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Mon, September 12, 2016 1:07pm
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Here is an inspiring story of a couple in the US, who decided to donate to YGB’s program from their wedding celebration and are now seeing the real impact of their generosity. They wish to remain anonymous.My husband and and I were fortunate enough to celebrate our union in grand fashion. Amidst the parties, the dances, and the food, we also wanted to include some kind of pay-it-forward... read more
Tue, August 23, 2016 10:39am
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Girls are essential agents of change in breaking the poverty and discrimination cycle. YGB is truly grateful to have the support of our first corporate sponsor Pure International, headquartered in Hong Kong, through its Corporate Responsibility Program (CSR) initiative, commit to fund higher education for ten underprivileged girls in the backward villages of Parganas of West Bengal with a five-... read more
Mon, August 15, 2016 9:33am
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This year, YGB’s five-year program SHE (Scholarship for Higher Education) is funding 100 under privileged teen girls for them to continue their higher education in West Bengal. These students are not only diligent about their studies but also have become passionate advocates to change their abusive tradition against young girls. YGB partner, local non-governmental organization NISHTHA, ... read more
Sat, May 7, 2016 11:27am
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Help someone in need.    For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life.   Please help by becoming a YGB sustaining member with easy monthly payments. For just $15 a month, you can change the life of a mother in India.  Mina Mandal lives in a small mud house in West Bengal  with her beautiful daughter Laboni. Each rainy season, their house floods with... read more
Wed, April 27, 2016 3:35pm
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Kayoko Mitsumatsu – “For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life.” Prior to moving to the USA, Kayoko was a producer/director for NHK Japan’s National Public Broadcaster, working on prime time current affairs and documentary television programs. She was also a cultural attaché at the Embassy of Japan in London. Her passion to share the stories of voiceless populations led her to a... read more
Thu, February 25, 2016 3:41pm
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Starting with a support for 5 children in 2011, your kind donations have enabled Yoga Gives Back to fund 21 orphan children this year at Deenabandhu Trust Children's Home with a minimum of five-year commitment to each child. It is with great pleasure that we are able to bring you these encouraging stories of success about the children YGB’s growing global community is sponsoring. To learn... read more
Tue, December 8, 2015 1:03pm
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YGB receives bi annual reports from its partners in India. Here is a great update from NISHTHA, West Bengal where YGB's "Sister Aid" program is funding nearly 300 mothers with micro loans and their 300 daughters with education funds. NISHTHA reports that 91.18% of the micro loans are repaid now, and there is 90% average increase of these women's monthly income on average in the last four years.... read more
Thu, October 29, 2015 10:44am
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YGB FILMS just released its brand new film "Gold in Hand", about YGB's new program a five-year "SHE" Scholarship for Higher Education. YGB funds nearly 100 teen students in Karnataka and West Bengal to continue their high school education and aim for college degree. Please watch and listen to these teen struggles of life and also how this program can uplift and truly create life time... read more
Mon, June 29, 2015 10:03am
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YGB's Sister Aid project is now funding 208 mothers with micro loans and their daughters with education funds in West Bengal. YGB partner NGO NISHTA has reported that their income has increased 44.5% on average from the first year to second year since receiving microloans.   This is Mina Mondal's Story Mina Mondal lives in a small house in Shivsuti Village along with her husband,... read more
Mon, June 15, 2015 3:47pm
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Devika lives with her parents and three younger sisters. They don’t have their own land, so her father Batul share crops for their food supply. During the off season, he works as a helper in a tailoring shop. He is the sole bread earner of the family. Devik's father was always worried about marriages for his daughters. Somehow Devika managed to complete her education till Class X. Her parents... read more

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