Alicante Government of Spain supports 5 girls

Alicante Government of Spain supports 5 girls

{From the left} Rupa Raghunath with Mercedes Alonso and Luis Pulido

The Provincial Council of Alicante donated 15,000 euros towards the sponsorship of 5 girls’ University education.

The deputy of Family and Citizenship, Mercedes Alonso received the international coordinator of the Indian NGO FFLV-Dharma Foundation, Rupa Raghunath Das. FFLV obtained help from the Provincial Council of Alicante of 15,000 euros to contribute to the education of girls in India.
After the meeting, which was also attended by the President of the Board of the Dharma Foundation in Spain, Luis Pulido, the deputy explained that the grant, collected from the budgets of this year, will be allocated, specifically, to the provision of five scholarships for girls in Vrindavan.
“The economic and social inequalities are very large in India, directly affecting women since birth”, said Alonso, who emphasized that education is essential and necessary to stop this dynamic of poverty and inequality with the girls, which is transmitted from generation to generation.