Pratham UK, a charity aimed at eradicating illiteracy among disadvantaged children in India, have already raised more than £5 million, its India counterpart has helped over 35 million disadvantaged children to read. There are still over 100 million children that remain illiterate across India.
The gala which is going to be dotted with celebrities and A listers from the Asian community will feature a special performance from Bollywood’s hottest new singer Kanika Kapoor.
Kanika who has recently been appointed as the ambassador for the charity said, “This cause is very close to my heart. By performing at the gala, if I can make a difference in even one child’s life, it’s a huge deal for me.”
Kangana who is excited to be part of such a fabulous cause will support at the live auction on the night by encouraging donors to bid on some special goodies.
Roy Martins, Chairman, Pratham UK said, We are delighted to have such talented young stars like Kangana and Kanika join us to at our annual fundraiser, a little help goes a long way in igniting young minds.”