Nuba will be participating in the silent auction at the Educating Girls of Rural China (EGRC) dim sum luncheon fundraiser on Friday, March 8. The EGRC was founded in 2005. In 8 years if has raised funds and sponsored 324 young women from poverty stricken rural regions of Gansu, Guizhou and Qinghai Provinces in western China to receive a university education. Currently 158 students are in EGRC’s program and studying in 96 universities in over 30 cities throughout China. 166 students graduated since 2009. Some graduates have donated back to EGRC since 2011 and others have taken on leadership and mentoring roles to help other young rural women achieve an education. EGRC operates under the philosophy that “educated women have educated children.” It encompasses the belief that educating women is the key to to bring positive change to a family, a village and a society.
Find out more information about their EGRC and their upcoming dim sum lunchoen: