On 23 July, Samaanta Fellows organised a fundraiser: An Art and Craft Exhibition at Vijaya Memorial School in the capital with the theme “One More Fellow at Samaanta”. Limited resources prevent the foundation from recruiting more students into the fellowship program. Therefore, the idea of a fundraiser was initiated by fellows valuing the concept of Paying It Forward. All proceeds from this event will be utilized to provide fellowship opportunities to one more deserving student from the Karnali province in the year 2023.
For the fund raiser exhibition, the fellows created different art and craft products using their own creative skills and knowledge. Over three hundred art products were displayed including quilling art, mandala art, painting, portrait, sketches, stone art, bottle art, etc. More than 400 people visited the exhibition and 150+ products were sold. Apart from the main exhibition day, the products were also displayed at British College on July 22 and will be displayed at different markets hence forward.
Samaanta is a non-profit making organization which has been promoting equality and empowering the youth from the underprivileged backgrounds by providing quality education opportunities through comprehensive fellowships.