January: Human Trafficking Month

Finding the Forgotten Faces

Around the world, January is a month of hope, as individuals and organizations bring light into the dark world of human trafficking. Allies joins this cause through prevention – educating kids about the lurking dangers before they age out of the orphanage. Why do we do it? Simple:

Human Trafficking

Average Life Expectancy

of orphans aging out of the orphanages in Eastern Europe.

Human Trafficking Stats

15,000 teenagers as young as 16

have been released from orphanages with nothing but the clothes on their back and a small bag of personal items.

Orphan stats

Job   |   Prospects   |   Education   |   Family   |   Support System

Human Trafficking and orphans

At least 51%

will become homeless, incarcerated, commit suicide or fall victim to human trafficking.

 

Allies in Youth Development
engages orphans through nurturing friendships,
modeling biblical love, and providing education –

Empowering: Life Change

 
 

What is Life Like for an Eastern European Orphan?

Get a glimpse of the daily challenges children face in the orphanage.

 
 

Engage

By training and engaging in-country university students
and partners, we cultivate a culture of involvement that
benefits orphans in and outside the orphanage.

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Educate

Orphans need education, training and opportunities. Proper skills development through our education
programs ensures their success and safety when it's
time for them to lead independent lives.

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Empower

Abandonment can lead any child down the wrong path. Restoring their motivation, self-worth and dignity empowers them to make better choices, improves educational abilities, and forms a foundation for success.

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Who Do We Serve

One Volunteer’s Experience: Spending Time with Sergey and Sveta

Growing up at the hand of an abusive father, Sergey and Sveta were accustomed to a life barely meeting emotional and basic needs. Memories are very hard to get rid of. Nights are especially difficult, as that is when their father would take in the alcolhol and the nightmares would become reality again, just like the night before. They were finally removed from their father’s care and placed in the orphanage.

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Harry Potter has not lost its magic but continues to draw new fans and also excite the old ones.

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3-Year Plan

The odds are stacked against Eastern European orphans, but Allies has a plan. Read how Allies is making a difference in the lives of thousands of orphans each year through human connection, education and life skills and how you can be a part of it.

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How You Can Help?

Donate

Your partnership provides mentorship, education and physical necessities for the orphans.

Donate Now

Volunteer

Come to our “packing parties” to prepare boxes of
donations to send to
Eastern Europe.

Volunteer Now

Give Items

Donate new hygene items, school supplies, craft kits, new or gently used clothing, toys, games, and other items for the kids.

Give Now

Share

Spread the word to your friends and colleagues. Or help us with our corporate sponsorship program by letting your employer know about Allies.

 
 

Through Education, Mentorship, Hope and Love

Read stories of recent orphanage visits by our team and what kinds of improvements the children are making because of love and attention from someone who cares.

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