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Yours Humanly Names Three Recipients of Its Children Have the Power to Empower Award
Quarterly award recognizes outstanding acts of goodness performed by young people
By: Yours Humanly
Rishika Jeyaprakash, 16, (Mason, OH), received the Children Have the Power to Empower Award for the outstanding acts of goodness she performs through her nonprofit, Little Helpers, dedicated to spreading kindness and inspiring other children to give back in significant ways. She has raised $19,000 to benefit multiple community organizations, performed over 65 service projects benefiting those in need, delivered over 4,500 new toys to Cincinnati Children's Hospital, and engaged over 650 child volunteers to help her in the efforts.
Aniruddh Marella, 17, (Frisco, TX), received the Children Have the Power to Empower Award for the outstanding acts of goodness he performs through his nonprofit, EveryoneMatters2Us, dedicated to helping children around the world receive free primary education, ensuring greater opportunities for those in need. He has raised over $15,000 for humanitarian projects that include building classrooms for children in India, supporting the Texas Women's Foundation, and providing resources for COVID-affected patients.
Harita Suresh, 15, (Jersey City, NJ), received the Children Have the Power to Empower Award for the outstanding acts of goodness she performs through her nonprofit, Little Apple Academy, that offers free, online coding classes to children around the world, and through her Charity Canteen, established to feed her hungry neighbors. By providing children in need access to computer science education, she is empowering them through education and community.
Award recipients receive a personalized certificate and medal, and are profiled on the Yours Humanly website and through social media. To read more about award recipients and their work and to nominate a child for the Children Have the Power to Empower Award, visit www.YoursHumanly.org and click on the Power to Empower tab.
About Yours Humanly, www.YoursHumanly.org
Driven by the belief that education is a basic human right, Yours Humanly funds global efforts to provide children in need access to quality education and equitable resources. While the programs and resources it provides vary among the countries and cultures in which it works, Yours Humanly's focus is always on transforming the lives of children in need through education. By doing so, Yours Humanly is lifting children out of poverty and other challenging situations and empowering them to achieve better, brighter futures.
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