Just last month on the 24th of July a twitter friend invited me to a twitter event in Nepal. Now I had loosely seen @tweetforcause around my twitter home page here and there but I wasn’t too sure regarding what TFC did. I along with two friends went to an office nearby Tilganga thinking we were there to attend some small meeting amongst twitter users however it was quite a pleasant surprise when I came to know that day was the actual donation event. Twitter users who have joined TFC Nepal donate 0.20 paisa per tweet, however majority of them just make a whole sum donation at the end of each month. Mission 3 which was the 24th of July consisted of the raised funds being spent to buy customized @tfcnepal school bags, copies, pencil, sharpeners, and erasers and distributing them to the 200+ students of Sharada School.
@tfcnepal started with the initiation by few twitter users and has now grown to involve more than 500 followers on twitter. Members consist of bloggers, journalists, doctors to media personalities. Though I haven’t contributed anything financially to @tfcnepal it was inspiring to see social network being used in the right way where we could see the outcome unfold as children left with smiles on their faces.
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PS. I wasn’t aware of the fact that I would be spending some time with children therefore wore my ”inappropriate” t-shirt without knowing. Please allow it.
Also, imagine how much could be raised from Facebook; IF done in the right way!