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
1.5 million girls under 18 every year
1/5 of Men’s Income
Occur every 15 minutes
10 million girls will drop out of secondary education
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.
with micro loans
with care and education
with 5-year scholarships for
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During the COVID-19 lockdowns in India, women’s groups played a very pivotal role in taking a number of innovative steps to reduce violence against girls and women. One of the actions they implemented was this: as soon as they heard any suspicious cry coming...
Happy New Year! Thanks to your support, Yoga Gives Back enters its 15th year with confidence that together we can truly make a difference. The most precious discovery in this journey has been that Yoga Gives Back truly connects all of us: yoga...
"As a child learning about yoga, meditation, chanting and mantra music of India I was instilled with the concept of Seva, selfless service. This is a very important part of yoga and spirituality. There are many ways to give back, it can be deeply personal, one-on-one,...
Yoga Gives Back heads into it's 15th year celebrating record support in 2021 from Global Ambassadors, Volunteers, and Supporters Spanning 30 Countries. Yoga Gives Back celebrates its 15th anniversary in 2022 on the heals of a monumental year of growing community...
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...
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...