Victoria software company Paretologic raised $10,000 to help build a school in Kenya on behalf of Free the Children.
It took two months of dedication, perseverence and drive, but the Paretologic team did it.
“It’s incredible the kind of real change that we can bring to children around the world. With a little time and effort, we can literally change hundreds of lives for the better,” said Elton Pereira of Paretologic.
ParetoLogic’s fundraisers was organized as a friendly competition, teams within the company not only donated to win, but donated even more to lower other team’s standing. The stakes were high: for the winners, a modest prize; for the losers, a serenade to co-workers with the song of their choice, along with a pie in the face.
According to Paretologic:
The result was over $4,700 raised, one song sung, and half-a-dozen pies hitting their targets.
Free the Children is a charity that aims to empower children to become agents of positive change in their own lives by giving them the necessary tools and resources. Their Adopt-A-Village model includes building schools, education and awareness programs, as well as projects to bring potable drinking water to communities. They have helped children in Kenya, Sierra Leone, India, Nicaragua, and other regions around the world.
More information about Free the Children can be found at http://www.freethechildren.com/
About ParetoLogic Inc.
ParetoLogic creates a wide-range of easy-to-use security and utility programs for the home PC user. By combining sophisticated technology with a user-friendly interface, ParetoLogic’s software has been downloaded in over 196 countries and installed on millions of PCs.