Working closely with local communities, the Nepal Youth Foundation and its founder, Olga Murray, provide a creative, humane alternative for these families, helping them keep their daughters at home and putting the girls in school.
Our greatest allies in this effort are the returned girls themselves. They have organized themselves into clubs that actively discourage parents from selling their daughters. If they hear that a father is considering bonding his daughter away, they appear at
The innovative Indentured Daughters Program rescues girls who were sold into virtual slavery. For only $100, the Nepal Youth Foundation gives each family a piglet or goat as compensation for the girl's wages and enables her to go to school,