“Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities of their future.” ― Maria Montessori
These days often I find myself pondering on inequality of living standards around the world. This is something we no longer can be oblivious to and mark as someone else’s responsibility. Peace – is the centre and heart of Montessori education. Demonstration and manifestation of respect and compassion for children who were rejected by society and were living in Italian slums brought forth incredible success of the Montessori method. Today, when we believe that we had reached great achievements in a battle for human rights, the inequality of life seem to create the greater gap between people. We wait for governments to do something and we are left to believe that we are not enough. But, of course, it’s not true. Each story can begin with one very kind and smart person, like Maria Montessori, who took action to help children who were living in poverty and rejected by society.. More than 100 years later, here we are, following her steps, trying to comprehend the depths and nature of developing human being and deliver the level of respect to children that rightfully belongs to them from birth.
Today I am looking for those who would like to help me reach out to children far away, across the globe, who used to be trapped in sexual abuse and exploitation, now received hope and love with the help from workers of Destiny Rescue organisation. These children get immense comfort just knowing that there are people who CARE. Those children deserve respect in spite of being forced into slavery. They have dignity. Education can help them restore their lost identity and be new again. This is my goal today. Will you join me?
Destiny rescue is an international Christian based non-profit organisation dedicated to rescuing children from human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Our vision is to rescue the sexually exploited and enslaved, restore the abused, protect the vulnerable, empower the poor and be a voice for those who can’t speak up for themselves. We currently operate our various programs in five nations: Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Philippines, and India. We also have offices in three donor nations: Australia, New Zealand and the United States. We’ve rescued over 1400 children from exploitation and trafficking since 2011, helped keep hundreds more from entering the sex-trade through our various prevention programs, ensured justice for those that have been wronged and have raised awareness to untold numbers. And, we’ll continue to expand to help reach even more children in the days ahead!
The reason I am personally involved is that I had a chance to get to know people who actively participate in rescue operations, provide the girls with a safe place to live. They guide those children through the process of restoration helping them gain new skills that will help them to regain dignity and support their families. Today, along with amazing sponsors – compassionate Montessori professionals and bloggers we offer you to show support to those girls and incredible workers by donating towards their educational needs. We invite you to donate $5.50 which will go towards school supplies, books, uniform, various educational needs.
I’ve learned how much children can actually do for themselves if only we provide the necessary means. That part is up to us.”
— Landon Pearson
Our appreciation Thank You gift to you – educational printables – PDF files (total retail value – $14)
All the funds will be directed to Destiny Rescue who already expressed gratitude and appreciation for your kind support and will use them in the most responsible way to invest in children’s education and future. I know I will have much more satisfaction from giving presents to my children this Christmas, knowing that there’s been an effort made on my part to give these beautiful, precious kids reason to smile and look forward to the much brighter day tomorrow. Donating to this cause you will become part of their restoration process. Just the fact that you were moved by compassion and that you CARED will mean the whole world to them.
In a nutshell:
- you are invited to make
- $5.50 donation towards educational needs of children
- who were rescued from sex trafficking
- all donations will be directed to Destiny rescue organisation
- in return you will get immediate access to 5 educational PDF printables of total value $14.50 (free Thank You gift from sponsors – Montessori Bloggers)
- Destiny Rescue Christmas Appeal will be open for donations from November,13 till December, 1 2016
This Appeal has ended. If you wish to show your support – click here.
About Anastasia. Anastasia is the founder of Montessori Nature, a blog about Montessori - inspired and Nature-based explorations. She taught in a Montessori setting for 10 years and has been practicing the Montessori way of learning and living for the last 19 years. She loves designing engaging educational printables for children. Learn more here.