Spring Update

Posted on May 25th, 2017 by

Dear Praying Friend,

You have been such an important part of what God is doing to make girls safe and free that I wanted to share a brief update with you.

Since our last report to you, our co-workers rescued 4 little girls, ages 4-8, from growing up in a brothel community in India. The girls are now in a She Is Safe-sponsored safe home where they are dearly loved, receiving education, developing their skills and forming faith for a lifetime.

Our Economic Empowerment work is multiplying and innovating – preventing the sale of girls and building up those who have been abused. Today, Syrian refugee girls are gaining new life and trade skills rather than being sold into marriage.

Our literacy, saving and lending program, along with new micro-enterprise training, is equipping mothers to be successful business owners – even in South Sudan, where women are earning enough to pay for their daughters to enter schools and universities… and so much more!

As you continue with us in this good work, we will see even more girls safe from slavery and free to change the way girls are viewed in the future.

Read more about this in our spring update, now available for digital download.

With much thanks,

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Michele M. Rickett
Founder & CEO

P.S. Please share this exciting update with your friends and family.

Pantaloons, Protections and Pencil Pouches

Posted on September 29th, 2016 by

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Dear Praying Friend,

When I arrived on the island of Sumatra, people were demonstrating for YuYun, a bright girl who was raped and murdered by seven men and seven boys on her way home from school.

People were furious about yet another horrific incident of sexual violence. In response, the president of Indonesia called for stronger protections for children and harsher penalties for perpetrators.

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Pantaloons and Protections

This new indignation emboldened us to reach more children with our Abuse Prevention and Recourse Training. In that training, we bring Ten Tips to Safety, a hotline for help, underthings for girls and school supplies to about 50,000 Indonesian school children each year. Boys and girls learn to treat each person as a sacred gift from God. Children practice sharing safety tips with each other in preparation for talking with their parents.

One essential piece needed as a barrier of protection is undergarments. It’s a simple fact of life that most girls in the developing world have no undergarments. ZERO protection is the norm.

We gave every girl a cute pair of pantaloons with a ruffle at the knee. This new layer of protection is also a waving flag to any would-be perpetrator that this child has been informed and has recourse with a hotline number and trusted adults in her circle to report any abuses.

Right now, three communities are inviting us to provide prevention and recourse to 50,000 at-risk children, and we do not know how long this door will be open to She Is Safe. For only $10 per child, we could see life become dramatically safer for girls in the world’s largest Muslim country!

Click here to give the gift of Pantaloons, Protections and Pencil Pouches to Indonesian children (Select “Support a Specific Project -> Indonesia-Pantaloons, Protections and Pencil Pouches“).

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Until all are safe,

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Michele M. Rickett
Founder & CEO

P.S. We have teams ready to go into each school as soon as the funds arrive. Please be as generous as you can as quickly as you can-and mobilize others to join too.

 

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