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Thu, October 26, 2017 3:22pm
posted by ygb in Success Stories
Renuka comes from a poor family from a village called Hommaragalli, H D Kote taluk, Mysore District. Her mother was unwed and living with her father and brothers. Renuka's father, who is their relative was visiting their home frequently. A romantic relationship developed. When Renuka was born her father was not willing to get married to her mother.



Renuka's mother lodged a complaint... read more
Thu, September 28, 2017 2:58pm
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This is Ranuk. Her mother, Lakshmi, was an orphan girl brought up by foster parents who had no children of their own. Lakshmi married Ranuk's father Mahadeva who worked as a wage earner. Unfortunately Mahadeva became mentally unstable and couldn’t support his family. Lakshmi left home with Ranuk and her brother and joined Shakthidhama for shelter. Later her brother was admitted to Deenabandhu.... read more
Fri, September 8, 2017 10:26am
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This is Surya. Surya's mother once worked as a house mother at Deenabandhu Boys home and Surya also lived at the home.  His mother was tortured by her mentally unstable husband but later decided to return to her husband at which time Surya was also released from the home. After couple of years she approached Deenabandhu to return Surya to its care.  She was finding it very difficult to... read more
Tue, August 15, 2017 4:59pm
posted by ygb in Success Stories
In 2010, YGB developed "Sister Aid" to directly provide impoverished mothers with micro-loans and young daughters and orphans with education funds. Since then "Sister Aid" has been able to double the number of fund recipients every year, now reaching nearly 900 mothers and children in Karnataka and West Bengal.
 

 

This is the Shakti Kendra group and lace work is the prime... read more
Mon, August 7, 2017 2:51pm
posted by ygb in Success Stories
In 2010, YGB developed "Sister Aid" to directly provide impoverished mothers with micro-loans and young daughters and orphans with education funds. Since then "Sister Aid" has been able to double the number of fund recipients every year, now reaching nearly 900 mothers and children in Karnataka and West Bengal.

This the Tejaswini group whose collective business is Rope making.

A member of... read more
Mon, July 24, 2017 11:28am
posted by ygb in Success Stories
In 2010, YGB developed "Sister Aid" to directly provide impoverished mothers with micro-loans and young daughters and orphans with education funds.

Since then "Sister Aid"  has been able to double the number of fund recipients every year, now reaching nearly 900 mothers and children in Karnataka and West Bengal.
This is Reboti of the Shakti Montra group in West Bengal. Her business of... read more
Sat, June 3, 2017 4:58pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
With your support, YGB now funds 26 children for their education and living expenses in the loving home at Deenabandhu Children's Home Karnataka, India. This home houses about 100 boys and girls who have absolutely no other place to live. $500 a year can support these children fully. Join us to make a real difference in these children's lives and donate now! Swetha is now in 3rd standard at... read more
Tue, May 16, 2017 1:08pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
In 2007, Yoga Gives Back met with Jayashree, who just received her first micro loan. Her dream has been to give higher education to her two sons. Filming for the last nine years, this short film documents her eldest son Guruprasad's incredible achievement and dedication to become a dental surgeon. Jayashree's dream truly lives in Guruprasa'd life. Music generously donated by DJ Drez and... read more
Mon, April 17, 2017 1:37pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
Girls are essential agents of change in breaking the poverty and discrimination cycle. YGB is truly grateful to have the support of our first corporate sponsor Pure International, headquartered in Hong Kong, through its Corporate Responsibility Program (CSR) initiative, commit to fund higher education for ten underprivileged girls in the backward villages of Parganas of West Bengal with a five-... read more
Mon, September 12, 2016 1:07pm
posted by YGB in Success Stories
Here is an inspiring story of a couple in the US, who decided to donate to YGB’s program from their wedding celebration and are now seeing the real impact of their generosity. They wish to remain anonymous.My husband and and I were fortunate enough to celebrate our union in grand fashion. Amidst the parties, the dances, and the food, we also wanted to include some kind of pay-it-forward... read more

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