Did you know that you can still help orphans and widows without donating any of your own money? And even without leaving your home? It’s possible! And it’s actually very easy – and fun – to do! Here are 3 ways you can support Kinship United without using your own money: Donate Your Birthday, Anniversary, or… Create a fundraiser in honor of your birthday, anniversary, or just because you feel like it! Invite your friends and family members to donate an amount equal to how old you are or to how many years you and your spouse have been together.
On August 19th, we celebrate World Humanitarian Day. It’s the one day out of each year that we recognize the hard work and dedication of individuals and organizations looking to make the world a better place. It’s a special day to honor the first responders and unsung heroes who react without hesitation to the most heartbreaking crises around the world and put their lives on the line in dangerous situations with the sole intention of making life better for the suffering. World Humanitarian Day is also a day to raise awareness for the millions of people being impacted by these
Ever since Fatima Bey was a young girl, she knew she was here for a specific purpose. “God put me here to change lives,” she said. And that’s exactly what she's doing. For years, the talented seamstress, teacher, and entrepreneur has been faithfully helping Kinship United take on a preventative approach to human trafficking. Fatima’s life-long passion for sewing and teaching has given her a unique way to connect with vulnerable women and create sustainable change in high-traffic regions throughout Africa & Asia. She generously donates a portion of her earnings, helping to take human trafficking one step beyond raising
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons is coming up Tuesday, July 30th. The buying and selling of humans, known as human trafficking, is one of the world’s worst crimes. In fact, human trafficking affects every country in the world. (UN) With an issue so global, it can seem overwhelming, right? But there are ways we can get ahead of the danger and protect potential victims together. Who Are the Victims, and How Can We Protect Them? Traffickers usually prey on the weakest in society, those who are vulnerable and desperate. Impoverished young girls and women are the most at risk
When Beatrice was 10, the unimaginable happened: her mother lost her battle with AIDS. She remembers her mother’s death vividly, saying that she watched the AIDS eat away at her bones until she died. What could possibly be worse than that? Well, her father had already died of the same disease 5 years earlier. Beatrice was an orphan. Her parents’ deaths left her and her three siblings under the care of her aging grandmother. But her grandmother was too weak to provide for Beatrice and her siblings. So instead, little Beatrice became the breadwinner of the home. At the age of