In 2007, inspired by Nobel Peace Prize Recipient Dr. Muhammad Yunus‘revolutionary micro financing breakthrough, Yoga Gives Back began supporting micro credit programs. Through the Grameen Foundation, we funded programs who lend small loans to women who are otherwise excluded from the conventional banking and financial systems. YGB partnes with local NGOs NISHTHA in West Bengal and Deenbandhu Trust in Karnataka. In the last eleven years, YGB has grown to fund over 1200 mothers and children with with a minimum of five-year commitment to each person.
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