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It Takes a Village...and YOU to build this School!

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Update 1/10/18 ~ Just days remaining  to reach the remainder of funding needed to complete this project.  We are close thanks to the support of so many incredible people, but we're not done.  

$12,500 = education facilities, supplies and teachers for all 300 kids for one year.
$250 =        education facilities, supplies, and teachers for 6 kids for one year
$1 =              food, shelter and medical support for 1 child for a day
Every dollar counts.  You get the idea:)

PLEASE Donate.

At this moment....GENESIS Network volunteers are on-site on the Thai/Burma border building a school that will support 300 children every year.
This project will provide them with the opportunity for education and vocational training...essential, practical skills necessary to create a livelihood, strengthening their future and the integrity of the local economy.

In these regions, education reduces a child's risk of trafficking by 70%.  Prostitution is reduced by nearly 95%.

We recently built a library near the village of Ton Wai.  During our last visit to check on progress, we were taken over a hill, around some bends...and brought to this:

     We were blown away.  In a united effort, the initial phase of this structure was built entirely by local communities pooling their personal resources and what funds they could muster so their children could have a school to attend.
     Their resources ran out years ago and have since been unable to finish the project.  This initiative has already demonstrated personal investment and accountability on behalf of the communities it will serve.  
     Communities working to empower their children.  This is an action to support.

Your donation, together with the donated materials and the support we're receiving from local volunteers, we can complete construction and outfit this school with books and teaching materials for 300 kids.  

That’s a lot of awesome your support will bring to their world:)

   Due to the difficult environment for ethnic minority groups in this area, social and economic infrastructure is nearly non-existent and unable to support education facilities or programs.

     The absence of viable vocational opportunities for these communities creates a vacuum.  Lack of income is leveraged by illicit activities and criminal enterprises.  In this area, there is ongoing transnational smuggling of people,
narcotics trafficking and the recruitment of children into lucrative black market economies including slave labor and child prostitution.  

     The knowledge and vocational skills gained through education is the strongest, sustainable counter solution to this darkness.  This school is a momentous step in that direction.

What happens when we reach our fundraising goal? 
We promise a finished, 6 classroom school to provide schooling to 300 children, every year.
Exponential opportunities created. 
A community made stronger.
Empowered kids with a vision and a pathway to a positive future.

We cannot achieve this without your help.  
PLEASEsupport us with your donation and, together, we can see this awesome initiative through!!

T h a n k  Y o u!!  
(Visit our Instagram for progress updates ~ See your donations making AWESOME things happen!!) 

     *The Kid Launch  program is an effort to bring support where other initiatives have not reached or, in many cases, have failed.  The communities we support have sought out our help and are examined before selection based on specific criteria that warrants our action.  Specialists conduct community evaluations to determine the potential effectiveness of our support and to ensure our direct development efforts will result in long-term sustainability.

    * *100% of donations received go to this project.
At the close of the campaign, ALL fees collected from GoFundMe will be matched 100%. 
Every cent goes to the effort you are supporting.
...Need even more motivation to support us??  READ THIS from GENESIS Network founder,  Adam Swartzbaugh...


Lauren Swartzbaugh
Kittery, ME
Genesis Network
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