Dec-21-2013 | Project-AK47
Philippines Relief Benefit Concert
Last weekend some of our wonderful supporters in Nashville hosted a benefit concert to help raise funds for our Philippines relief efforts. The night was a great success, full of friends, great music and education about the ongoing needs in the Philippines.
Interested in hosting an event or fundraiser? We'd love to talk to you! Please email Kat Mathena at Kat@ProjectAK47.com
Feb-12-2013 | Project-AK47
Blue Mohawks Can Change The World
Children have a unique view of our world. With the right encouragement, they will believe anything is possible. With the right tools, they will accomplish amazing things. They are gifted imitators. Give them something great to imitate… Meet our friend Vincente. He is 13 years old, in the 7th grade and an imitator of two ...
Oct-03-2012 | Child Protection
You Can Help Rescue Child Soldiers in Mindanao
These children walked 30 kilometers to beg us to build them a school. Find out why. Mindanao child warrior Mindanao has the highest number of child soldiers in the Philippines – being used and abused by the NPA, MILF, MNLF, Abu Sayyaf, and smaller rebel factions. No one knows the real number of child soldiers ...
Sep-24-2012 | Project-AK47
Anti-human trafficking collaboration with Bella Veritas
As Project: AK-47 fights to free children who are enslaved and exploited in countries around the world, other organizations are working in the USA to promote freedom and justice on our plantet. Just Projects International, the umbrella organization of Project: AK-47, is also working to educate the masses about the causes of all forms of ...
Sep-20-2012 | Project-AK47
Anti-human trafficking collaboration with TIATF
The umbrella organization of Project: AK-47, Just Projects International (JPI), is working to collaborate with others who promote freedom and justice for all. The only way to stop the trafficking of all children in the world is to work on all fronts, dealing with the source, the market, and those who work as recruiters and ...
May-04-2012 | Project-AK47
Live An Alternate Story
Not long ago I had a surprisingly deep and meaningful interaction with my eldest daughter. Neve is eight years old and has always had a heart that’s sensitive to the needs of others. In recent years, Neve’s sense of justice has grown as she’s become more interested in the plight of people around the world.
Mar-09-2012 | Project-AK47
Vision, Creativity & Passion
No it is not Christmas time again. As you may know, we have been highlighting some of the creative ways that the Project: AK-47 community supports what we do around the world. This week we want to introduce you to Christine Jackson
Jan-13-2012 | Project-AK47
12 Ways To Be A Hero In 2012
Last week we showed you 6 ways to engage with Project: AK-47 and become a hero to former child soldiers. You can see those HERE. We’re back this week with 6 more things you can do to join the rescue.
Mar-08-2011 | Project-AK47
5 Ways to Protest & Engage Child Trafficking
The prerequisite for changing the life of a trafficked child is not that you travel across the world or throw mounds of money at the problem. It's simply that you care. You can be broke and stuck within the 4 walls of your own home and still make the difference between a child being a kid or a killer. Here's how...
Dec-20-2010 | Project-AK47
Thank you, Counterpointe Solutions!
At Project: AK-47, we love to celebrate the participation of our community. Counterpointe Solutions recently became a corporate sponsor for one of our children’s homes in the Golden Triangle region of Southeast Asia, which is an incredible gift to our rescued children there!
Nov-02-2010 | Project-AK47
Thank You, Responders!
Back in June, we posted news of a fire that devastated one of our homes for rescued girl soldiers, which fortunately happened while the girls were attending school during the day so none of them were hurt. We called on our community to raise the funds necessary to give these girls new clothes, and you responded by completely funding this effort!
Oct-21-2010 | Project-AK47
Call+Response Raises $7,500 for Our Project in Burma!
Project: AK-47 was honored to partner with C+R as a responding organization through which people could actively seek justice for child soldiers. In a very short amount of time, abolitionists gave $7,500 through C+R for our aftercare project in Burma, 100% of which arrived in our mailbox this week! We are extremely grateful, both to C+R and those who gave, as this means food security and sustainability for the child soldiers we’ve rescued in Burma!
May-07-2010 | Project-AK47
“BUHAY: SHELLS OF HOPE”
Documenting the Human Reality of Child Soldiering. We who have heard about the pandemic of Child Soldiers rarely get to witness the reality of these children’s plight. How did a gun end up in this child’s hand? Who gave it to them and why? How does that child feel after killing? We want to answer ...
Feb-19-2010 | Project-AK47
4 WAYS “YOU” CAN END CHILD SOLDIERING.
We may not have all the money or resources in the world, but that doesn’t mean that 20-somethings are not an asset to ending the plight of child soldiers.Here are 4 everyday things we can do that, in reality, are revolutionary: