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Crowdfunding Effort for the Children’s Development Bank

This year, Butterflies USA seeks to raise funds and awareness regarding the Children's Development Bank - a financial literacy program offering street kids life skills training in budgeting and priority management.

Funds collected will be directed toward improving the program’s technological component, and bringing additional skills training to kids, helping Children’s Bank update to 21st century accounting standards. Get more info and donate here.

Butterflies USA, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) charitable organization that assists street and working children. The activities of Butterflies USA include advocacy, awareness building, fund raising in the United States and globally, and the identification of resources -- personnel, technology and organizational support –- to build and sustain capacity for Butterflies, India and other child-focused groups. All donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.

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International Child Health Cooperative Workshop in New Delhi

Butterflies hosted an International Child Health Cooperative Workshop in New Delhi from May 19-21, 2014. Participants included 42 youth members of Child Health Cooperatives (CHCs) and representatives of 18 NGOs representing 6 countries (India, Nepal, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Kyrgyzstan and Ghana). The children learned about diseases such as cholera and malaria, and discussed the important… [Read More]

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April 2014 Newsletter

Butterflies Newsletter April 2014