The Education After Escape campaign reached a significant goal of over $20,000 in its one month campaign (July 18- August 18, 2014). Help us raise even more funds to educate the escaped schoolgirls who were abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria by going to https://www.youcaring.com/nonprofits/education-after-escape/228007.
As the world’s attention turned to northern Nigeria and the demand for the return of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls, it is important to note that although these women and children may escape Boko Haram’s clutches, they do not escape the long term effects of their capture. With the mass abductions of nearly 300 hundred Chibok girls, Boko Haram has had a chilling effect on girl education in northern Nigeria. Amazingly, some of the girls have managed to escape their vicious captors.
In the midst of this atrocity, the education of Nigeria’s girls has been disrupted and there is a real risk of having a lost generation, thereby risking the long-term peace and development in Nigeria and the wider region. Every girl deserves the right to an education! These rescued girls are living in constant fear of Boko Haram’s further vengeance and need your help.
Organizations like Jubilee Campaign USA are trying to make a difference. Jubilee Campaign, a US based non-profit organization with a track record of helping victims of violence in northern Nigeria, is assisting 10 of the girl child victims, who courageously escaped the confines of their Boko Haram captors, to send them to specialized boarding schools where their traumatic experiences may be transformed into empowering triumphs over evil. Each girl will be able to enroll in a school where she will grow in wisdom and stature while gaining mental and emotional support. Through this campaign, these girls who due to cost, environmental threats, or ongoing Boko Haram violence in Nigeria, would otherwise be out of school and thus their future potential and healing neglected, will have the opportunity to survive.
The Education After Escape Campaign seeks to be the change. We are looking to mobilize $125,000 in 1 month (by the end of August 2014) to support the transportation and education of 10 escaped girl victims from Boko Haram terrorists, leading them to a hopeful and successful future through education.
On behalf of the children that we help out, we thank you, so much. We have done this successfully with one girl from Chibok already. Now we want to do it for 10.
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Who we are at Jubilee Campaign USA:
Information about all correctly registered charities in the U.S. is made available through Guidestar.org. Jubilee Campaign has been an IRS registered 501(c)(3) since 1991. You can find this information:
Jubilee Campaign is listed with the Combined Federal Campaign, and our listing can be found by typing in our full name (Jubilee Campaign USA Inc) in that official website:
Jubilee Campaign is listed as in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council on page 56 of this document on their website:
In October 2010, Jubilee Campaign undertook the Justice for Jos Project in order to advocate for victims of Boko Haram violence in northern Nigeria. Since then we have tirelessly advocated for Boko Haram to be designated a Foreign Terrorist Organization on Capitol Hill. Throughout that period, we have also been advocating for refugees and the internally displaced from northern Nigeria violence. Through this work and contacts within U.S. Congressional offices, we have raised awareness and brought help to victims of Boko Haram including introducing them to visiting U.S. Congressman Christopher Smith, Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, and Congressman Steve Stockman. After contacting some of the escaped girls, ten of them completed applications to further their education in Europe or the U.S. We have secured admissions for these ten in boarding schools, and we are fundraising to cover the costs of these admissions, travel, and other needs.
With affiliated offices in Washington, D.C., the U.K., and the Netherlands, Jubilee Campaign is a U.S. registered 501c3 charity that seeks justice for the oppressed. We partner internationally to advance human rights and religious liberty of ethnic and religious minorities; advocate for the release of prisoners of conscience; and protect and champion the physical and spiritual freedom, safety, and care of children and families abandoned, orphaned, homeless, refugees, internally displaced persons, human trafficking victims, relief of poverty, and otherwise victimized or suffering injustice. Jubilee promotes peace, reconciliation, and rehabilitation in conflict areas and legally defends the right to life and dignity from biological conception to natural death where such defense is required.