project leader
Qaisra H
location
1197 Martin Luther King Jr Dr
(Cleveland Cultural Gardens)
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the project

One World Day is a cultural event that showcases the Cleveland Cultural Gardens in an amazing display of ethnic food, music, dance and crafts. According to the Cleveland Police Department, last year 20,000 Clevelanders were exposed to an international environment not available anywhere else in Northeast Ohio.

Last year (approximately) 500 visitors in the Pakistani Cultural Garden were able to sample flavorful Pakistani cuisine, listen to musical performers, enjoy ethnic dances, watch children reenact folktales and see clothing and handicrafts created by regional artisans.

One World Day in the Pakistani Cultural Garden is a truly immersive experience focusing on the rich heritage and culture of Pakistan. We would like this year to be even more amazing than last year.
 

the steps

  1. Arrange for shuttle service to make it easier to get visitors to the Pakistani Garden 
  2. Order food and buy paper goods for One World Day 
  3. Hire someone to take care of publicity for the event
  4. Order decorations: banners, flags, tablecloths, etc.
  5. Equipment: rent stage, tables, chairs, tents, and sound system
  6. Hire performers for the cultural program
  7. Organize and stock children's area with games, crafts, and snacks

why we're doing it

It is very important for our culture to be represented at One World Day. We in the Pakistani Garden would like to change that narrative that is currently portrayed in the media. By presenting Pakistani food, music and art, we would like to present the real Pakistan. This will allow Clevelanders to see that their Pakistani friends, neighbors and colleagues come from a rich heritage and culture. We want to show that the extremism that is dramatized in the media is an anomaly. It is very important for Pakistanis to Fight the image sent out by sound bites that disparage law abiding citizens that contribute to this great nation.
 

budget

Shuttle Rental: $1000

Stage rental: $1000

Food: $1000

Children's crafts, storytelling, & games: $500

Flags, banners, decorations, tables: $500

PROJECT FUNDING NEEDED =    $4,000
ioby Platform Fee     $35
ioby Donation Processing Fee (3%)    $125
TOTAL TO RAISE =    $4,160

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photos

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donors

  • Nazima K.
  • Malka khan
  • Qaisra