Our Indiegogo campaign is now live. We need to raise $35,000 to send our next group of Courageous Girls to basecamp Everest. But we need your help to: Outfit the girls with proper training and climbing gear. Reserve flights to Nepal for our 8 young survivors. Pay for mountaineering guides and sherpas. Pay for the permit […]
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As we type, Silvia is on her way to summiting her 4th of 7: Denali. At 20,327 feet, Denali (also known as Mt. Mckinley) is the third tallest peak in the world and just over half the climbers actually reach the top, so we’ll keep our fingers crossed for Silvia. She’s one of about 250 […]
On March 12, Courageous Girls founder Silvia Vasquez-Lavado will be speaking at the United Nations for their Commission on the Status of Women. This is an exciting and prestigious opportunity to speak with the world about our efforts to help young women who have been victims of sexual violence.
The day is bright following last night’s thunderstorm. Crows, dragonflies, and butterflies fly in the warm air around me. I’ve been sitting for the last two hours with a heart that is flowing with folk songs, warm smiles, and incredible moments of learning and connection. Teaching to three groups of extraordinary young women (and one […]CONTINUE READING →
Here is example of how the work is starting to spread immediately – in private settings and in shelter homes for trafficked youth – following the Mumbai training. Here’s some of the good work being shared. Proud to share with you that now we are also trained to conduct i-Rest – Integrative Restoration Workshops for […]CONTINUE READING →
After a full four-days we’ve completed the first iRest® training in Mumbai. The participants (all Kolkata Sanved DMT practitioners) will be immediately integrating their new skills. Each experienced personal shifts in their energy and understanding. They are eager to continue practicing and implementing what they’ve learned with the individuals and groups with whom they work. […]CONTINUE READING →