Today is Giving Tuesday, and we are sharing the story of Amalya*. Her story is one many girls in India can relate to. It highlights key areas of the abuse and injustice that girls often face. Amalya’s family wanted a boy. When Amalya was born instead, her family didn’t celebrate. Instead, they verbally abused her mother […]
Out of adversity—creativity, resilience, and courage are born. We believe this is especially true of every girl and woman in India who has ever faced gender discrimination and emerged stronger. Millions of people are celebrating girls today, and we wanted to share how our friends in India are joining in! 108 girls and 72 of […]
The US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report was released this week. This report is the gold standard for anti-trafficking information, representing almost every country in the world. The (over 600-page) document, ranks 188 countries’ efforts to combat trafficking, with country-specific reporting on prosecution, prevention, trafficking profile, and recommendations for further action. You can […]
Celebrating your sponsored girl’s birthday is a simple but impactful way that you connect her life with yours. In the same way that writing letters to her builds a meaningful connection with her, celebrating her birthday each year can do the same. 💡FYI: If you don’t know how to find your sponsored girl’s birthday in […]
Sponsorship can feel like a far-away endeavor if you aren’t given key ways to build a meaningful connection with your sponsored girl. Here are 3 ways you can create connection with her, even from across the world! 01 – Write letters The main way to build a meaningful connection with your sponsored girl is to […]
At the end of 2021, we rescued 163 girls who now need sponsors. We want a future in India with girls in it—and TODAY we’re launching a sponsorship campaign called #EveryGirl. We want #EveryGirl in India to know she is valued, worthy, and equal to any boy and we want #EveryGirl that we rescue to […]
When faced with marriage to an older man, Aaliyah* walked 8.5 miles barefoot and alone to find our local partner. We immediately placed her in a safe home where she now receives regular care, counseling, and a good education as part of our sponsorship program! Listen to Aaliyah’s story in her own words to see how […]
Classrooms in many parts of India don’t look like this right now. Instead, desks are empty and books stay unopened on dusty shelves.
As we celebrate Giving Tuesday and our 10th birthday, we’re reflecting on the stories of hope we see everyday that remind us of the progress that has already been made—and still needs to be done.