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India ‘diverts funds for poor to pay for Delhi games’

Tens of millions of dollars have been diverted in India from schemes to fight poverty and used to fund Delhi’s Commonwealth Games, a report says.

The Housing and Land Rights Network pressure group says its report is based on official documents obtained under India’s right to information act.

The group says there should be an independent inquiry into how this was allowed to happen.

Government officials in Delhi say they are looking into the allegations.

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Support Paper Kite by purchasing a ticket to see Deepak Chopra

Use promotional code PAPERKITE at for your Deepak Chopra tickets and 10% of your purchase will be donated to Paper Kite!

“One of the top 100 heroes and icons of the century” ~ TIME MAGAZINE

“One of the top 5 speakers in the world” ~ TOAST MASTERS

Do not miss the life changing experience as DEEPAK CHOPRA talks about his latest work Reinventing the body – Resurrecting the soul and The ultimate Happiness prescription [The 7 keys to joy and enlightenment]…plus much more!

Friday, June 4th 2010 at 7:30pm Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver, B.C

Tickets from $39.00 – $99.00 with limited VIP Packages $175 (which includes ultimate seating, meet & greet with Deepak, food and entertainment)

Call Ticketmaster (604) 682-8455

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Featured Volunteer – SHEILA BIDDISCOMBE

Paper Kite Children’s Foundation is proud to introduce Sheila Biddiscombe.  Sheila joined Paper Kite as a volunteer in the Winter of 2009-2010. Sheila helped organize and facilitate Paper Kite’s involvement in events such as Deepak Chopra’s talking event in Vancouver. This event will provide Paper Kite with the opportunity to network, advocate for corporate sponsors and to advertise for volunteers. This summer she plans to continue her volunteer work by instructing Yoga and donating part of the proceeds to Paper Kite Children’s Foundation.

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Paper Kite in the newspaper

If you were planning a trip to India, you might make a list of things to see: the Taj Mahal in Agra, the pink city of Jaipur, the bathing ghats on the River Ganges in Varanasi.

An orphanage in Bodh Gaya probably wouldn’t cross your mind. That is, nevertheless, where Master Corporal Tarik Kadri found himself in December of 2008 and it is what prompted him to start the Paper Kite Children’s Foundation.

MCpl Kadri travelled to India with his yoga group from Vancouver and spent three weeks at an ashram, a place of religious retreat, in the Deoghar. “The village was very poor,” MCpl Kadri says. “We did seva [service], which is daily duties, and it could be cooking or cleaning or helping raise money for the village.” MCpl Kadri worked in the kitchen and helped serve meals.

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Healing for Paper Kite Children’s Foundation – Sun, 16 May 2010

Please join us for an afternoon of healing treatments.

This is a spectacular opportunity to experience healing treatments while supporting a worthy cause.

Enjoy one or more of our four treatments;

REIKI is a Japanese touch therapy that uses nature’s divine energy force to promote BALANCE.

STAR ACTIVATION HEALING activates your light body by sending light, sound, and sacred geometry connecting you to your true potential.

AURA CLEANSE balances and strengthens your auric energy field with a spiritual and energetic cleansing of your aura.

SOUND HEALING uses tuning forks, singing bowls and voice to revitalize and balance your physical, mental and energetic vibration.

All treatments are offered on a by donation basis benefiting Paper Kite Children’s Foundation.

We are suggesting a minimum donation of $20.

SUNDAY, May 16,  2010
12:00pm – 5:00pm

I Love Health Store
430 Homer St VANCOUVER



Fundraising in London, Ontario has started

The Paper Kite Children’s Foundation officially launched fund-raising efforts in London Ontario. The Vancouver based Charity has been positioned for expansion into Ontario with a series of fund-raising and awareness events planned for London and surrounding areas this summer. Danielle Washington, Owner of Studio 998 spearheaded the initiative. Washington is a London based Hairstylist who along with her staff donated supplies and stylist labour to make-over local hair models for the 2010 Model Call held this week at Club Exhale. The event market a success for the foundation’s first event raising nearly five hundred dollars for the Charity. Future events will include a Talent Show, a Children’s Kite Building Workshop and several social functions with all proceeds going directly to Children of Bihar.

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