HOPE for 21
There are over 300,000 child soldiers in the world. It’s a staggering number. These children are given no choice but to be subjected to the horrors of war and the consequences that come along with it. Out of those 300,000, one third are located in Southeast Asia. Boys and girls as young as 6 years old are forced into local ethnic armies where they are trained as soldiers for guerrilla warfare.
Project AK-47 is an initiative of HOPE agent, Divine Inheritance. Their goal is to take child soldiers out of hopeless situations and care for them. Working in restricted access regions of Southeast Asia, they provide these children with shelter, food, clothing, education, spiritual care, and love.
HOPE for 21 is a fundraising project that represents direct action to address the immediate and essential needs of children who have been liberated from a life of a child soldier. This includes covering the cost of medical needs, education, rehabilitation, and reintegration.
Thanks to your generosity, the previous HOPE for 18 campaign raised over $10,000 to meet the needs of children who arrived at the home last year.
Thanks to your generous support, these children now have access to much needed education and healthcare and now have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the areas in which they live.
We’re asking for people to again lend their support to this cause, to help lift these children at risk out of the station in life they were condemned to, and instead help provide the opportunity for change and a better future.