JUSTICE RISING SCHOOLS

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JUSTICE RISING SCHOOLS

Justice Rising has three schools in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Currently, we have one school in Goma, the provincial capital in the Eastern Province, and two schools in Kalembe, a small village up north...

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Empowerment

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Empowerment

The head of staff in a middle school we worked closely came to us, saying of his students: “The girls are being sold, forced to have sex with foreigners, while their parents keep the money.” We knew many of these girls, knew their families, and knew that we had no option but to get involved...

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Education

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Education

Justice Rising believes education is one the of the greatest means of lasting transformation. In our partnership school on the Kenyan coast, we sponsor 40-50 two to four year olds in an Early Childhood Development school.

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The Storytelling Movement

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The Storytelling Movement

War touches everyone in its path. In a war zone horrors are witnessed on a daily basis by children and adults alike. Without tools to help them heal, these individuals continue to carry emotional and mental wounds from war-related trauma, often leading to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)...

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Freedom Boys Project

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Freedom Boys Project

Amidst armed conflicts, a tragically common side-effect is children being abducted into the army. UNICEF provides helpful clarification that this can include abduction or recruitment of children into any capacity in the army—“not only…a child who is taking a direct part in hostilities.”

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Leadership League

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Leadership League

In mid-2014, we noticed a significant increase in the number of teenage boys being abducted into the rebel army or, feeling powerless against this inevitability, choosing to join the army in order to protect their families from threats.

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