Category Archives for : Interviews
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Kate Tierney is visiting us for a few months and generously donating her time and skills to help run some inspirational workshops for our kids. Welcome, Kate! How has your time at The SOLD Project been so far? I can’t believe I am already half-way through volunteering in Chiang Rai with The SOLD Project- time is flying by way too.