Yoga Gives Back mobilizes practitioners worldwide to channel their gratitude into empowering India’s women and children to create sustainable lives.

TOGETHER WE STAND AGAINST INDIA’S TOUGHEST SOCIAL ISSUES

Child Marriage

1.5 million girls under 18 every year

Gender Inequality

Women’s Income
1/5 of Men’s Income

Rape Incidents

Occur every 15 minutes

Pandemic Effect

10 million girls will drop out of secondary education

YGB Solutions

Over the last 14 years, we have empowered over 2400 mothers and children in India.
Our programs advance women’s rights and interrupt the cycle of poverty by empowering women and children in India with basic education, scholarships for higher education, and microloans for businesses.

550 mothers

with micro loans

1400 children

with care and education

400 youths

with 5-year scholarships for
higher education

 Join the Force of OneMilionYogis

In 2021, while many of us are blessed to have yoga practice that sustains us at this difficult time, our fund recipient women and children in India face enormous challenges for their lives due to Covid-19 Second Surge Crisis and the devastation caused by catastrophic Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal last May.
Now more than ever,
we are called to take action. 
Worldwide, an estimated 300 million practicing yogis drive an 80-billion dollar industry. If a fraction of this can be redirected to empower the underserved women and children in India, we can effect a real change, especially at this challenging time.

Here are easy ways to get involved.

Watch inspiring success stories from India on YGB YouTube Channel.

YGB Stories of Impact

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Introducing Pallavi

Introducing Pallavi

Pallavi lost her father when she was only one year old, and then her mother a few years later, when she was just five.  After the demise of her parents, she and her sister, Usha, were entrusted to her aging grandmother’s care, and both the were enrolled at a...

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CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD TODAY

CELEBRATING INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD TODAY

YGB starts funding 800 students through Project Shale, to combat learning delays and gaps for poor and rural children in India. With increased support from our global supporters during India’s COVID crisis this year, Yoga Gives Back has added an important new program...

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GETTING CHILDREN BACK TO SCHOOL IN INDIA

GETTING CHILDREN BACK TO SCHOOL IN INDIA

Schools in India are opening after 18 months of closure and the season of festivals brings hope of resuming business and work for many families devasted by the pandemic and lockdowns.  However, hopes of returning to school for many children in India have been...

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Fighting Rape Culture in India

Fighting Rape Culture in India

SHE Scholarship students develop innovative Protection Circle to curb rape and violence against women during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. In recent article in BBC by, Geeta Pandey outlines a series of horrific rape cases since 2012 that illustrate the...

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