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From the Field By now you have likely heard that Thailand’s recent political unrest has now resulted in a military coup. On Tuesday, May 20, military officials detained political leaders from both sides and instituted martial law. By Thursday, May 22, it was announced that a full coup is in effect. We would like our donors, supporters, and friends back.
From the Field On the evening of May 5th, a 6.3 magnitude earthquake struck Northern Thailand, with the epicenter just outside Chiang Rai, near to where The SOLD Project, our students, staff, and their families reside. Aftershocks have continued to strike over the several days since. We are grateful that our kids are all okay, but almost all of their.
Vote for SOLD in the Program is GOOD Challenge We have an exciting announcement! The SOLD Project has been nominated for the Progress is GOOD Challenge. But we need your help. One of the top ten submissions with the most votes will receive a Custom GOOD video and a feature on GOOD.is to share their project idea. There are currently.
We are very inspired by Michelle’s story! She used pictures from her time teaching overseas to make calendars as a way to fundraise money for SOLD. Michelle has shared her story below…. “I had an idea of making calendars as a fundraiser for a while. Photography is a hobby of mine and I wanted to do something with it. I’m.
We’ve broken ground on a second classroom, and the progress made is exciting…but we still need your help! Due to a substantial (30%) increase in Thailand’s minimum wage earlier this year, which we proudly support, the cost of labor and materials has gone up considerably. We would just like to remind our supporters that Global Giving is hosting its first-ever.
News Article Congratulations to Mark and Cathy Zoradi, this year’s recipients of The FREEDOM Award. The FREEDOM Award is granted to a yearly recipient that exemplifies above and beyond support for The SOLD Project. Mark and Cathy have been supporters of The SOLD Project since it’s founding five years ago. Mark, former president of Walt Disney Motion pictures, first met.
Ember Arts is a business partnering with 28 Ugandan women survivors of war and poverty to assist them in fulfilling their dreams for themselves and their families. The women handmake all of Ember Arts’ jewelry pieces from recycled paper. These women are then able to use the money to achieve things like educating their children or starting their own businesses..
The SOLD Project is proud to announce the launch of one of two brand new videos (the second one, a longer piece, will be released in September), in celebration of our 5 year anniversary! “Travel With Us” is a visual poem told through a compilation of documentary footage captured in urban and rural Thailand by The SOLD Project team in.
Ember Arts, a family business oriented towards humanitarian aid, creates and sells beautiful, tasteful jewelry, like this piece, to support women in Uganda. Ember Arts has partnered with 28 Ugandan women, all survivors of war and poverty, who handmake every piece of their jewelry from recycled paper. The women use the money they earn from these sales to pursue dreams.
We’re in the business of opening doors. We provide a little helping hand in situations where sometimes all a child needs is for someone to look their way and say, “I see you.” Children who, if given even just the slightest sliver of hope, will jump at the opportunity to thrive. We provide scholarships for students whose means are so.