Varajkilya’s 1st Peace and Humanity Conference A Success- Amor, Goonewardena and Rinpoche Collaborating for EDUCATION FOR HER Scholarship Program in Nepal
The fruitful 1st Peace and Humanity Conference held last 16th of February, 2019 at the Radisson, Kathmandu, organized by Varajkilya Productions, Pvt. Ltd. featured international dignitaries and celebrities namely Princess Maria Amor-founder & president of We Care for Humanity (WCH), Hon. Jeff Goonewardena, Head of Sri Lanka’s Tourism Board and Director of Airport Aviation, Mr. Richard Nilsson-founder & president of Adventure of Humanity, Masaki Michael- the Michael Jackson of Japan, Nepal’s legendary actor Rajesh Hamal, Doma Shema-1st Female Journalist to climb Mt. Everest, Himalayan Tiger-1st Nepalese Wrestler and Saugat Bista-Youngest Film Director by Guinness World Record.
Venerable Rinpoche Phurba Dorjee, the CEO of Varajkilya Productions and founder & president of Mahakaruna Foundations stated “we brought this event to open up doors and bring multi-collaborations between east and west, to serve humanity and prevail peace on earth. I am grateful to the guests of honor who traveled across the world to be here and show support to our cause. I am equally thankful to We Care for Humanity and Princess Maria, GITM and Mr. Jeff Goonewardena for including my school, the Tirupati English Boarding School as a recipient of the EDUCATION FOR HER Scholarship Program. "
Followed by the announcement of Amor about EDUCATION FOR HER at the conference, Goonewardena confirmed that he will support the Scholarship Program by giving airfares to the students from Nepal to India, where the Global Institute of Technology & Management (GITM), the host college is located. Jeff, who is also the former Consul General of Sri Lanka to Los Angeles is a recipient Global Order of Dignitaries & Philanthropists (G.O.D.) Awards as Sri Lanka’s Humanitarian Ambassador held at the United Nations in 2015. Since then, he has been working side by side with Amor on numerous humanitarian projects inside Sri Lanka and other countries.
“I applaud the noble cause of WCH and GlTM in providing free Higher Education to underprivileged Women and Girls of SAARC countries and I want to do my part by making sure these girls will reach their destination and get their education, so the expense on the flights are on me!”, exclaimed Goonewardena. I am also very happy that I was invited in this Peace and Humanity Conference and had the chance to meet Ven. Rinpoche Phurba Dorjee. Seeing his humanitarian works, I am motivated to bring more aid in the future via Princess Maria and We Care for Humanity.”, pledged by Jeff.
EDUCATION FOR HER Scholarship Program for Marginalized Women and Girls of SAARC Countries is an Education program created by Amor in collaboration with Advocate Ravinder Tokas, chairman of GITM. “We cannot foster peace if humanity is hungry for food and most especially hungry for knowledge. “The best weapon to combat poverty, hunger, violence and inequality is education.”, Princess Maria, in her own words.
We Care for Humanity and Global Institute of Technology & Management Partnering on "EDUCATION FOR HER" Scholarship Program for Marginalized Women and Girls of SAARC Countries
We Care for Humanity (WCH) recently announced its partnership formed with Global Institute of Technology & Management (GITM) towards awarding Scholarships on Higher Education to underprivileged women and girls in the SAARC countries particularly Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh. GITM pledged to award five scholarships grants on B. Tech and BBA degrees to WCH annually to distribute to above mentioned countries.
According to WCH founder and president, Princess Maria Amor Torres, the partnership with GITM is a huge support to WCH’s education program- EDUCATION FOR HER, empowering women and girls through education which is the focus of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. “The best weapon to combat poverty, hunger, violence and inequality is education. No woman or girl should be deprived of education because of her economic condition or gender.” She continues, “everyone should have access to education but since that world is not ready for it yet, we are grateful for institutions like GITM, whose humanitarian attributes are beyond its corporate social responsibility.”
The Global Institute of Technology & Management, Gurgaon, was established in 2008 under the aegis of the Baljeet Singh Education Society (Regd.) to promote quality technical & management education of global standard in a world-class environment. The institute is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Govt. of India and is affiliated to Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Haryana).
“In GITM, we are committed to identify, nurture and enrich innate skills & potentialities in individuals through continuous innovative pedagogy to churn out the most creative and the most talented human resource. We are spreading our wings in all directions in order to touch colossal heights, to craft our own future and to evolve as an oasis of excellence in the years to come. I am confident that with our intellectual pool of faculty, we will be able to contribute very significantly towards the advancement of knowledge locally in India and globally as well to transform the society”, stated by Advocate Ravinder Tokas, chairman of GITM. He also added, “we can’t be more than gratified working with We Care for Humanity and Princess Maria Amor in extending our mission and making sure that we are transforming the lives of these women and girls.”
Last February, the princess announced at the 1st Peace and Humanity Conference held in Kathmandu organized by Varajkilya Productions, that the Tirupati English Boarding High School, a school for marginalized children and youth in Nepal is the first recipient of the EDUCATION FOR HER Scholarship grants. Its chief patron, Venerable Rinponche Phurba Dorjee expressed his thanks, “my Vision and Project of E.E.H.E., Education, Employment, Healthcare and Enlightenment is reaching more and more important people to support children and adults to education, create enterprises, employment, healthcare and Enlightenment, we are grateful to WCH and GITM for their gallant support.”