Archive for July 2015

New Girls’ Club in Kern County

It might be hot outside, but that doesn’t mean our team is slowing down! We are excited to have launched another girls’ empowerment club in the Beardsley area last week. During a craft activity, the girls were asked to decorate bags by depicting what they find beautiful about themselves. Felicity wrote: ‘God loves me’. Female…

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A new way to partner with Global Family & the Daughter Project

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Much to do in Myanmar

We are excited to receive a report from Myanmar that 300 traffickers were arrested in 2014. This is great news, but the need for prevention remains significant. According to Mr. Win Naing Tun, Chief of the anti-trafficking police, ‘The victims are more than 3000 and most of them are girl children.’ Many of the victims…

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Local Effort

As temperatures rise in Bakersfield, so do our efforts to protect children. Club activity in at risk areas around the city continues and volunteers working to get the shelter ready are moving ‘full steam’ ahead. A big THANK YOU to the many volunteers who are committed to building relationships with local children and families and…

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Team Meetings in Nepal

This week in Kathmandu, we met with members of our team from India, Nepal, and Myanmar. We enjoyed sharing successes and challenges in protecting children and preserving families in each country as well as goal setting for the future… alternative family care options, boys’ curriculum, and continuing education for young ladies at risk. These individuals…

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