated caste system of India. Ashok and his wife Linda have done amazing things for more than 1700 of these youths. They built 7 rural schools and fund their teachers, admin and school lunches via donations.  They are now celebrating their first students to go through their schools and go on to get Doctorate level degrees In medicine, engineering and other areas.  

Their marketing is done in house and needs a facelift. Dr Malhotra has asked me to help. Here is a note from Dr Malhotra.

" Hi Sean
Nice talking to you today! We need your talent to advertise the Ninash Foundation's work toward educating the female and minority children of India with a special case of Sakuba who is handicapped from birth.

Thanks again for your help!

Ashok"

I am raising money to help go to India and photograph the children formerly known as "untouchables"  at the Ninash.org schools in an effort to help make their marketing for donations more powerful and effective.

Check out www.ninash.org 
Check out www.seanfboggs.com

I will be traveling this December 2018 into early 2019 and visiting the 7 schools that serve nearly 1700 disadvantaged and hopeful young Indians who dream of a better life. My job is to make photographs that will create a  significantly more effective website for Ninash.org.

Donating here will help these 1700 girls and minority children gain attention and future funding with the addition of significantly more effective marketing for Ninash and the underpriveleged children that it represents.

We will use the funds for me and one assistant to pay for:
-airfare
-travel
-lodging
-food
-equipment rental
-all productions costs

Your donations are highly appreciated by me and more importantly the young students served by Ninash who dream of a better life. They will always feel the gratitude in their hearts of your financial help. Your donation brings them a little closer to that dream of being a part of a decent humanity.

TAX DEDUCTION

Donations can be made directly to Ninash.org if you want a tax deduction.  Just hit the donate button and make sure and send a separate email to Ninash.org stating that the donation is for Sean's photo program.
Ninashfoundation@yahoo.com




Also: If you have similar projects, I am always open to helping people in need with my humble skills. Lemme know    :  )
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Hey All
We're mostly funded and the project is a go . We're about $2000 from break even on it. Kick it on down if you're into it and thanks. I still have prints available for larger donations of the Wild horses and Bison images
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The Patriot newspaper in Delhi India mentioned us in their story about crowd funding related to India projects. Here is the link from Sashikala in Delhi. : )

Hi Sean,

Thanks for sharing all the answers that you did.

Here's the story link
http://thepatriot.in/2018/08/30/when-crowds-care/

Best,
Sashikala
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Hey all, Great news.
We've had some giant donations. A recent donation puts us at very nearly completely funded. We have enough funds to smash this project and are super fired up to get it done. We still need a little money to cover travel visas and two round trips to NYC to meet up with the Ninash crew before we head to India from there. So, kick it on down if you can and Thanks so much to everyone for sharing this and donating to this. You guys are awesome!! TY. Sean

Also, I will be hunting for a web developer to help rework their website with the new photography on our return, so if you are an artist or know one who wants to kick in the kharma. Let me know and TY. : ) Sean
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Hey
We are 50% funded after 3 more donations this week. You guys are awesome. Please share this to your FB page and make a donation if you can. Also, I'm looking for another corporate sponsor. ring me here to discuss if you or your company is interested, Also there are Wild Horse prints going out, so if you need some beautiful art, lemme know. Thanks. Much Love Sean
a sample of the wild horses for print
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