Health
 Nepal
Project #2739

Psychological Counseling for 20 Nepali Children

by Nepal Youth Foundation (NYF)
Vetted
Jan 13, 2010

NYOF Plans to Eliminate Child Slavery from Nepal

These girls are free from slavery and in school, thanks to NYOF
These girls are free from slavery and in school, thanks to NYOF

Dear Friends,

This is going to be an exciting year for the Nepalese Youth Opportunity Foundation. Next month, our staff will fan out over the five districts in west Nepal where girls are enslaved as bonded laborers to carry out our dynamic awareness program against the bonding custom. We will have a new weapon in our arsenal this year in addition to the piglet or goat we give the parents as incentives – the new government program to pay for the education or vocational training of all the girls we rescue. This is the culmination of a decade of lobbying the government by NYOF! We will emphasize to reluctant parents that their daughters will be eligible for a fully funded education by the government if they will consent to bring them home from their labors. Our plan is to rescue thousands of girls who have been or are about to be sold. Within a few years, we plan to completely eliminate the horrible tradition of selling Nepali girls into bondage. Those of you who have contributed to this cause have our eternal gratitude.

We still need your generous support to liberate the bonded girls and conduct our awareness campaign, because the government funding will not be used for these purposes.

We are deeply grateful for the contributions you have made. Please give as generously as you can, so that we can continue to help kids in Nepal to uncover and develop their full potential. We have a proven track record in making the most of your donations – you can do more good with a dollar in Nepal than almost anywhere else, and we spend a very small percentage of donations on administration (as evidenced by our four-star rating from Charity Navigator). We hope you will help us in our efforts to make a difference in these children’s lives.

Please let us know your thoughts by providing feedback in our comments section! Also, please tell your friends, family and colleagues about NYOF’s accomplishments!

Warm regards, Olga

Olga with one of the girls at K House, NYOF’s home for the needy
Olga with one of the girls at K House, NYOF’s home for the needy

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  • Miriam E
    Miriam E Thanks for this update on the valuable work you are doing in Nepal; my very best wishes for your quest to eliminate child indentured servitude for girls in Nepal! Such a worthwhile cause, and you are making great progress! Best wishes for your continued prosperity and success!
    • 7 years ago
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Nepal Youth Foundation (NYF)

Location: Sausalito, California - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.NepalYouthFoundation.org
Project Leader:
Jackie Frost
Sausalito, CA United States
$1,552 raised of $10,000 goal
 
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