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Real World Experience in Ethical Volunteerism

  • June 30, 2016

Last year, Chab Dai, a faith-based anti-trafficking organization based in Cambodia, released a study on the impact of short-term volunteers, both on their own lives and on the organizations they volunteered with. The findings, based on a literature review, surveys of thirty two volunteers, and interviews with sixteen non-profit leaders, provide an enlightening glimpse into the phenomenon of volunteering. Posited within the.

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Meet the Woman Behind Counter-Trafficking in Chiang Mai

  • June 23, 2016

One of the leading figures in the counter-trafficking movement in Northern Thailand, Boom Bean is the founder and Director of The HUG Project (and its offshoot, the ACT Center), which is a multidisciplinary team involved in the protection of victims and investigation of cases of abused and sexually exploited children. She collaborates with Police Lt. Col. Apichart Hattasin of the.

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An Interview with Jason Leon, Founder and CEO of evolve

  • May 28, 2016

  Jason crossing the finish line at the Napa Marathon, which he ran to raise money for evolve’s Love in Action partners.  SOLD: Tell me a little more about what inspired evolve, and how it came to be the brand it is now? Jason: evolve was born from the intersection of my three passions: faith, fitness and fashion. Business for.

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A Conversation with our President

  • January 29, 2016

As we open the New Year, we’ve asked our President, Rachel Goble, to share some thoughts with us reflecting on the past year and looking forward. We asked her a few questions and she graciously responded. Please join us in conversation as we continue to hold steadfast in our mission to end the trafficking of children! JK: Rachel, would you.

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Farang With the Red Backpack

  • September 29, 2015

I look down at my now calloused feet, newly adorned with straight crisscross tan lines as a result of wearing the same sandals everyday for the past month, and I begin to think of how I can possibly try to convey what my time was in Chiang Rai with The SOLD Project. To give a bit of context: I’m from.

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The Perseverance of Ang

  • August 8, 2015

Ang* is one of those teenagers caught in-between. Of her closest friends, one or two have always been the star students determined to break out of their small town mold. Some others have flirted the line of disaster and, through their influence, threaten to pull Ang with them. Through her life, Ang has fought physical difficulties and learning challenges. She.

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Meet Win

  • February 22, 2015

Our Staff Some of our readers may recall us talking before about one of our students, Win, who wanted to pursue a law degree but didn’t have Thai citizenship, so he was uncertain about his ability to ever get a real degree or practice law. Well, we are thrilled to announce that after years of struggle and uncertainty, he got.

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On Serving the Unquantifiable: Interview with Ken Wytsma

  • September 12, 2014

Our Social Media Intern, Vanessa Ashley, recently interviewed Board Member Ken Wytsma. We’d love to share some of his thoughts on service, education, and the intersection of faith and justice. What inspired you to get involved with the SOLD project? I have four daughters, and so for me the issue of gender violence and exploitation hits home that way. It’s.

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Stirring of the Child’s Imagination: Two Volunteers Lead SOLD Kids in Artistic Expression

  • August 10, 2014

From the Field This past month, there were TWO volunteers, Zoey and Amanda, who arrived separately to help out at the Resource Center by leading fun activities for the kids concerning Emotional Expression Through Art and Graphic Design/Typography respectively. Each activity they have lead has been great artistic and mental stimulation for the kids. It has been a joy for.

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Lilley Scholz Fights For Social Justice

  • May 18, 2014

RE:ACT STORY High schooler Lilley Scholz shows us impassioned youth can make a difference too! When Lilley Scholz chose the subject of human trafficking for her high school graduation project, she could not anticipate how the issue would grip her attention and motivate her to do what she could to help bring an end to the injustice. Bearing The SOLD.

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