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Sadhana’s Rescue

When Narun* got married, his expectations were clear: he envisioned a line of male heirs to carry on his legacy. He was elated when his wife gave birth to a son. The arrival of their firstborn was celebrated with pomp and grandeur. Narun poured all his attention and resources into nurturing his baby boy.  Time […]

Manisi’s Rescue

Manisi* was born into an extremely impoverished family. She lived in perpetual struggle. Her family had to work hard every day just to survive. Manisi’s parents toiled under the hot sun, as laborers on a farm, so that they could put a little bit of food on the table at the end of each day. […]

Salonia’s Rescue

As soon as Salonia’s* parents got married, they were so excited to have a son! They knew they did not want daughters. In their minds, daughters were an nwanted burden. They longed to have a son because he guaranteed that they would be taken care of in their old age. However, their first child was […]

A Story of Courage

Our Giving Tuesday story comes from deep in the rural countryside of South India. With only one road leading from their village to the big city, Samira*, her husband, and their five-year-old son lived outside the village. Though Samira’s husband worked on a farm, he frequently missed work because of his alcohol addiction. Additionally, their […]

A Story of Hope and Transformation this Giving Tuesday

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 […]

4 key takeaways about India from the 2022 TIP Report

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 […]

Sponsorship 101: Celebrating your sponsored girl’s birthday

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 101: 3 ways to connect with your sponsored girl

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 […]

#EveryGirl in India is valuable, worthy, and equal to any boy

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 […]