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Give the Gift of Light

Light her path this Giving Tuesday. Hundreds of millions of our sisters in India are living in deep darkness...
IN INDIA... 45 million children are working today.  47% of girls are married before 18.  Every 17 minutes a bride is burned to death over dowry. She’s traded like property.  Every 20 minutes a woman or girl is raped. Most go unprosecuted.  50 million girls are missing in India. That’s as if every single girl in America disappeared.  86% of India’s women live on less than $2.50 a day.  250 million of them are robbed of education… It’s not too late to give it to them.
You hold the flame to her freedom. Through Sister India, you can give her a comprehensive education for a one-time gift of just $30.
80% of a students reach a fifth grade reading level within the year. Income-earning potential doubles. Before the class, 41% of students advocate child marriage; after, only 5% do. The 51% who advocated child labor at the beginning of the class has shrunk to 6%. Girls who once wer…