The Snowflake Effect of Rescue

Impact. That is what changed Zeyar’s life and the lives he’s pouring into today.

Impact is like a snowflake that ever-so-gently floats down and lands on a snowy mountaintop. It has the potential to shift the weight of the mountain, no matter how seemingly small. Snowflake after snowflake, impact after impact, a final snowflake shifts all the snow underneath it. Soon an avalanche is created changing the face of the mountain itself; it's reformed by an impact that gained momentum and created a movement that affected everything in its path.  

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More Than 400 Child Soldiers Released From Myanmar Army in 2014

Over the past year, the Myanmar military has freed more that 400 child soldiers according to the United Nations. This entire transition ultimately began with a pact that was signed in 2012 involving the Tatmadaw army and the UN. Since the pact was signed, a total of 595 children have been released. This pact was the first in a series of steps to end the recruitment and use of child soldiers.

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Burma's Kachin Face Human Trafficking Threat Along Chinese Border (VIDEO)

This touching and informative video highlights the unthinkable reality faced by tribal women in unstable regions, such as the Upper Mekong. Women and children easily become involved in fighting and human trafficking - even those who are lucky enough to escape those situations, must live with the trauma for the rest of their lives. There are also many children born to trafficked women who will grow up never knowing their fathers and may fall back into the same cycle that trapped their mothers. 

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