Projects

Hope in Life Foundation is engaged in several projects both at the local and global levels. All projects are aligned with the mission of the organization, which is, empowering women and children through training and education.

 

Project – Children’s education in Nepal and Kenya

NEPAL – Hope in Life Foundation works collaboratively with Divine Art of Yoga Center located in La Habra, California  to identify and educate children from impoverished families especially those impacted by the earthquake in Nepal a few years ago. The children are from a school in Hethauda, Nepal. Currently Hope in Life Foundation supports the education of 4 children via their ‘restricted education funds’. With donor support, the organization hopes to reach at least a dozen children by end of 2018.

 

KENYA – Hope in Life Foundation works collaboratively with God’s Vision of Africa (GVA) Projects to educate a child at the Maximum Impact Center in Nairobi, Kenya.

 

Project – Rehabilitate  girls ages 11-17 rescued from human trafficking in India (ACTIVE)

Hope in Life Foundation is collaboratively working with Gyanodaya Foundation in Mumbai, India to deliver this project. Rehabilitation of 100-250 girls includes and is not limited to (1) building a facility where girls can stay safe and get educated; (2) enabling girls to continue with their computer education. Currently the girls have less than 10 laptops/PCs to help them learn coding. Hope in Life Foundation is actively seeking donations from corporations and individuals to keep moving this project along. Laptop donations are highly appreciated.

 

 Project – Safe Campuses

Projects under this category are run on campuses. Students and their families are educated on Title IX. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from discrimination based on sex in education programs and activities that receive federal financial assistance.

The Title IX regulation describes the conduct that violates Title IX. Examples of the types of discrimination that are covered under Title IX include sexual harassment, the failure to provide equal opportunity in athletics, and discrimination based on pregnancy. To enforce Title IX, the U.S. Department of Education maintains an Office for Civil Rights, with headquarters in Washington, DC and 12 offices across the United States.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. Title IX and Sex Discrimination.

College Students Rights on Campus –  https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/college-student-rights/

 

Project – Empower Me (Prison work in India and USA) – ACTIVE

India Prison Work – Made possible by grant from American Women for International Understanding (awiu.org). To learn more go to https://shurukolkatadotorg.wordpress.com

                

              

Projects in this category are geared towards empowerment of women in prison. The organization has collaboratively delivered 3 projects in India. Read more at https://shurukolkatadotorg.wordpress.com. The projects are of a cathartic nature and also help with self realization and development. The projects give inmates life skills they may use in the future, upon release. Hope in Life Foundation constantly requires volunteers with skills in data collection and analysis, forensics, psycho therapy, psychologists to help deliver  education projects at California Institute for Women.

 

Project – Cities for CEDAW (ONGOING)

  

UNA-USA-Orange County Chapter nominated Hope in Life Foundation to bring United Nations Convention to Eliminate all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) in Cities of the County. Cities for CEDAW is a campaign to implement a CEDAW ordinance in 100 or more cities at the municipal level by 2016.

The Cities for CEDAW Campaign has been divided into three phases:

Phase I Invite collaborative NGO’s with offices in several cities in the United States.

Phase II Develop and secure funds to support grass roots efforts and provide tools and materials proven to be effective to all Cities for CEDAW advocates.

Phase III Conduct action oriented webinars and share models that have been successful. And work together – NGO/CSW – WIN – DOSW and all participating NGOs and cities to gain CEDAW implementation.

Source: http://citiesforcedaw.org/about/

 

Project – Interfaith (ONGOING)

The organization works with various religious communities and interfaith groups to establish peace and harmony via dialog, healing circles and prayers. The primary focus being training and education of women and children.