Popular Nepali fashion designer PRABAL GURUNG organized an exclusive one-off screening of CNN Hero Pushpa Basnet’s powerful documentary “Waiting For Mamu” at The Neuehouse in New York City on Wednesday evening. The event was held for Basnet’s non-profit charity Early Childhood Development Center by Gurung’s Shikshya Foundation Nepal. The New York based designer’s Shikshya Foundation Nepal has also supported Basnet’s ECDC in the past. The exclusive screening was co-hosted by the Academy award winning Susan Sarandon and has already been shared via Vogue and W Magazine!!
Individual tickets for the charity screening was priced at $200 and VIP at $250.
What Prabal said: “The program has a focus on girls, which for me is extremely important. In developing countries, when you educate and empower women, it’s often their families who are taken care of. And plus, as you know, I am a big believer in women in power.”
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