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 Jharkhand Tribals- Champions of Change 

22nd April, 2017

Project Baala now has 15 ChampionsOfChange who are from the tribal villages of Jharkhand at risk of trafficking. Ahaan Foundation empowers these girls who have now gone onto become Mukhiyas, marathon runners, football champions and a lot more. We met Rupni yesterday whose courage is an inspiration to Team Baala. She was only five years old when her family sold her to another village, soon after her father was killed in a drunken squabble. But Rupni has come a long way since then - she fought the odds with her unbeatable spirit and has grown into an enterprising young woman. She now lives in Delhi, has given a Ted Talk in Allahabad, and plans to run a marathon ! The budding athlete told Baala that she loved the workshop and the fact that she got to talk freely about her periods and ask questions. She is now our champion and like the rest of the 14 girls will conduct Baala awareness workshops in her village. #ProjectBaala #ChampionsOfChange #SalutingSpirits