Posts Tagged "Human Trafficking"

New Girls’ Home

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in Blog | 0 comments

Nestled into the greenest of valleys in the mountains of northern India lies a structure being developed into a loving home to 17 young ladies (between the ages of 2 and 13). These beautiful girls come from some of the darkest and most horrific pasts. Many were born into the brothels where their mothers work, some were simply forced to work as prostitutes as well, and a few were given as Devadasi sacrifices (as babies) to the temples. At this home the girls are given the love and nurturing needed to encourage them to overcome their previous lives. They attend proper school along with the...

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10 Facts About Human Trafficking Everyone Should Know

Posted by on Feb 20, 2014 in Blog | 2 comments

Live58 published the following article about human trafficking last year.  The 10 facts presented are eyeopening still relevant today:  Freedom is a short, powerful word we take for granted every day. It’s hard to fully appreciate freedom when we’ve never had it snatched away from us. We get to choose our jobs, where we live, what we eat. If we are unhappy at work, we have the freedom to quit and find work elsewhere. Unfortunately, some people aren’t so lucky. They live the majority of their lives without ever experiencing freedom due to modern day slavery. Millions of men, women and...

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TED Talk: Lisa Kristine On Human Trafficking

Posted by on Feb 5, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

For the past two years, photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the world, documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares hauntingly beautiful images — miners in the Congo, brick layers in Nepal — illuminating the plight of the 27 million souls enslaved worldwide. (Filmed at TEDxMaui)   Share this:FacebookTwitterEmail

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Our 2012 Report Card

Posted by on Dec 30, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

It’s almost the last day of 2012 and in an effort of good faith, we wanted to share a little bit about what we’ve been doing this year. Many of you give generously to our work and you deserve to know where that money goes. In the year 2012: We provided weekly counseling for nine girls/women rescued from the sex industry. We provided daily educational classes for nine girls including the following subjects: math, history, science, English, Bible, Hindi and art. We did art therapy with the girls and sold their semester projects in order to help raise money for their...

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*Gita, 18 years old

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

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