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Twestival India

  1. 1. Twestival India Tweet. Meet. Give
  2. 2. <ul><li>Twestival Global supports one non-profit or cause with cities across the world rallying their support to it </li></ul><ul><li>Twestival Local enables cities to select their own non-profit to support at their city level </li></ul><ul><li>Twestival is about having fun, creating awareness and fundraising for the selected non-profit </li></ul>What is Twestival? It’s connecting amazing people offline globally for a great cause
  3. 3. Twestival India <ul><li>Seven Indian cities participated & managed to raise an amount of $168 in support of the global charity:water </li></ul><ul><li>Twestival Global 2009 raised over $250 million across the world for the charity:water </li></ul><ul><li>Of that, $83K was spent in aid of various drinking water projects in the state of Orissa, India </li></ul>India participated in the first Global Twestival in Feb 2009
  4. 4. Twestival Local 2009, a great start in India <ul><li>Six cities participated in the Twestival Local 2009: Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune </li></ul><ul><li>They supported Dream a Dream, Prajnya, Khusbhoo Welfare Society, IYCN, Help a Child! And IshwarPuram </li></ul><ul><li>The events received a lot of love and attention from people, media and sponsors alike </li></ul><ul><li>Complete press coverage is available here </li></ul>We raised Rs.87,500 for the charities supported
  5. 5. Twestival India 2009 at a glance TWESTIVAL INDIA 2009 AT A GLANCE PARTICIPATED CITIES TWESTIVAL GLOBAL 2009 AMOUNT RAISED TWESTIVAL LOCAL 2009 SELECTED LOCAL CHARITY TWESTIVAL LOCAL 2009 AMOUNT RAISED BANGALORE $117.82 DREAM A DREAM INR 30,100.00 CHENNAI - PRAJNYA - DELHI $10.00 KHUSBHOO WELFARE SOCIETY INR 10,000 HYDERABAD - IYCN INR 2,400 LUCKNOW - - - MUMBAI $40.00 HELP A CHILD! INR 40,000 NIZAMABAD - - - PUNE - ISHWARPURAM INR 5,000
  6. 6. Twestival 2009 around the world Proud to say We have raised over $750k for 136 causes around the World collectively.
  7. 7. Twestival Global 2010 promoting Global Education Tweet. Meet. Give
  8. 8. In support of Concern Worldwide Approach to education is comprehensive, transparent with focus on extreme poverty Twitter : @concern Web : http://concern.net <ul><li>Concern's education programs target the poorest people in the poorest countries in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Particular emphasis on reaching out-of-school children such as girls, orphans, street children, working children, children affected by conflict, children affected by HIV and AIDS, and children with disabilities </li></ul><ul><li>For as little as $28USD they can provide uniform, books, pencils, & paper a child needs to attend a year of school </li></ul><ul><li>Concern Worldwide are able to guarantee that 100% of Twestival funds would go directly to project costs </li></ul><ul><li>Concern’s work in India: http://www.concern.net/where-we-work/asia/india </li></ul>
  9. 9. Twestival Global 2010 - India Seven cities from India will take part rallying together for Concern on 25 th March <ul><li>Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Goa, Kolkata and Mumbai will host the Twestival and fundraise for Concern </li></ul><ul><li>Each city has planned a different event –rock show, fundraising party, drama, cultural performances, etc. Exact details available on the city blog/Twitter account as event details become finalized </li></ul><ul><li>Over 200 people expected to participate in each event </li></ul><ul><li>More details on http://twitter.com/TwestivalIndia </li></ul>
  10. 10. For more details <ul><li>Twestival Website </li></ul><ul><li>Twestival India Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Our Twitter lifestream </li></ul><ul><li>City blogs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bangalore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chennai </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cochin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Delhi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Goa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kolkata </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mumbai </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Twestival India Tweet. Meet. Give We are actively seeking sponsors and volunteers. If you are interested, contact the Regional Coordinator at vaijayanthi@gmail.com

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