Because of the generosity of students and leaders at Passion 2012 and the thousands of individuals who participated in 72 Days For Freedom, justice is echoing around the world. More than $3.5 Million was given through the two campaigns and the ripple is multiplying as people continue to stand up for freedom for the 27 million people trapped in slavery.
Fund a year-long prevention program that will reach 48,000 kids who are at-risk of being trafficked. Ukraine - $240,000 – A21 Campaign
Build and fund (8) border monitoring stations and (8) safe homes that will help intercept victims as they are being trafficked. Nepal - $108,480 – Tiny Hands International
Fund (23) rescue operations that will provide freedom for hundreds of forced labor slaves. Chennai, India - $116,955 – International Justice Mission
Fund a 2-year aftercare program for 1,100 forced labor slaves that have been freed. Chennai, India - $115,500 – International Justice Mission
Fund holistic aftercare for (25) children rescued from horrific circumstances. Cambodia - $169,500 – Hagar International
Renovate (12) apartment homes for survivors of sexual exploitation as they experience healing and a new future. Atlanta, Georgia - $141,240 – Wellspring Living
Help fund a Child Exploitation and Online Protection Squad through training, education, and social services. Atlanta, Georgia - $110,000 – City of Atlanta
Establish a vocational training program for 100 people at a manufacturing unit that provides jobs to survivors of human trafficking. New Delhi, India - $56,500 – Not For Sale
Establish and fund (for 1 year) a crisis center for rescued victims of human trafficking. Cape Town, South Africa - $56,500 – Not For Sale
Host (6) action-driven education conferences (for 300 people) on anti-trafficking for Traditional Healers, Police Officers, and Judges. Uganda - $40,680 – Restore International
Fund (2) Ugandan High Court Session to bring to trial Witch Doctors or others responsible for human trafficking. Uganda - $36,160 – Restore International
Purchase and renovate the Sari Bari building where women who have been exploited and trafficked can experience a new life through community and employment. Sonagachi, India - $129,950 – Word Made Flesh
Fund (6) certificate-training programs for 85 aftercare workers. These caregivers will serve 1,260 survivors of child slavery and exploitation over the next year. Asia - $47,460 – Love146
Restore and reconcile (18) rescued children to their families and communities. Philippines - $16,385 – Love146
Build a safe house for 16 young girls who have been recused from abusive situations of child slavery. Port Salut, Haiti - $169,500 – Restavek Freedom Foundation
Build an Innovation Center for young girls born into brothels, but rescued before they were exploited. Western India - $239,560 – As Our Own
To provide alternative employment, training and care for (15) women who have been rescued from sexual exploitation. Bangkok, Thailand - $50,850 – NightLight International
Fund a restoration program for (50) women that includes housing, care, education, and employment for 1 year. Badlapur, India - $84,750 – Bombay Teen Challenge
Fund (15) rescue operations that will result in freedom for dozens of women and children. Mumbai, India - $76,275 – International Justice Mission
Help start the Hope Academy in Atlanta, GA for survivors of sexual exploitation and at-risk girls. $73,500 – Wellspring Living
Provide 40 survivors of human trafficking the essentials to build a new life in Vancouver, Canada. $73,500 – Deborah’s Gate
Help fund a national rescue hotline in Greece. $54,000 – The A21 Campaign
Provide grants to (3) local organizations in Atlanta who are providing rescue and restoration for women trapped in sexual exploitation. $16,6000
More ways we have helped shine a light on slavery:
The 72 Days For Freedom website welcomed more than 56,000 unique visitors from 153 countries and all 50 states. The site provided practical information and action steps. The Freedom hand art sculpture was viewed by tens of thousands of people while on display at 515 Garson Dr. Atlanta, GA ignighting conversations and bringing awareness to a broader audience.
We collected 73,124 signatures on a letter asking President Obama to make our country a leader in the fight to end modern day slavery.
Through Digital All Access, the Freedom Film received more than 23,200 downloads and also received 6,704 views via online streaming. In addition, thousands of people were able to the view the film through screenings on college campuses, churches, and homes.
Thousands of people joined to pray DAILY for the 27 million people trapped in slavery and those who are leveraging their lives to bring prevention, rescue and restoration to them.
Countless people turned their awareness into action by hosting events, concerts, and engaging their friends to take a stand for FREEDOM.
Much has been accomplished, but there is much more to be done. Rise up and join the fight. Together we can shine a light on the darkness of slavery and bring hope to the captives.