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Help the voiceless to succeed! Be part of their lives!
Greetings of love and peace from Ben Chinnappan, founder of Dalit Solidarity, a nonprofit and tax-exempt charity, established in 2000. I pray that you and your loved ones remain in good health. Our tax-exempt charity continues to radically impact the lives of the poor and marginalized, as it has for more than 22 years. Truly, the way concerned friends like you have come forward to care for the poor, hidden peoples of India, is a miracle and a special grace of God for our day. It is a simple fact, that Dalit Solidarity could do nothing without you. You are the backbone of Dalit Solidarity, helping to extend God’s transforming love – a love that frees Dalits from a life of poverty, exploitation and slavery. Nothing is beyond God’s power and loving plan. Let’s unite in thanking God for the way His plan manifests in friends like you, and through Dalit Solidarity.
For almost two decades, Dalit Solidarity has been actively serving a population often forgotten and oppressed. They are Dalits, one sixth of the Indian population. They are often considered less than human. While caste-based discrimination continues to grow and equality is just a dream, our continued work in the vital area of education, healthcare and development have ignited peoples’ hope for a better future. Dalits have been the victims of social oppression, economic injustice and institutional violence for centuries. This is quite a long way but at least a good road map to succeed their empowerment and emancipation.
Dalit Solidarity serves as a lifeline to those living at the fringes of society, encouraging, and educating them. The success of a nation depends on how the least and vulnerable of our society are cared for. While India has become an economic superpower and joined the billionaire club, 25% of India’s population, almost 300 million are still invisible and insignificant and remain marginalized. The poor and the marginalized always live-in hope – hope of bettering their lives and rising up to stand in equality with their fellow human beings. This hope is realized through people like you. Your support is vital in helping us leap over our pressing budget hurdles and in ensuring that we can continue our excellent service to our little ones. Love has no limits and boundaries. It will travel as far as you let it. Together we can make difference! Please join us and give them hope.
Please join Dalit Solidarity in giving hope to the hopeless and power to the powerless. Small or large, your donation will pave the way to a bright and limitless future for our children and widows. All donations to Dalit Solidarity are tax-deductible. Your support will enable us to continue our mission. You can also donate online easily and securely at www.dalitsolidarity.org or by a check payable to Dalit Solidarity, and mail to P.O. Box 178995, San Diego, CA 92177. Contact us at email@example.com or at 708-612-4248
Dalit Lives Matter! Make Your Impact
Dalits are the victims of an ancient form of persecution and segregation in India known as the caste system. Caste is based upon the Hindu belief of “Karma,” the notion that one’s present life is based on the good and bad deeds of their previous life. Thus, if one is born into a life of struggle, it’s because of past misdeeds. Such thinking excludes the impulse to offer charity, because each person “deserves” their current status in life and must work out his or her own destiny. Approximately 25% of India’s 1.3 billion people are Dalits — that comprises nearly 300 million people! Even after 75 years of India’s independence and economic advancement in recent years, Dalits remain marginalized, invisible and oppressed. Social exclusion, economic sanction and lack of education deprive the Dalits of basic human rights, even today. This suffering group is kept far from the benefits of equal education, career advancement or political opportunity.