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swabhiman

you know the women of manualscavevger community goes to work manually cleaning faeces early in the morning and come back to home up to12.00 (noon)and the girls age group of 8 to 16 year deprive from eduction because the girls stay in the home for care small child and keeping other house hold works. In the over serve girls child up to 10 to 14 leave the school mostly this practice of community,50% girls withdraw from primary schools and the girls deprive from education .and this cause is mostly occurring to make illiterate women

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Hi,

Thank you for sharing. Our girls need to be liberated from doing house chores at the expense of an education. To liberate the girl child, we must in my view, educate the mothers and the community to know the dangers of illiteracy and its direct connection to poverty.
When you educate a woman, an entire society is educated lifted out of poverty.
Keep talking until the mothers, fathers, families and communities begin to see girls as people who deserve fair treatment and equal rights to an education and a decent livelihood.

All the best

Liz

EWG

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I agree with Liz that the

I agree with Liz that the best that can be done is to create awareness so that education can be viewed as necessary to change the cycle of poverty. Your strong understanding of the necessity of education will help bring such awareness to this issue. The more awareness that is created will help to change the mindsets of governments in such a patriarchal society. Thank you for sharing.

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i agrre

I agee with this and I send my testimonial soon

rajendrakumar

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A strong voice for these girls

Rajendra,

I applaud your efforts to help these girls. I read your profile and admire you very much. The changes you are trying to bring take great strength and courage. I have read stories and have seen documentaries about the situation you described. Are these girls considered "dalits" or "untouchables"? This is one of the interesting articles I read about them. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2003/06/0602_030602_untouchables...

I don't really understand how it is to live in a country with a caste system. Is it possible to help the mothers to start a small business in exchange for allowing their daughters to go to school? There are non-profits that offer micro-loans and other organizations like Heifer International that could help. I am guessing the families are very poor and it is mainly for economic reasons that the girls do this work. I would love to hear your ideas and plans to combat this problem and give these girls a brighter future. They are lucky to have someone with your passion to fight for them.

Please keep us posted on your progress and activities.

Peace and blessings,

Kara-Amena

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to help by your supporting adea

dear Madam
Kara-Amena
thank to given to time read my story and given concentration this very right your guessing their family very poor they depend only this work so t is very crucial that they need developing to skills and financial supporting also,I read about micro loans in this your comment and you coated a name of organization ( Heifer International) I want more information about it.So please help me to best working for them I hop you may help to this community

rajendrakumar

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Hello dear Rajendra. Here

Hello dear Rajendra. Here are some links. I don't know if they will help, but they are the kinds of programs that can help people to fight their way out of poverty. Even if they do not serve your area, they are good ideas for projects that you can start on a very small scale. For example, job training programs, small business support, sponsorships.

http://www.heifer.org/
http://www.kiva.org/
http://www.worldvisionmicro.org/
http://www.womenforwomen.org/programs-supporting-women/sponsoring-a-woma...

I would love to hear what efforts you have made so far. Can you start with one family? And try to give them the advice, support and tools they need to improve their economy? It will help you to raise more money and more interest if you can show some results. The experience will also be a good learning tool for you. You will learn how much time and money is needed to make a difference.

I wish you luck and hope you will stay in touch.

Kara-Amena

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helo dear madam Kara Amena
i read your reply of my mail thanks again and i wish your guidance as for working in my field very useful, so i want much guidence about it
thank you somuch
Rajendra Kumar

rajendrakumar

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One family

Dear Rajendra. Please tell me your idea. Imagine you can help only one family. What would you do? How could you help them? Make a plan or a proposal. Talk with one of the families and learn about their ideas. Think about the challenges and how those challenges can be overcome. I am very interested in seeing you succeed in this cause. But you must help the family to be independent. You can't just give them money. They need to learn to support themselves a different way. Send me a private message with your ideas. And don't stop in your dream to make a difference. Every one of us is capable of making a change - even a small change can lead to bigger ones!!
~Amena

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