KRISTI GIAMBATTISTA

Sambhali Trust

Sambhali Trust is a non-profit charitable organization since 2007 based in Jodhpur, India whose primary focus is the development  women and children in Rajasthan. The organization works with women and children from communities all overJodhpur and the rural Thar desert area surrounding Setrawa, who experience discrimination on a daily basis because of their class, caste and gender.

The Sambhali Empowerment Centres are the core projects of Sambhali Trust. Along with Sambhali Primary Education and Vocational Training, Sheerni Microfinance Project, Sambhali Scholarship Project, Sambhali Boarding Homes, Sambhali Primary Education Centres, Sambhali No Bad Touch Project, Sambhali Studio, Sambhali SOS Project, Sambhali Nirbhaya Helpline.



The organization helps these women break their cycle of poverty and financial dependence on family members. They do this by teaching them valuable and practical skills so they are able to earn a living. They educate those who could not go to school because they are born female. They sponsor children from less fortunate families so they can continue to attend school and break the cycle. They provide counseling and support for the women if they've been abused emotionally or physically . Sambhali Trust gives them a voice and a support network to nurture their hopes and ambitions. This allows them the freedom to work towards their personal dreams.


http://www.sambhali-trust.org/


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