Thoughts

Taking Nothing For Granted

  • November 23, 2014

From the Field I recently invited two of our top scholarship students to spend a weekend at my home in Chiang Mai, where I could treat them to special activities tailored to their interests. One student has been studying French and is a budding Francophile—her, I invited so I could share French movies with Thai subtitles, fresh baked pastries by.

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Thoughts

Give the Gift That Keeps on Giving

  • November 20, 2014

Give a gift that keeps giving. For each donation of $25 + you’ll receive a SOLD ornament with a customizable Christmas Card for you to gift. How To Gift:   Choose an amount ($25+) to give in your loved one’s honor. We’ll send you a card and ornament for each donation over $25. Give the ornament and card to your.

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Thoughts

What to Change the World? Sponsor Education.

  • November 12, 2014

Every year The SOLD Project admits twenty new students into our scholarship program: and these students need sponsors! The scholarship program, just one part of our multi-faceted prevention program, acts as the ‘bridge’ to building relationships with our students and their families. By offering a scholarship to a student the cost of school is unburdened from the family, and that.

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Thoughts

Supporting the Dream

  • September 27, 2014

This post comes from an activist vision trip attendee, Christine Rose, sharing her reflections on her time spent with us at The SOLD Project. Thank you Christine! “We become 3-dimensional to one another when we realize that our struggles are the same, even as they look different.” – Darling Magazine, Anthropology When I speak with young people in the most.

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Thoughts

Teen Pregnancy Rate on the Rise

  • September 21, 2014

A recent article in The Bangkok Post shared findings from a report that pregnancy in women under the age of 20 is on the rise. This troubling trend is something that we, at The SOLD Project, have tried to combat through sex health & healthy relationship awareness programs, counseling services, and mentorship of our scholarship students. But it is be.

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Interviews

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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Thoughts

Not Just Staying Alive…Choosing to Live

  • September 5, 2014

Suki* used to stay home every single day. After school, she would curl up for a nap or to spend hours in front of the TV. Not by choice, but because her family insisted upon it for her health. All her life, they told her that playing with other children or otherwise exerting herself would cause her health to deteriorate..

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News

Tony Campolo Supports The SOLD Project

  • August 13, 2014

t was a great joy and honor to host Tony Campolo at The SOLD Project’s U.S. Headquarters in the Bay Area yesterday. It was a beautiful time of sharing stories about justice and why prevention of child exploitation is the key to battling human trafficking. Tony is an American sociologist, pastor, author, public speaker and former spiritual advisor to U.S..

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Interviews

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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Thoughts

SEE FEEL CREATE: TAKE 2

  • July 26, 2014

RE:ACT STORY One of our former volunteers, Zoey Hart, was so inspired by her time spent with The SOLD Project that she took activities that she created for the kids to a whole new level and turned her ideas and experiences into a book! Here, Zoey shares her thoughts and  perspective. Please check out her awesome ebook (link below)! To.

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