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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.
On Wednesday, June 12 (just TWO days from now!), Global Giving will generously match EVERY gift you make to The SOLD Project at 50 percent! If you ever wanted a way to make your donation stretch, here’s how. For all donations made this Wednesday, a $20 contribution becomes a $30 contribution. $50 becomes $75. $1,000 becomes $1,500!! It’s a one-day only.
We’re excited to announce next week’s matching gift campaign with One Day’s Wages (ODW); a grassroots movement of people, stories, and actions to alleviate extreme global poverty. ODW promotes awareness, invites simple giving, and supports sustainable relief through partnerships, especially with smaller organizations in developing regions. Beginning Monday, May 13th at 9:00AM P.S.T we will be raising funds for The.
Thanks to the overwhelming contributions of our fabulous supporters, we’ve been able to break ground on a second building at The SOLD Project Resource Center!! This has been a dream of ours for a long time now, and finally, it is becoming reality. In this new building, we will have: – two new classrooms (including a computer lab) – a.
The SOLD Project has made it onto Girl Effect Headlines! The Nike Foundation’s philanthropic site, The Girl Effect, frequently highlights organizations that are doing groundwork to help empower girls and raise up entire communities. We’ve just been featured! You can check out the article here: HOW EDUCATION IS DEFEATING THAI SEX TRAFFICKING and then, please, spread the word!!