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Three good reasons to donate

As a donor, you are part of this great creative, culturally and socially driven vision. You create value worldwide. Your donation has multiplying impact.

  1. Charity: You create value worldwide. Outside of the costs of production, the film is 100% non-profit. All proceeds go directly to charitable organisations or institutions that work to uplift the poor, sick and orphaned or handicapped children in India (see below the growing list of Beneficiaries).
  2. Inspiration: Through the emotional strength of this story, audiences will emotionally experience the power of compassion, love and forgiveness. The film will inspire people to love their own families and those around them, for bettering their life with real values.
  3. Tribute: By helping to get the film be made, you pay tribute to Mother Teresa and her life’s work, and help carry her vision and message in the future.

The Beneficiaries

The film proceeds support the poor, sick, and orphaned or handicapped children in India - in education and health care - through different organisations:

Deepalaya, Delhi
Deepalaya strongly believes that differently abled children can learn to lead a normal life if they have effective access to services like early identification, intervention, education, vocational training, employment opportunities and the availability of aids and appliances.

Genesis Foundation, Gurgaon
The Genesis Foundation facilitates medical treatment for critically ill under-privileged children suffering from Congenital Heart Defects. The support required in the said critical illness varies from specific surgeries, Cath Lab Interventions along with recovery and recuperation post-surgery. We, Save Little Hearts.

Gemini Foundation, Mumbai
Gemini Foundation focuses on following areas with support from partner organisations and NGOs: Educational empowerment and support with vocational training for underprivileged children.

Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences, (KISS) Bhubaneswar
Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences is an organization dedicated to providing holistic quality education to 27000 tribal children to eliminate poverty and hunger.

Spread a Smile India, Delhi
Spread A Smile India strives towards the overall improvement of one of the most vulnerable sections of our society; with approximately 240 destitute children between 3 and 17, who live on the streets and beg at traffic lights in Delhi.

The assurance and advisory company Ernst & Young has been retained as the auditor of the Zariya Foundation to ensure complete transparency in the donations’ waterfall.

The financial plan

The financial needs of $ 4 Mio. to make the charity film shall be raised via donations.

We invite 200 people around the world donating $ 20’000 to cover the total cost of $ 4 Mio. to make the film. Smaller donations are, of course, welcome. Swiss and U.S. donors will benefit from tax exemption in their country.

A few individuals (5-10 people) are expected to donate a bigger amount as they have already pronounced their interest and support.

All donors can choose from the 3 different methods to pay or guarantee the agreed amounts:

  • Pay directly to the Zariya Foundation account.
  • Pay on an escrow account, until the $ 4 Mio. is guaranteed.
  • Give a written guarantee to pay the agreed amount on first demand to Zariya Foundation.

Zariya Foundation-Konto: Credit Suisse AG, 8070 Zürich
IBAN: CH02 0483 5160 1252 0100 0

Synopsis

For Kavita, a spoiled modern young woman of Indian origin
living in Toronto, love is an illusion.

Social Impact

We have 3 goals in telling Kavita’s and Teresa’s story:
IMPROVE, INSPIRE and ADVANCE.

Cast

Karen David,  Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz
and  Deepti Naval

Writer | Director

The Swiss-Indian Kamal Musale is a talented author and director
who has made over 30 films.

Production

The unique aspect of this international movie is that it’s being financed with charity donations, and all proceeds will go to the poor.

Distribution

The premiere will be held in 2020 at an International Film Festival, followed by a theater run.

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Making The Pilot

In this short film you will see the making-of a pilot that we have shot in Kolkata earlier this year...

Zariya Foundation

The Zariya Foundation was created in 2010 in Switzerland,
followed by the Zariya Trust in India.

Patron's Committee

A contemporary drama and an epic biopic of Mother Teresa

A movie by Kamal Musale
with Karen David, Jacqueline Fritschi-Cornaz and Deepti Naval

 

Produced by:

Curry Western Movies, India
Zariya Charitable Trust, India

Co-produced by:

Les Film du Lotus, Switzerland
Zariya Foundation, Switzerland