Free Bonded Nepali Girls

 
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 1 donation
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Olga Murray Reflects on Kamlari Freedom Day
    By - Olga Murray - Founder and Honorary President
    Dear Friends, The day of the Maghe Sankranti festival this year, January 15, 2014, was a very special one for the daughters of the Tharu community of Western Nepal. Unlike past festivals, they didn’t have to worry that their parents would sell them off as “Kamlari,’ or indentured servants. “Kamlari...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thanks for this lovely update and photographs! What an inspiring project!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 10 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Heading from bonded servitude to a college degree
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Manager, Development and Communication
    Renu was a fifth grader in her local village school when her dad had a bad accident and could no longer support the family. Desperate, he "sold" Renu into a contract of indentured servitude and sent the 12-year old to work as a Kamlari — essentially, a household slave — for a family in a city far from her...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thanks for this great update that really brings home the valuable work that you are doing!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 11 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Freedom
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    In a concerted push to rescue the last 376 girls still held as slaves in the homes of wealthy and powerful Nepali families, NYF this month launched an intensive effort to find and free them. NYF rescued two girls in December– Jayarani and Jugri – who were working in the homes of wealthy businessmen in...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thanks for another great update on the invaluable work that you do! May the last 376 enslaved girls be freed soon!
      • 6 months ago
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 16 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Cooperative ventures
    By - Robin Woodland - Director of Development and Communications
    As the freed Kamlaris finish school or vocational training, an increasing number of the girls are joining cooperatives to start their own businesses. Last year, 65 members of different cooperatives obtained low-interest loans from a fund of $19,254 provided by Nepal Youth Foundation to start businesses in poultry, fishing,...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has made updates to their project page.
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 15 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Freed Kamlari take to the streets
    By - James McIntosh - Interim Director of Development
    As NYF's Indentured Daughters Program matures, many of the young women rescued over the past two decades are now leaders of the Freed Kamlari Development Forum (FKDF).  These women understand, as no one else can, the reasons for abolishing child slavery in Nepal.  Hundreds of these women took to the streets...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thanks for such an interesting and informative update!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 23 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 360 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Abolishing Child Slavery in Nepal
    By - Teresa Parker - Director of Development
    The Nepal Youth Foundation has just earned its 7th consecutive 4-star rating, the highest possible, from Charity Navigator for our efficient use of your donations. Fewer than 2% of charities earn seven consecutive 4-star ratings. NYF is also excited to announce our new website. Please take a look and let us know what you...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Free Enslaved Nepali Girls
    By - Teresa Parker - Director of Development
    Indentured Daughters Program Outcomes  • 2012 In rural Nepal, some families are so impoverished that they sell their daughters to be virtual slaves. Many of these girls are abused, almost none attend school, and some are forced into prostitution. After spending their childhoods as servants, the girls face great...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E What a wonderful update about an amazing and inspirational project! This update left me with tears in my eyes reading about the incredible amount of success that you have managed to achieve! May you continue to prosper!
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    • Teresa
      Teresa Dear Miriam,Thank you for your support and kind words. This progress would not be possible without donors like you.Warmest regards,Teresa
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has made updates to their project page.
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Formerly enslaved girls lead anti-bonding campaign
    By - Teresa Parker - Director of Development and Communications
    The Nepal Youth Foundation (NYF) has been rescuing Nepali girls from virtual slavery as bonded servants since 2000, and has now liberated almost 12,000 girls. Formerly enslaved girls formed an association that they called the Freed Kamlaris Development Forum (FKDF), which they registered as a non-profit organization. Since...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    An Exciting Change at the Nepal Youth Foundation
    By - Olga Murray - Founder of the Nepal Youth Foundation
    Dear Friends: First, I would like to thank you for your generous contributions to our program to Free Bonded Nepali Girls (www.nepalyouthfoundation.org/programs/freedom). This project’s impressive accomplishments, including rescuing more than 12,000 Nepali girls from virtual slavery, would not be possible without the...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 336 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    A Voice Against Bonding Nepali Girls
    By - Teresa Parker - Director, Development and Communications
    By Archana Chaudhary: My family of six could not manage even two decent meals a day and so my father sent me away to work as a servant. This was the start of my most miserable days in life. My daily routine was waking up at dawn, mopping the floor, scrubbing dishes, washing clothes, cleaning the shed, and collecting fodder...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thanks for this update, too; it brings home the reality of indentured servitude! Best wishes to your foundation!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Empowering former bonded servants to be successful
    By - Teresa Parker - Director, Development and Communications
    In rural Nepal, some families are so impoverished that they sell their daughters to be virtual slaves. Many of these girls are abused, almost none attend school, and some are forced into prostitution. After spending their childhoods as servants, the girls face great challenges learning to support themselves. Now boys are...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E This was an awe-inspiring project update! You have accomplished so much! I was so impressed with all that you have done for the girls, and now boys, of Nepal! May you prosper in the future! Such a worthwhile project and such success in your endeavors! I really am in awe!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    The 130% Gift for an Emancipated Life
    By - Teresa Parker - Development Director
