Legends League Cricket, Kapil Dev join hands to support girl child education
As cricketing greats from ten nations compete in a special benefit match between India Maharajas and World Giants at Kolkata’s Eden Gardens on September 16 to raise money for the noble cause, Legends League Cricket and Kapil Dev have teamed up to bat for girl child education.
Khushii, a Non-Governmental Organisation, was established in 2003 by cricket icon Kapil Dev with the goal of educating young Indians with excellence and promoting holistic learning.
Kapil Dev said:
“NGO Khushii and its initiative belongs to all of us. We want to do a lot for the girl children in India and I feel very good and excited that so many legendary cricket players are coming forward to play for such a noble cause so that girl children can get opportunities in their life.”
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“I feel it is the need of the hour for us to come together for the girl child of our country and I hope all of us will do that. We are already educating 46,000 children in 12 states and changing their lives. We have come a long way but a lot more needs to done,” he added.
The NGO will receive the revenues from this benefit match in order to support more girl children.
Vivek Khushalani, Founder & Chairman, Legends League Cricket, said:
“LLC feels immense pleasure to announce their support for the cause of girls’ education. And also the financial aid will ensure holistic development of girl children.
I feel privileged to support this vision of cricket icon Kapil Dev,” he added.
The finals of the Legends League Cricket, which is being contested for the first time in India, are scheduled for October 8. The tournament set to begin on September 17. It will consist of 15 games and to held in five different cities.