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Announcing Kamal Musale as director of the film

We are very pleased to announce that Kamal Musale will direct the charity film based on Mother Teresa's life.

 

Screenplay Close to Completion

Filmmaker and screenwriter Kamal Musale refining the script via two additional drafts this past year. The story focuses on the early years of Mother Teresa’s...

 

Tax Exemption for Indian Donors

INDIA: Thanks to the tireless efforts of Tecnova India pvt. ltd. and Indu Shrikent, settlor of the Zariya Charitable Trust, we are delighted to finally...

 

International Fundraising

A committee of patrons is currently being assembled. These internationally known and reputable personalities will lend their names and social or professional...

 

Meeting with Producers and Directors

Thanks to the successful development of the screenplay, the Zariya Foundation is now in contact with a number of production companies and directors in...

 

Supporters and Donors

Prema Sagar, principal and founder of PR consultancy Genesis Burson-Marsteller and Founding Trustee of the Genesis Foundation has agreed to be a Trustee...

 

Charitable Activities

90% of all donations go towards the Mother Teresa charitable film, while 10% are always spent on grassroot-level charitable pursuits. This past year, we...

 

Website / Social Media Activity

Award winning website design and development firm Americaneagle.com created www.zariyafoundation.org and offered invaluable advice on designing and implementing...

 

Research and Authenticity

Since 2011, the Zariya Foundation team has made periodic visits to Kolkata to meet with the Sisters of the Missionaires of Charity as well as to volunteer...

 

Script Financers invited to contribute

100 donors contributing between $3,500 and $5,000 each can sponsor a scene from the film treatment, to generate...

 

Ernst & Young retained as auditors

Ernst & Young has been retained as auditors of both the Zariya Foundation and the film production company and will ensure that all the revenues go to institutions...

 

Zariya Foundation established in Switzerland

The Zariya Foundation is domiciled in and registered with the Registry of Commerce of the Canton of Basel-Stadt, Switzerland since November, 2010. It is...

 

Demo Reel Filmed in Mumbai

Ashok Honda Productions has produced a demo reel for potential donors. 130 people came together for a 3-day shoot in the slums of Mumbai, creating a demo...

 


An Update on the Charity Film Project