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  • Tailoring Skills Give Women Independence

    Tailoring Skills Give Women Independence

    May 17, 2018 | Oasis India

    The women studying in our tailoring unit in Mumbai are beyond ecstatic as they work towards building up their own small businesses. One of the volunteers from the drop-in center introduced the team to Enactus, which is an NGO that provides sustainable livelihood for women that are from underprivileged communities. Enactus ordered laptop pouches and … Read more

  • From Abandoned Wife to Professional Tailor

    From Abandoned Wife to Professional Tailor

    April 21, 2018 | Oasis India

     Amina* was very young when she fell in love with Rabuil* and married him. Since Rabuil* was a contractor, his work required him to move often. In 2017, they moved to Nallasopara, which is where Amina* went from being happy married to being abandoned. He left impulsively one day, leaving Amina* alone, scared, and with … Read more

  • Human Trafficking Awareness for a Community

    Human Trafficking Awareness for a Community

    March 17, 2018 | Oasis India

    Children are becoming more and more susceptible to fall victim to human trafficking through social media channels. A rally to create awareness of this issue was conducted recently in an area where we work. Twenty-five teenage children participated in street plays that were meant to inform the community about various types of trafficking. They discuss … Read more

  • Tailoring Classes Empower Women

    Tailoring Classes Empower Women

    February 25, 2018 | Oasis India

    Sasi is the tailoring coordinator at Oasis India. She completed her Technical Teacher Certificate (TTC) and has been a part of our ministry for over a decade. Here is her experience in the tailoring unit, in her own words. “It is a wonderful experience to teach someone something. I feel great when my student begins … Read more

  • Street Plays Educate a Community

    Street Plays Educate a Community

    February 3, 2018 | Oasis India

    Awareness and education are two key items on the road to ending human trafficking. To accomplish this, Oasis India staff and volunteers set up and act in street plays about child labor, child safety, and human trafficking in three different areas. One of the locations, the KRP market, is the connecting point between the states … Read more

  • VBS in a Migrant Community

    VBS in a Migrant Community

    November 21, 2017 | Oasis India

    Community Borhali Project: This region in India is where many of the migrants from different parts of the country have settled, and most of the children here get involved in illegal work and ruin their lives. Our Ministry Partner organized a VBS program during the school vacations so the children could participate. There were 160 … Read more

  • Success Stories from the Field

    Success Stories from the Field

    October 24, 2017 | Oasis India

    It has been a very busy time for our ministry. Here are just some of the stories and projects that we have been involved with over the last month: The Borivali Hub organized a dental care camp for the children last month. It was a great success, and around 176 children benefited from this camp. … Read more

  • Medical Camp

    October 2, 2017 | Oasis India

                                            Oasis India, along with the Madras Mission Hospital, conducted a general medical camp in Chennai. Around 140 people from in and around the community benefited from the event. A local church was gracious enough to … Read more

  • Fighting Against Gender Discrimination

    Fighting Against Gender Discrimination

    August 27, 2017 | Oasis India

      Oasis India is working to transform the lives of people that otherwise would not have much hope for their future. Rabiya, like any little girl, loved studying, but the patriarchal society around her kept putting down her goals because of her gender. In India, 53% of girls in the age group of 5 to 9 … Read more

  • Stopping child labor

    August 3, 2017 | Oasis India

    According to the latest census data, there are over 8.2 million child laborers (aged between 5 – 14 years) in India. Hallihalli, the community in Bangalore where Oasis India runs several programs, is a hub for child labor. Importance is not given to education, and many families run a small business where their children begin … Read more