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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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...
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...
"I have been to India countless times through the years, I love the culture and the people. From spending a lot of time there I have seen the challenges that those people face, and I love the work that Yoga Gives Back does. I love the humanity behind...
“I support the mission of Yoga Gives Back wholeheartedly. The practice of yoga has carried me through so many times in my life, so it makes complete sense to give back to the women and children of the motherland of a practice that has quite literally been a life saver...
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...