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Is Humanitarian Aid Effective at Creating Change?

When we talk about providing international aid, we often talk in acute terms. We react to an immediate and obvious threat and find solutions to directly address that crisis. We witness those struggling with starvation and severe illness, so we respond with food aid and vaccines. When there is an ongoing crisis such as Covid …

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Meera in Prempuri Village

Accountability is Key!

The Covid-19 situation in India has inspired many of us to consider donating funds to aid organizations to help relieve this immense humanitarian crisis. However, when we donate we want to know that our funds are going to the most effective and beneficial cause, something that can be tricky to determine with so many different …

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COVID-19 Doctors Support in India

Responding to the Covid-19 Crisis in India

When we began planning our launch of Divineya this April, we intended to begin our first official fundraiser some time in the summer, giving ourselves a chance to establish our social media presence and engage with our community members before asking for donations. However, the universe clearly had other plans! As it happens, our launch …

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Why Women's Rights?

Why Women’s Rights?

Why Women’s Rights? It’s a simple answer. Gender is the most persistent predictor of poverty and powerlessness in our world today. Women are the powerhouses of developing countries: they produce most of the food, make up a third of the official labour force and care for families and homes. Yet they tend to have fewer …

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Redfort Family

Celebrating the Beginnings

Celebrating the beginnings of Divineya Society: Sisters of India Family connectedness is the heart of our organization. Twelve years ago we journeyed to India as a young family, sharing a life changing experience together. The impact this first adventure had on all four of us was profound, and changed the course of our lives forever. …

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Children of Dishlaad

Seeds of a Sisterhood

The Seeds of a Sisterhood When I was just 11 years old my family and I travelled to India to volunteer with a charity  that supported impoverished children and families living in slums by providing education and financial aid. Being the same age as many of the kids we worked with, I quickly befriended several …

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