Surya Fundraiser

Advocating for the Marginalized Children in Mumbai

Working for Children's Rights in India

Please join Team Surya in support of Don Bosco Balprafullta Research Centre. Our special guest speaker is the noted Reverend Dr. Barnabe D'Souza. He will be discussing his work in helping the street children in Mumbai for over three decades.

Spend an intimate afternoon learning about the plight of marginalized children in India and how Team Surya is working to help Don Bosco continue their advocacy for those without a voice.

** Ticket price $50.00
Each ticket includes hors d'oeuvres, wine tasting, and a raffle drawing.
Limited capacity, please R.S.V.P below to confirm attendance.

Schedule of Events

2:00 Meet and greet
2:45 Project Introduction: Team Surya
3:00 Raffle Drawing
3:15 Honored Guest Speaker: Father Barnabe D'Souza
4:00 Discussion Session

Honored Guest

Rev. Dr. Barnabe D’Souza is a Salesian from India. He holds a PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Coventry, U.K. and has lectured in several Universities in Asia, Africa and Australia. He has 17 publications to his credit and several presentations on social research, community development and the social sciences at various international fora. Dr. D’Souza was the Founder and Director of the Don Bosco Research Centre and Connect all India - an initiative for Social and Financial Inclusion of poverty groups. Through his work, he has brought several innovations for the organizations of the marginalized he has worked with for over 3 decades.

Dr. D’Souza has also been working with marginalized families in their process of financial inclusion through Connect All India, to help families make identity documents to help gain access to government grants, help banking, savings and income generation models through unique financial literacy methods in villages and slum communities.
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