The Seven Summits Freedom Climb- Colorado sponsored by the Wasie Foundation is officially full. We are so excited to have 72 women on our hiking team and 10 prayer warriors on our prayer team. These 82 women are committed to raising up prayer, awareness and funds to help end the atrocities of human slavery, oppression and exploitation of women and children.
The goal of this event is to raise $500,000 to help end modern day slavery. Today nearly 30 million women and children are trafficked, enslaved, and exploited and you can do something about it. The Freedom Climb, a project of Operation Mobilization, gives you an opportunity to pray, give, volunteer or go on our next climb.
Our team will head to South Africa in October, 2014. Men, women and children are invited to join us! The Freedom Climb now has a virtual climber registration. If you are unable to attend, please join us on this journey as a virtual climber and be a voice for the voiceless!
For more information, email Tina Yeager, Director of Freedom Climb, USA Tina.Yeager@OM.org
The Freedom Climb supports projects in Moldova that are giving hope and a future to women and children at risk. Last week I was blessed to be able to take a team of leaders from Mission Hills Church in Colorado to visit Moldova and see first hand the amazing work being done by OM Moldova. We visited many places and saw the joy being brought to orphans and abandoned children as they learn what it means to be loved and to have hope.
Did you know there are approximately 4 million people in Moldova? Many parents leave their children with others or alone as they travel abroad seeking work due to the extreme poverty. One third of children in Moldova are social orphans, often times 8-9 year olds live alone. Although huge orphanages have been created, this is not enough to help these precious children. They are extremely vulnerable to human trafficking. It was said that Moldova is #6 in world for human trafficking. Those statistics reflect that it is in a worst state than Cambodia or Thailand. Many children are lured and sold to Turkey, Romania, Germany and Austria.
OM Moldova has 18 care centers for children at risk. At these centers, many of the children receive the only meal they will eat that day. They learn about Jesus, are treated with love and compassion and are given educational assistance. There is a need for many more centers. Most of the centers are used as churches in the villages.
The picture you see is of a center and church in one of the villages. This center provides the only well with safe drinking water in the village of 400 people. The building is modest as is, but the ceiling is filled with mold and needs to be replaced. As I stood looking at the roof it broke my heart to think that if it isn’t replaced, the building will be condemned and the children will have no where to go and no hot meal. I was blessed to be able to say “The Freedom Climb will give you the funds to replace the roof.”
It is because of passionate people around the world helping to raise funds and awareness that we are able to provide hope and a future to precious children like the ones cared for here.
Will you join us in our efforts to end human trafficking, exploitation of children and oppression?
Thank you for joining us in our efforts!
Tina Yeager, Director of Freedom Climb, USA
Freedom Climb is highlighted on Mission Network News
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Today, nearly 30 million women are trafficked, exploited, and enslaved. Yes, slavery still exists¾and you can do something about it. From July 12th-18th, brave women from the around the world are gathering in Colorado to climb [Insert Mountain Name Here]. To register for the Freedom Climb, please go to http://www.thefreedomclimb.net/events.
Your action directly affects the lives of millions. All proceeds are used to rescue, rehabilitate, develop, and prevent at-risk (and currently enslaved) woman and children. It’s time to take a stand. It’s time to make a difference. And, it’s time to end it now.
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We are so excited about the climb this summer. We will have a great time learning from our leaders of OM projects addressing human trafficking and women at risk as well as tons of fun! Will you join us in Breckenridge, Colorado July 12th-18th? Will you be a voice for the voiceless? Will you invite everyone you know?
Are you unable to attend or feel left out because you are a man and the Colorado climb is only for women? No worries! We have options for you! Join us in South Africa in October of 2014 or climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa with us February 2015. Both are open to men and women!
Today there are an estimated 27-30 million people entrapped in modern day slavery! 80% are women and children and 50% of them are children. The average age is: 12-14. Many used as sex slaves. Will you be a voice for them? Will you help end modern day slavery?
To register and learn more about our events, go to http://www.thefreedomclimb.net/events
May God Bless you,