When we work in prevention, we often contend with competing forces: positive ones of inspiration and achievements, and the more difficult ones of intransigence. Staff member Kate shares a day in her work and what it took to wade through both the highs and the lows. Earlier this month, I called the four students that one of our sponsors takes.
As many of you might already know, The SOLD Project began not as a full-fledged organization, but as a documentary: the vision of young artists and filmmakers who wanted to shed light on human trafficking and the dark underbelly of a bright, fantastical tourist destination steeped in the sale of human beings. Steeped in the sale of children. The founders.
In this post, Resource Center staff member, Nathan Ritter shares some recent experiences that have reminded him why he does what hedoes. Recently, I’ve been trying to broaden our students’ perspectives on life by introducing them to new fields of study or new educational activities. I have been doing this on my own and having volunteers do it as well..
Erin Giles is founder of a movement to help raise awareness about the crime and tragedy of sex trafficking and is partnering with various entrepreneurs and social influencers to spread the word and provide support for organizations that are working against sex trafficking—organizations that include The SOLD Project. The campaign has set a goal to raise $25,000 by October 25,.
On October 16-18, join in on the FIRST EVER global online conference dedicated to issues surrounding child trafficking. Hosted by Touchpoint Child Protection, the UK’s Counter Human Trafficking Bureau, and Love146 Europe, this event is an attempt to bring together the global community fighting to end child exploitation. Representatives from the business, healthcare, government, law enforcement, and not-for-profit sectors will.
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.
From the Field We work with kids who are at-risk. We are aware of the risks and challenges they face every single day. We see many close calls. We see families confronting impossible decisions. We see children who must exhibit the fortitude of people many times their age. This is the job. For the most part, The SOLD Project operates.
get involved Supporters of The SOLD Project, Michelle Auerbach and her fiance Brian Brooks, are going above and beyond acts of daily generosityby donating their wedding to The SOLD Project! In this post, we’llfind out what that means and see just how they did it. Michelle and Brian, thank you so much for your incredible kindness and willingness to share.
The SOLD Project family is growing! Today, we’d like you to meet one last addition to our family. Nongnut Jamparat, who goes by the nickname Khae, has recently joined our Resource Center staff as Community Development Manager. Nongnut Jamparat, whose nickname is Khae, graduated with a degree in Social Science (Social Development). Originally from Naan Province, Khae joined The SOLD.