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Mon, June 24, 2013 1:36pm
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With your support, YGB is adding this orphaned boy Krishna whose grandfather brought him to our partner Deenbandhu Trust Home in Karnataka as he can not take care of him any longer.From Deenbandhu Trust Home, " He is a bright little young kid and has started attending fourth standard at a local school. It seems not much attention was paid for his academics.He cannot read and write Kannada... read more
Fri, June 14, 2013 5:48pm
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We recently received this joyful picture from the children of Deenabandhu. It is through YGB Ambassador, Sophie Herbert Slater's long association with the Deenabandhu Children’s Home that YGB now sponsors 20 orphaned girls and boys by providing funds for their education and support including one college student, (she's holding the "Mother India is proud of Yoga Gives Back... read more
Tue, June 4, 2013 7:56pm
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Directly Funded "Sister Aid" Programs Did you know that India ranks 122 out of 138 nations on gender equality? In some rural areas, more than fifty percent of girls are married before age fifteen. An estimated six thousand women are killed every year due to low dowry. Female literacy is still considerably lower than male literacy.However, women make the best poverty fighters. Women use... read more
Tue, June 4, 2013 7:01pm
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"Sister Aid" — Bangalore, KarnatakaThe YGB team visited Jayashree for the third time this past November. As always, Jayashree and her husband Ramo welcomed us with big smiles. Their 4-year-old son, Hoysin, who is now speaking and spelling in English, was there as well. This year Jayashree qualified for her fourth loan from Grameen Koota. She received 30,000 Rs. (about $700),... read more
Thu, May 30, 2013 7:51pm
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Deenabandhu Envisages a World Without Borders Where Every Child is Educated and Empowered!Back in November of 2010, Yoga Gives Back (YGB) was invited to visit the Deenabandhu Trust Children's Home in Chamarajanagar, Karnataka, South India by Sophie Herbert Slater, a YGB Ambassador.  Sophie had been witness to the good work being done at Deenabandhu since 2006 and was eager to share her... read more
Thu, May 30, 2013 3:27pm
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We Are So Proud of These Mothers' Amazing Accomplishments! In 2010, YGB first funded microloans for this group of 22 mothers in Tripuranagar village. Three years later, their average income has risen 600%, from 135 to 815 rupees per month.  Sister Aid recipients Anjali Naskar makes Paper Bags, has opened an individual bank account and was able to obtain computer literacy training... read more