New York, New York--(Newsfile Corp. - September 30, 2020) - More than 20 works of art created by 20 children living in extreme poverty in Mumbai, India , a city accountable for 25 percent of India's deaths from coronavirus, will go on sale from October 12 - 25 as part of Beauty Without Boundaries 2020. A preview of the works is available at Friends of Aseema Art Auction by Artrepreneur.
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More than 20 works of art created by children living in extreme poverty in Mumbai, India will go on sale October 12 - 25 as part of an inaugural online auction hosted by Artrepreneur to support the education of destitute children in India.
High-level professionals, celebrities and business icons will each donate a 15-minute online conversation with the highest bidders.
Two celebrities and an astronaut are on the partial list of confirmed celebrities:Danny Boyle, Academy Award-winning director of films such as Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days, Yesterday and Trainspotting; Joanne Rogers, wife of the late children's television personality Fred Rogers;Colonel Terry Virts, astronaut and former Commander of the International Space Station.
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About Friends of Aseema
Friends of Aseema is a U.S. nonprofit corporation dedicated to helping the Aseema Charitable Trust in India. Aseema means "limitless" in Sanskrit and reflects the belief in every child's limitless potential. The Aseema Charitable Trust is devoted to giving the best education possible to the most marginalized and underprivileged children it can reach. Directly educating 2,700 children per year, Aseema functions on a lean annual budget for what it must accomplish, with only 7% of funds spent on administration expenses. With supplemental support from Friends of Aseema, Aseema can take its mission to serve these children even further.
Twenty years since its founding, Aseema has grown from a borrowed classroom for a handful of slum and street children to fully managing three public schools in Mumbai serving only poverty-stricken children. In addition, Aseema built and operates a school in a tribal region northeast of the city. Although Aseema's students live in extreme poverty, they now academically outpace their counterparts in the region's private and other public schools.
Aseema's child-centered program demonstrates that education infused with understanding and flexibility of thought can permit a child to rise above even the direst of circumstances. It is a jewel in the world and a model for change anywhere. Learn more at www.friendsofaseema.org.
The official registration and financial information of Friends of Aseema, Inc., may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free, within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.
Source: Friends of Aseema
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