Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude

 
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
    • 7 months ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 14 donations
    • 7 months ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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,...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 36 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 12 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 13 donations
    • 10 months ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 10 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 149 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude posted a progress report
    Heading from bonded servitude to a bachelors 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...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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 Kathmandu....
    • 1 year ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude posted a progress report
    A gift of a successful business
    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...
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    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude posted a progress report
    Nepal government bans practice of Kamlari
    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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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 82 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude posted a progress report
    Rescue Enslaved 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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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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 Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude (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...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 164 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude posted a progress report
    The 130% Gift -- Child Slavery has no Gender
    By - Teresa Parker - Development Director
    Despite the efforts of the Nepal Youth Foundation, desperate families in rural regions of Nepal continue to sell their own children into bonded servitude.  Now that NYF and the Freed Kamlari Development Forum have helped to educate the Nepali public about the practice, which has caused an uproar...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude posted a progress report
    Freed Kamlari Meet with Nepal Prime Minister
    By - Teresa Parker - Development Director
    In 2011, the Nepal Youth Foundation helped to rescue a total of 1111 girls from virtual slavery in five districts of Nepal.  Many of those rescued joined the Freed Kamlaris Development Forum (FKDF), an organization begun and sustained by the rescued girls and young women. During the last eight months, the FKDF has...
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 136 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude posted a progress report
    Indentured Daughters Program Update
    By - Teresa Parker - Development Director
      Indentured Daughters Program (IDP)   1. Introduction This project has been going on for the 11 years. Friends of Needy Children (FNC) is the NYF’s partner NGO that has been implementing this project from the very beginning. Although FNC is the lead organization in this project, it works closely with...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 191 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has received 261 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude 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,...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Rescue Girls from Bonded Servitude has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Jackie Frost

Sausalito, CA United States

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