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On the ground in India: ‘Daughter for sale’

On the ground in India: ‘Daughter for sale’

Here in the United States, if you saw furniture sitting beside the road, you’d probably assume it was trash or free to anyone willing to come pick it up. In the Banchara community of India, though, furniture sits along the streets for a different reason. A bed beside...
On the ground in India: Nisha’s one of the lucky ones

On the ground in India: Nisha’s one of the lucky ones

Nisha isn’t one of those kids who hates school. In fact, she loves it! Whenever she visits her friends, she’s always offering to help them with their lessons and encouraging them that getting a good education is the key to reaching their dreams. That’s because Nisha...
Love your neighbor: the single mom

Love your neighbor: the single mom

Imagine a single mother moves in next door to you and your family. Her car is rarely there because she’s always at work — a job that completely drains her, but it pays the bills. You watch her son get off the school bus every day with your own kids. You wonder if...
On Human Rights Day, help set one girl free

On Human Rights Day, help set one girl free

In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly met to draft the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This was just a few years after the end of World War II, and the world was still grappling with the injustices that had been imposed on people because of their race,...
Who is your Mina?

Who is your Mina?

I’ll never forget the day I met Mina. She arrived at the center the same week I did. I was spending a semester in South Asia, working with a program dedicated to helping girls get off the streets and acquire the education and access to vocational training they needed....
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