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Saheli’s Economic Empowerment Program Introduces ‘Meri Saheli’

By Saheli Volunteer, Nikita Singhal Saheli’s Economic Empowerment Program (EEP) strives to support low-income families and female survivors of domestic violence in gaining economic self-sufficiency. The diagram below, taken from Saheli’s website, illustrates the four major services offered by Saheli: financial assistance, educational courses, mentor programs and career planning. Since the organization’s successful Nirbhaya Gala…

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Where are the words to tell you this?

By Saheli Volunteer, Supriya Misra Let me tell you a few scenes of stories you have heard before: Seema feels too anxious to take her exams, her mind racing and her heart beating too fast. Amar seems tired all the time, lying in bed and wishing he never had to get up again. Kiran panics…

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Bookkeeper Needed

Bookkeeper Job Description Saheli seeks a motivated, talented and dynamic individual to serve as a Bookkeeper. Work 1 hour per week, year round. The bookkeeper offers support to an organization’s Board Treasurer, who keeps track of the organization’s financial records. Responsibilities include: Communicate and work with the Board Treasurer and Board President on financial records….

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Volunteers Needed to help with Computers 101 in Quincy!

Volunteers Requests for Computers 101 Do you use computers? Are you looking to utilize your time helping others? Would you like to learn something new or make more friends and get to know your community? Saheli is looking for volunteers for the following 2 spring session classes in Quincy. Commit to 4, 6, 8 or…

Life and Times in USA: An H4 Visa Holder

By Roopal Jain, Saheli Volunteer  Saheli came to me as blessing after six months of regressive failures in finding anything productive to do. In India, I was a Software Engineer who was determined to have a stable career in the IT industry, and who wanted to be self-dependent. But after I got married and my…

Divya Chandramouli

Illusionary Ideals, Imagined Womanhood

By Divya Chandramouli, Saheli Volunteer When we think of Indian popular entertainment, what comes to mind first are the great film industries that dominate the cultural landscape – Bollywood, Kollywood, and Tollywood. Yet TV dramas, or ‘serials,’ as they’re called colloquially, have also been captivating audiences for at least a few decades. For instance, when…

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Development Program Assistant Job Description

Saheli seeks a motivated, talented and dynamic individual to serve as the Development Program Assistant. Work 5 hours week, year round. A development assistant offers administrative support to an organization’s development office, which brings in money and resources from donors to sustain growth. Development assistants handle a variety of tasks related to institutional and individual…

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Saheli Boston: Donor Highlight – Yogi Rana of Billerica

By: Anita Ganesan, Saheli Volunteer Yogi Rana is the owner and one of the DJ’s of Boston Sound and Light Company, an Indian based entertainment and audio-visual company and also one of the key donors for the organization Saheli, Saheli, Support and Friendship for South Asian Women and Families and Friendship for South Asian Women…