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Posts by Charity Jensen

Jyoti Needs a Sponsor!

Dear Friends, Today was a special day as my daughter and I spent the afternoon with 8 very special girls in Kathmandu, Nepal. Their beautiful smiles, warm hugs, and contagious laughter make it difficult to comprehend the abusive and exploitive situations from which they have been rescued. One of the younger girls, Jyoti, was abandoned by her mother…

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'Adopt' a Girl in Kathmandu Today

Dear Friends, We are excited to have launched a new family care home in Kathmandu, Nepal. This home provides shelter, food, clothing, medical care and educational fees for 8 daughters who have been rescued from trafficking and exploitation. The girls, having lost family support, are now part of a new family with siblings, caregivers and…

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Girls' Clubs in El Salvador

In February, we told you that the Daughter Project had launched in El Salvador. We are excited to report that clubs have formed, and young Salvadorian girls from at risk areas are coming together to learn about inner beauty and ways to protect themselves in a country plagued by economic and social insecurities, high rates…

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Respecting Girls

James is a 12 year old boy from Bhaktapur, Nepal. He attends one of our boys’ empowerment clubs. Yes, we now have clubs for boys!  “James is good in studies but he never intended to take his responsibilities at home… he thought only females does household work. He did not obey mother and sister too.…

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Purchase a Sewing Machine for a Woman in Nepal

This is a tangible opportunity for you to give hope to a woman in Nepal. Our Karuna restoration program offers restoration and skills training to women coming out of exploitation, and you can be a part. By donating $150, you can gift a sewing machine to one of our ladies upon graduation and give her the means…

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Report Card

Not all report cards are share-worthy, but this one is! Our efforts would be worthwhile to help just 1 child or 1 family, but how exciting to protect, care for, and restore so many.   You and our Global Team make this possible. Please continue to give… myglobalfamily.org, daughterproject.org and directgood.org!  We look forward to reporting upon our progress again next year. 

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Things are Growing Around Here!

The girls attending our ‘Girls Only’ drop-in center on Union Avenue are getting their hands dirty… in a good way! They are planting tomatoes, squash, lettuce, carrots, onions, beans, cucumbers, and jalapeños and having a lot fun. Activities like these are great opportunities not only to learn but to build relationships.  A big thank you…

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Awareness in the Forest of Shan State

Our coordinators are always hard at work in Myanmar… this time in a remote area of Shan State where many daughters have left for China. The villagers complain that illegal agents come to their homes and lure their girls away for work, but the girls never return and the families do not hear from them. …

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Fun in Kathmandu

We are always happy to share pictures like these… girls in Kathmandu, Nepal having fun decorating balloons. The past year has not been easy for them between the devastating earthquakes and border blockades. Young Nepali girls have been especially vulnerable as community life has been greatly disrupted. These girls are being cared for by our…

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What a Fabulous Event!

Last Saturday, the Wonderful Aviation hangar was transformed into a beautiful space for our annual Best of Bakersfield gala. The evening was spent reconnecting with old friends and meeting new ones all in support of Global Family & the Daughter Project. Many thanks to our sponsors, Dignity Health, Advanced Distribution, Varner Bros., San Joaquin Community Hospital,…

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