    As NYF's Indentured Daughters Program matures, many of the young women rescued over the past two decades are now leaders of the Freed Kamlari Development Forum (FKDF).  These women understand, as no one else can, the reasons for abolishing child slavery in Nepal.  And, it is the ultimate plan to have...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Stopping the Sale of Children
    By - Teresa Parker - Development Director
    In 2011 a total of 1111 girls were rescued from virtual slavery from five districts of Nepal: 85 in Dang 318 in Bardiya, 453 in Kailalai, 77 in Bake and 178 in Kanchanpur.  Many of those rescued joined the Freed Kamlaris Development Forum (FKDF). FKDF is an organization of girls and young women who have been rescued...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E How impressive to have saved 1111 girls from indentured servitude in 2011! May your project continue to prosper! What a difference you are making in the lives of so many girls in Nepal!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has made updates to their project page.
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has made updates to their project page.
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has made updates to their project page.
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Indentured Daughters Program Update
    By - Teresa Parker - Development Director
      Indentured Daughters Program—From Victims to Leaders In parts of rural Nepal, families of the ethnic Tharu community sell their daughters to work far from home as indentured servants or “Kamlaris”.  The root cause is twofold: women and girls have little value in Nepali society and these...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E This is an wonderful and inspiring update! May you prosper and continue to be successful in your work!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 307 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    NYF now rescues children with HIV/AIDS!
    By - Olga Murray - Founder and President, Nepal Youth Foundation
    Dear Friends, The Nepal Youth Foundation has started to rescue children with HIV/AIDS! The New Life Center in Kathmandu, Nepal provides excellent treatment to children with HIV/AIDS while teaching their parents to live hygienically and cook nutritious meals. This training dramatically reduces the risk of acquiring the...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 627 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Celebrating 20 Years of Transforming Children’s Lives in Nepal!
    By - Olga Murray - Founder and President, NYOF
    Dear Friends, The Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation (NYOF) uses an integrated approach to address the multitude of challenges facing Nepali children and empowers them to fulfill their dreams. To learn more about how NYOF’s diverse programs provide freedom for enslaved girls, nutrition, education, loving homes, and...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thanks for the update! Close to 10,000 girls rescued from indentured servitude--what a milestone!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Indentured Daughters Program Site Visit
    By - Bill Brower - GlobalGiving Field Program Officer
    Bill Brower is a Field Program Officer with GlobalGiving who is visiting our partners’ projects throughout South and Southeast Asia. On May 12-14 he visited sites in Dang and Bardia districts in western Nepal that are part of the Indentured Daughters Program of NYOF and its implementing partners (Help Society Nepal, SWAN...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thanks for this informative update on this wonderful program! Your work is inspiring and so important!
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    • Olga Murray
      Olga Murray Hi Bill,It was great to meet with you in Nepal. Thanks for writing this compelling update. Is there a link to your update about NYOF's Nutritional Home program? Keep in touch!Safe travels,Gregg
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    • Bill Brower
      Bill Brower Gregg: Not sure if you got this previously but here's a link to the Nutritional Home program Postcard: http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/help-malnourished-children/updates/?subid=5975
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    A Major Victory for the Child Slaves of Nepal
    By - Olga Murray - Founder and President
    In July, the government of Nepal appropriated 1.6 million DOLLARS to rehabilitate young girls freed from bonded labor. This is an enormous sum in Nepal. It is the culmination of a decade of lobbying by NYOF. The funds may be used for schooling and for vocational training. To my personal delight, and at our suggestion, the...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thank you for this wonderful update on your extremely valuable project. It is great news that the government in Nepal is going to provide education and rehabilitation for children liberated from indentured servitude. May your project continue to prosper!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    NYOF gives Nepali girls rescued from slavery many ways to unleash their potential!
    By - Olga Murray - Founder and President of NYOF
    We are deeply proud of the successes and accomplishments of the girls we have liberated from bonded servitude. Some of the girls who we saved from indentured labor at the age of 16 or 17 have never been to school. It would be too uncomfortable for them to be in a class with first and second graders, so we place them in an...
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    • JennyH
      JennyH Your reports make me feel really connected to the project, and of course I will continue to support it. Kindest regards and thanks to all of you. Jenny
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 394 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    NYOF's project to rescue girls from bonded servitude is spreading across Nepal!
    By - Olga Murray - Founder and President
    Although the government of Nepal is undergoing more tumultuous changes, including a new Prime Minister, NYOF’s programs in Nepal are continuing to transform the lives of impoverished children and provide them with unimagined opportunities. NYOF’s Indentured Daughters Program rescues girls from bonded servitude,...
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    • Carlton
      Carlton Being a journalist myself, it shocked me that one of the 'buyers' was a journalist. I've always though of journalism as something that worked as a voice for the underdogs.
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E What a lovely, detailed, and encouraging progress report! I am so glad that I donated to this project in honor of my mother. Every girl in Nepal deserves more than to be sold into servitude. Please continue your good work. This is a great project, and I am so impressed with your success! Best wishes for your future... Read more »
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    • margowinterlake
      margowinterlake I had never heard of the bonded labor custom in Nepal, and it's very valuable to read a report written by someone in the field. Also inspiring to learn that after only 9 years work, the practice is now looked down upon by the Nepalis living in Dang province!
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James McIntosh

Sausalito, CA United States

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Map of Free Bonded Nepali Girls