SF Chronicle Article on Nepal Highlights How a Local Activist is Challenging Indentured Labor

Posted by Preeti Shekar

For the past 20 years, Olga Murray of Sausalito has dedicated her life to helping to educate, house and clothe Nepal's neediest children. The 83-year-old Bay Area local's efforts include fighting the practice of selling young girls to be domestic slaves, or kamlaris, by parents too poor to feed their children. At the Global Fund, we have supported over 75 groups with nearly $1.9 million in grant support. Among the groups in Nepal we have had the privilege to support is Shakti Samuha, an organization that established first shelter for and by trafficking survivors in South Asia. Read this inspiring article in the SF Chronicle, about a local activist who works to change the status quo of rural Nepali women and children. Read Article

 
 

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