Part of our work in El Salvador includes offering resources to women and girls who are human trafficking survivors. We have several initiatives to serve them and to help them build a better future. We recently discovered that several of the girls we work with will be turning 15 all within the same timeframe and so we’ve decided that it’s time to party!
Turning 15 is a really big deal in El Salvador and a 15th birthday celebration is called a Quinceañera. For many girls in El Salvador (and throughout Latin America), turning 15 is a much bigger party then even a wedding celebration. These girls who have survived the horror of human trafficking have no family or community to celebrate this important moment in their lives.
We want to do everything that we can to fill that gap and step in as their family. We are planning a celebration for September 26th to honor these amazing young ladies. We will be getting them dresses, and having a lunch, a special speaker, and a dance party to give them a time that they will always remember.
We are in need of a few sponsors to help us cover the costs of decorations, food, and gifts for the girls. If you are interested in helping us to party with these girls email us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or you can make a donation by clicking here and indicating that your gift is for the “15th Birthday Fund.”
We ask that you be praying with us for these girls that they would truly feel loved at their party and that they would be able to fully enjoy this experience. Thank you for your prayers and support!