Ashley and Jacob need a home after escaping abuse

A microproject by Pathways to Safety International Vetted since 2008 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month Site Visit Verified

Summary

Ashley is living with Jacob in a domestic violence shelter after they escaped abuse in Bolivia last month. Ashley has been able to secure a job and find day care for Jacob. Her parents gave her some money to help her move into an apartment but she is $600 short.

$600.79
total raised
20
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

Ashley's husband in Bolivia became very abusive and she was forced to flee home with her son Jacob last month. She has worked hard to secure a job and day care for Jacob, but she still needs an additional funds to be able to move into an apartment.

Solution

Ashley and Jacob will be able to begin over again at home in the USA in their own apartment and live violence free lives.

Long-Term Impact

The project serves 500 women per year empowering them to find alternatives to a life of violence so their children grow up in violence free homes with their self-esteem in tact with the hope of stopping the cycle of violence in future generations.

Resources

http:/​/​www.866uswomen.org
Mini-documentary
Today Show May 2007
Interview with Paula Lucas

Organization Information

Pathways to Safety International

Location: Portland, OR - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.pathwaystosafety.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Paula Lucas
Founder
Portland, OR United States

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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