Prayaas – Charity day at IRC
Prayaas is a non-profit start-up initiated by a group of Indian expats in Hong Kong.
On the 2nd of October, Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, Prayaas organised its first public fundraising event. Despite the rain Gods not showing too much mercy, the day saw plenty of participation in both outdoor and indoor activities. Cricket was certainly the highlight of the day, but the event really had something for everyone.
When I was not behind my lens, I picked up some gorgeous earrings by Shikha Lamba(Forgive me, I’m only a woman!), savoured some delicious bakes by Japneet/Party Mate, and even won the most beautiful prizes in a round of Bingo. Beautiful especially coz these were handmade at one of the centers that Prayaas supports.
The fact that we were all there for a good cause, brought a lot of meaning to my day. I think I smiled a lot more, and saw quite a few faces with a similar joy writ on them.
To see more pictures from the day, visit the album on Facebook.
If you’d like to contribute, or want to know more about the group, visit www.ekPrayaas.net or drop an email to [email protected].
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