Sometimes the world's problems seem too big... too overwhelming. But my wife Lorena and I believe if we can make a difference to one child, then they can make a difference in their family... make a difference in their community... and make a difference in the world.
For the price of a coffee... we are just asking you to donate the cost of one coffee. Go without your fix for the day or drink the coffee at work. If you want to give more... then more can be done.
The money goes to maitinepal whose grassroots efforts are saving one child at a time from aids and prostitution. A child that could be very much like your own.
Anuradha Koirala - 2010 CNN Hero of the year and maitinepal founder had this to say. "This problem of trafficking children and women needs to be addressed, because HIV and trafficking are synonymous with each other. The fundamental human rights of the girl child are being seriously violated. It is a heinous crime, and it harms the girls physically and psychologically. It's also increasing the transmission of HIV to a larger population."