Featured by GlobalGiving.org as a leader in the fight against Female Genital Mutilation, GlobalRoots.org sets a five year goal to end it among the Maasai.
“Complacency is not acceptable — we must take action now to end Female Genital Mutilation wherever it exists,” said Global Roots founder Rick Montgomery on the International Day of Zero Tolerance to […]
While phase one is well under way and Moat Khlar’s school recently planted garden continues to grow, (TLC – www.lakeclinic.org), KIDS (www.kidsdevelopmentsociety.org) and GlobalRoots teams decided to help Sok’s family build a small vegetable floating garden to help improve nutrition from freshly grown morning glory and better sustain their livelihood with supplemental income from sale of […]
Moat Khlar, Cambodia, December 2014.
Global Roots program manager Patrick, working with the Lake Clinic organization (TLC – www.lakeclinic.org)and KIDS (www.kidsdevelopmentsociety.org) , helped kick off the first vegetable garden in this small floating village of the beautiful Tonle Sap lake.
In an interview, Savann, TLC’s project lead, comments “This a very important project for these villagers, we […]
Thanks to the generosity of longtime Global Roots donors Walt and Marilyn Gearhart, we were given the necessary funding to search for, acquire and deliver a golden retriever pup to Kyila’s children.
Now, blind children who are dropped off by their loving parents will have a special fluffy friend waiting to greet them!
“This puppy will be […]
PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO WATCH THE VIDEO OF BELOW OF BLESSING, A 12-YEAR GIRL IN KENYA WHO WILL BE FORCED INTO PROSTITUTION THIS SUMMER IF WE DO NOT TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION.
We visited Iviani Elementary School in Tsavo East last November (see photo below) and our team leader […]
URGENT: If you are moved by this video please consider taking one of the following steps to help us continue to protect Carole’s girls.
1. Consider becoming a sponsor and mentor to one of the Maasai 72. We will introduce you by Skype so that you can follow your new friend’s progress. Please email us to […]
During an intensive research program led by Patrick Firouzian and Rick Montgomery of Global Roots we learned why so many rural Cambodian parents sell their children into the vicious pre-teen sexual slave trade of Phnom Penh and other urban centers.
The main problem is the total lack of social services in Cambodia when any given family […]
Muuo ran away from home to the small town of Emali (a small town along the Nairobi/Mombasa highway) where he hoped he find some small jobs. He decided to hide himself in a Mombasa-bound container without the truck driver’s consent. Unknowingly, the lorry driver decided to rest for a few hours in Mtito Andei, the […]
Tatjana Maul, a Global Roots volunteer from Holland, traveled to Kenya last November to help us tackle a few urgent problems.
Tatjana’s mission had two goals: 1) bring support to 72 Maasai girls who are all threatened by Female Genital Mutilation and help them find a new rescue center. 2) launch a city-wide HIV/Aids outreach session […]
We invite young people across the USA to create fundraisers at their schools to finance a Children’s Garden in Kenya, Tibet or Cambodia.
CHILDREN’S GARDENS are transforming the lives of young girls all over the world. In Africa, vegetables and chicken eggs grown for school lunch programs are convincing impoverished families to send their children back […]