Wednesday, November 08, 2006

And the winner is....


India beat out Pakistan to win the first GlobalGiving Olympics by raising the most money for projects listed on GlobalGiving over a 3-week period in October. Projects from India won both the Gold and Silver Medals. Congratulations to "Educate 100 slum Children of Sex Workers in India," led by Ray Umashankar, which raised over $43,000 to take first place. Ray did an extraordinary job mobilizing donors for this project.

Gold: Educate 100 slum Children of Sex Workers in India
$50,000 gold medal prize
Donation total: $43,357

Silver: Helpline for Women in Distress
$10,000 silver medal prize
Donation total: $37,110