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Fri, May 31, 2013 3:05pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
LONDON, May 28 (Reuters) - Singers Beyonce and Madonna, activist Gloria Steinem and Bishop Desmond Tutu will be among big names reaching out to a billion people from a pop concert in London on Saturday with a message of empowerment for women across the planet. The "Sound of Change Live" gig headlined by Beyonce, Florence + the Machine and Jennifer Lopez will be broadcast live from... read more
Fri, May 31, 2013 8:19am
posted by YGB in News & Events
 "The Raise for Women Challenge" April 24 - June 6, 2013  The Huffington Post, Skoll Foundation and Half the Sky Movement team up to Invest in Women Who Change the World.  Please Help     win this challenge by donating any amount here! It only cost $25 for a mother to start a business and a child to go to school.  Join The Raise for Women... read more
Thu, May 30, 2013 7:51pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
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 3:39pm
posted by YGB in Global Affairs
By Cynthia Gorney, Photograph by Stephanie SinclairBecause the wedding was illegal and a secret, except to the invited guests, and because marriage rites in Rajasthan are often conducted late at night, it was well into the afternoon before the three girl brides in this dry farm settlement in the north of India began to prepare themselves for their sacred vows. They squatted side by side on... read more
Thu, May 30, 2013 3:27pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
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
Sat, May 18, 2013 12:25pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
 Tween Yogini inspires young girls in the US to develop confidence, inner strength, and self-love!!  Founded by yogini Liza Chapman, a long-term practitioner of Ashtanga Yoga system. Tween Yogini commitment to helping girls globally and locally to reach their full potential and happiness makes it a perfect partner for Yoga Gives Back. Tween Yogini will donate 10% of class... read more
Fri, January 25, 2013 4:03pm
posted by YGB in News & Events
 Yoga & Meditation Class  with Lianik Borlasca Thursday, January 30, 2014 7:00 pm   "For the cost of one yoga class, you can change a life"---we invite the global yoga community to give back to India, by helping women and children providing micro loans and educational funds.   Peace and Yoga Event Page     Peace&Yoga El... read more

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