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Nehmat Gereige
· August 7, 2017
Very few people today still have the madness to make such a jump for an amazing cause. Hats off to you Anitha and Chandini for taking this amazing journey to help educate kids in rural India.
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Isha Vidhya USA
August 29

Motoring Stupidity to support rural education in India .

Chandini Ammineni Anitha Reddy raised scholarships to support over 100 Kids. What ever be your activity or adventure make it more meaningful by associating with a cause .

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August 27
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Chandini Ammineni added 3 new photos to the album: Mongol Rally — with Anitha Reddy at Ulan-Ude Railway Station.

20 countries, driving a tiny old car from London to Mongolia, 15,152 kms, 104 kids' lives changed - all of this happened because of 106 donors, countless amazin...g friends, family, and supporters! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! ❤️🙏🏽

By law, no child in India under 14 should work. But so many rural children are shackled by soul-crushing poverty that it forces them into child labor in fields and factories. Stats on Indian children: 2/3 are physically abused, 1/2 have known sexual abuse, 1/5 severe abuse. Over 1/2 work 7 days a week. There are over 12 million child workers in India officially, 60 million by some NGO estimates (from Hat tip: Soma Paul)

Your sponsorship gives a rural child a quality education and nutrition, and a passage to a normal life. We are at 104/200 kids sponsored. Donations can be USD or INR and are 100% tax deductible and can be made at Any amount is appreciated. Will you help?

Cc: Happy Harriet

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Chandini Ammineni & Anitha Reddy have reached Russia. Russian authors were the back bone of Indian STEM education. Support Happy Harriet team and make tax exempt donations to Isha Vidhya

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Harriet got the much-needed service and wash. Harriet has endured over 9000kms bravely across over 20 countries. Harriet is Gritty, persistent and passionate about one thing.

Sending rural kids to School in India. Support Harriet !!

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Help children in rural India have fun figuring out boiling point of water at 11500 ft instead of doing the back-breaking work of arranging matchsticks in a matchbox for Rs12/day. All it takes is $20/month. Can you be someone's fairy godmother?

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Chandini Ammineni & Anitha Reddy 's Campaign to educate rural kids is running out of gas. They are stuck at 54/200 Scholarships.

Donate to - and make education a possibility for rural India.

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Anitha Reddy visited the Nasreddin Hodja statue in Bhukara , Uzbekistan.Help rural kids in India hear Nasreddin Hodja's stories like we did instead of going to fields and toiling with their parents.

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Happy Harriet has a new Logo - Design credits Nehmat Gereige

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Anitha Reddy is doing Henna on the way to Mongolia. Yes, Its a great adventure and most importantly they have raised scholarship to support 50 Rural kids through Isha Vidhya USA . Support them by donating to -

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Isha Vidhya Art teachers encourage creativity among students using locally available, inexpensive material. Kids had fun as they painted the cut plates with their favourite colours and designs.

Support rural education - Donate to Chandini Ammineni Anitha Reddy fundraiser for Isha Vidhya USA

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What do 2 Vegans eat on a road trip from London to Mongolia ? Well Chandini Ammineni Anitha Reddy through the help of Google translate and some assistance from locals have managed to feed themselves the last 2 weeks.

Now that the vegans are fed, let's look at why mid day meals are so critical for uplifting rural kids through education.

Many Isha Vidhya students come from poor families and so suffer from malnutrition and anemia. The midday meals go a long way in providing a well-balanced nutritional diet at a subsidized cost to our students. For $72 you can sponsor a nutritious meal to one child. For most kids meals provided at Isha Vidhya USA Schools are the only source of nourishment each day. Donate at

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Why drive 10,000 kms in an Old Beat up Car ?

We’re two adventurers who heard about “The Great Mongol Rally” and thought, “Why not?”. Driving across two continents with no support, set route, or plan, all on a whim, why wouldn’t we immediately say, “Yes!”? Enter: the rally.

Our cravings for this adventure caused a buzz among our friends and relatives who promptly named us Exhibit A and Exhibit B. They started being loudly and overtly concerned that we were off our rockers, whi...le secretly marveling at the idea. (yes, we know your secrets!)

Realizing this was an opportunity socking us squarely between the eyes, we decided to add one more wrinkle: use the buzz to raise awareness and funds for charities we love! We want to help save some rainforests and help educate some kids.

Make a Life Support Chandini Ammineni & Anitha Reddy epic adventure by donating to Isha Vidhya USA -

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July 31
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July 31
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July 31
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Chandini Ammineni added a new photo to the album: Mongol Rally.
July 31

Day 16 of #MongolRally2017
5760 kms traveled so far
50/200 kids sponsored!!! We are at 1/4th of our goal, thanks to all of your donations and sharing! We are se...eking tax deductible donations to send kids in rural India to school instead of to work. Help at

After a LOT of waiting and uncertainty, and a bit of bad blood, we are getting on a ferry to Turkmenistan. We load after the cargo trucks. The travel time is technically 18 hours, but depending on weather and how busy the Turkmenbashi port is, it might be 5 days before we unload the car (and ourselves) off the boat. Then past the notoriously slow customs (Zootopia Sloth slow), and then max 5 days in Turkmenistan where we are roumered to have no access to social media (or maybe even internet). Maybe it's all just boogeyman stories and I'll be back badgering you tomorrow. Who knows. Until then, we are going dark. Radio silence commencing in 3...2....1

Our fundraising is not going into radio silence though, so please continue to share and help us send 150 more kids to school. 🙏🏽

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