Sunday, September 21, 2008

Support tribal children in India through grant from AMEX

American Express is providing $2.5 million in funding to carry out winning projects, based on the total votes they receive in the final round of voting. Winning project gets $1.5 million in funding, with the rest $1 million given to the other top 4 out of 5 projects.

The Jharkand Tribal Project is an investment in a bright future for generations of tribal people - education for children and adults, caring for the environment and providing employment through organic farming practices, preserving indigenous crafts such handcrafts & weaving and preserving cultural identity and values through holistic education. We aim to strengthen the individual in every community by teaching life skills such as yoga and meditation.

The fullfilling organization for this project is "Art of Living Foundation".