Free Bonded Nepali Girls

 
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Earthquakes spark a spirit of volunteerism
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    Nearly 40 former child slaves who were trained as health aides through the Nepal Youth Foundation’s vocational training program traveled from their remote village to Kathmandu, where they volunteered at our temporary recovery center for earthquake victims. The young women spent two weeks following the April 25th...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 17 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Dressing for success.
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    Some former child slaves are learning a trade -- and taking great pride -- in designing, creating and promoting their traditional Tharu attire. About 20 young women from the Tharu community of Western Nepal who were sold as domestic child slaves in a practice known as Kamlari are enrolled in a training program to design and...
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    • Miriam E
      Miriam E Thanks for the update! Impressive results with more than 12,300 lives impacted very positively! May you prosper in the future!
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 16 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 13 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    NYF puts girls freed from slavery on the road to independence
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    We launched our Indentured Daughters Program in 2000 with an audacious goal -- to end the practice of Kamlari, the system in which girls from desperately poor families were sold into domestic slavery. Since then, Nepal Youth Foundation has rescued over 12,300 girls and returned them to their home communities, importantly,...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 14 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls posted a progress report
    Empowerment and employment for former child slaves
    By - Jacqueline Frost - Development and Communications Manager
    We have changed the name of our Indentured Daughters Program to Empowering Freed Kamlari because we accomplished what we set out to do in 2000 and have helped bring to an end the terrible practice of child slavery in Nepal known as Kamlari. NYF is now helping thousands of these former indentured servants move towards a...
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 8 donations
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 160 donations
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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 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 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!
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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 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 made updates to their project page.
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  • Free Bonded Nepali Girls has received 374 donations
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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
    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 330 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...
    • 3 years ago
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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 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 296 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 530 donations
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James McIntosh

Sausalito, CA United States

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