Gala Night to Raise Funds for Mumbai-Based Literacy Program

September 27, 2002

Source: India Abroad

On September 27, 2002 India Abroad reported that "Mumbai-based literacy movement Pratham, a non-governmental organization, took a step towards its stated goal of 'Every child in India, in school and learning well', by raising over $25,000 at a Gala Night organized by its New York-New Jersey-Connecticut volunteers. Pratham ambassador and Bollywood [Bombay's Hollywood] legend Waheeda Rehman was chief guest at the September 2 event at Liberty House, Jersey City."

See also: Hinduism, Schools