This spring, you can free a child from enslavement. Join the "What Will You Do For Freedom" campaign and fundraise for freedom.
Dalit Freedom Network is committed to freeing India's 250 million Dalits from a life of poverty, exploitation, and slavery through quality English education, healthcare, and economic development.
Check out this new video about the international movement to bring freedom to India's untouchables. Through the efforts of ordinary people around the world, the Dalits are being unshackled.
We are offering freedom through education to nearly 25,000 children at our 107 schools across India. Our students are often the first in their families ever to attend school.
Through vocational training and business assistance, we are empowering Dalit men and women to lift themselves and their families out of poverty.
Our health initiatives bring education and treatment to our students as well as to rural communities across India.
Dalit Freedom Network Canada is committed to freeing the Dalits from a life of poverty, exploitation, and slavery through education, healthcare, and economic development.
The Dalits are the world’s largest group of enslaved
people: 250 million men, women and children facing discrimination,
segregation, and enforced poverty. The only way to end this
history of slavery is by giving Dalit children access to
Dalit students enrolled at Good Shepherd Schools learn how to
read and write, but even more importantly, their education allows
them to dream of
another life, a new destiny for Dalits!
By supporting the "What Will You Do For Freedom?" campaign, you
can give Dalit ...
Join "Half the Sky Canada" tomorrow from 10am-5pm!
This event brings together organizations to raise awareness
about how women around the world are turning oppression into
opportunity. At the DFN booth you can pick up great Mother’s
Day gifts made by Dalit Women and learn more about how DFN is
bringing hope and dignity to Dalit Women
Find more information about the event here.
For a Dalit child, having access to education means being able
to escape the cycle of oppression, poverty, and
discrimination generations of Dalits have been struggeling
The Good Shepherd Schools have been providing
education to 24,000 Students. However, our schools are
becoming so well-known that they are continually receiving
enrolment applications. Several schools are at full capacity in
their existing school building. Without immediate funding for
additional classrooms, they will have to turn prospective students
A huge thanks goes out to the passionate people who have been
fundraising for the "What Will You Do For Freedom?" campaign!
Fundraisers Melanie, Adam,
and Danielle have
raised enough money to
keep 8 Dalit children in school for
another year. All together, they and other people
"My name is Aruna. I am 12 years old. I have been a student
for eight years now. I love going to school. My favourite subject
is math, but I also enjoy playing Kabbadi (a popular Indian team
My family is very poor. We own a small piece of land. All
our money comes from what we grow on our land. Each month, the six
of us have to get by on 3,000 Rupees (approx. USD 60). My
grandparents live with us. They are both sick, but we don’t
have enough money for the hospital.
In two years I will graduate from school. I can hardly
Lately I've felt like life is getting so busy, to the point where I forget to think about anyone but myself. I get consumed with how I can do more for 'me.' When I stop and think about all I have, and the needs of others like the story ...
Thank you to everyone who's fundraised, donated and shared so far!
Like most people, I hate loose change. When I was in the bank recently I noticed this change machine and then found out that there are TD Change Collectors being installed in many banks across the lower mainland. This makes it so easy to collect ...
We teach dalit female youths on Modern Dress Making and Embroidery Training through our institutes and find them jobs through partner’s organizations to prevent remigration unemployment porblem. India is a young nation with 70 percent of 700 ...
This is my new look! Sherrin commented that I get to have my cake (the $1200 for Dalit Freedom Network) and eat it too (the cut is not so bad!) Just goes to show you that God knows what He is doing when He directs you to do something! I ...
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"My name is Aruna. I am 12 years old. I have been a student for eight years now. I love going to school. My favourite subject is math, but I also enjoy playing Kabbadi (a popular Indian team ...
The picture doesn't show it well but I have died my bangs a deep auburn. My hope in this is that more people will ask me what on earth I am up to. Then I get my chance to tell them about the fundraising and their opportunity to be involved! ...
Just a quick update here as we just past the 2 week mark. So far I've gotten one fat loss client and one personal training client for this campaign. I've also gotten approval to use a personal training studio free of charge to train any ...