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ANNUAL REPORT ARCHIVE

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2019 Annual Report

Here is a snapshot about the services and activities Kiran conducted in 2019!

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2020 Annual Report

An overview of our services, outreach, and more in the midst of a pandemic.

IN THE NEWS

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15 Minutes: Seema Kak, Executive Director of Kiran Inc.

Indy Week

Our mission is to end the cycle of abuse and empower South Asian victims of domestic violence for the entire state of North Carolina by providing culturally specific services. We began in 1998; it was just a volunteer organization. A couple of women got together and wanted to highlight the domestic violence that had started to pick up, or at …

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Kiran Inc.

Cary Magazine

What started as an organization run by volunteers Vandana Shah, Sudha Shreeniwas, Shivali Shah, Aaiysha Khursheed and Susan George blossomed into the only nonprofit in North Carolina equipped to provide culturally specific crisis case management services to victims of domestic violence in the South Asian community.

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Domestic Abuse in the Desi Community

The Seema Weekly

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As someone who writes about women’s issues, women’s empowerment tied into their wellness, and teaches yoga to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence, I know how pervasive domestic violence is within the desi community.

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Volunteer Organization Kiran Advocates for South Asian Victims of Domestic Violence

The Daily Tar Heel

The Daily Tar Heel wrote a great article about Kiran, highlighting the need for Kiran's culturally specific services.

SPEAKER SERIES

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Speaker Series: January

Shabnam Rupani of Hegemon Group International speaks on the importance of being money savvy and …

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Speaker Series: February

Mental health counselor Rita Schabel speaks to us about teen dating violence, how to become …

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Speaker Series: March

Zahra and Nazim Huda demystify the tax process and pave the way for financial literacy …

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Speaker Series: Autism 101

Shagun Gaur from North Carolina Autism Society talks to us about parenting and more with …

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Speaker Series: April

Zumrad Ahmedjanova and Melissa McCurry speak to us about childhood scars, sexual assault as experienced …

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Speaker Series: May

Dhruti Dholakia talks about the lingering impact of trauma through the generations, and how we …

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Speaker Series: June

Dr. Amar Saxena talks to us about the South Asian LBGTQ+ experience in America

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Speaker Series: July

Dr. Shefali Parmar addresses parents, kids, and the community on COVID anxieties as our world …

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Speaker Series: October

Licensed Mental Health Counselor Rita Schabel speaks about the effects of domestic violence on children …