La Strada Czech Republic, o. p. s.,
is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization that has been working in the
Czech Republic since 1995. All activities of the organization are targeted
at finding solutions to the problem of trafficking in human beings.
La Strada is a member of an international network of nine partner organizations
in Europe focusing on responding to the issue of human trafficking.
In its work La Strada applies a multidisciplinary approach concentrating
on three areas:
- Information and advocacy work
- Prevention and education activities
- Direct social assistance to trafficked persons
La Strada is a bottom-up network that uses its first-hand experience,
gained through direct contact with trafficked persons, in designing advocacy
and prevention strategies. It is also a prorights network, keeping the rights
and interests of trafficked persons at the center of its attention.
La Strada Czech Republic, as a nonprofit organization, relies on external
funding to be able to carry out its activities. The ultimate goal of those
activities is to achieve social change, where trafficking in humans would
no longer be possible. more…
For more information on La Strada’s mission and activities, visit
the La Strada website at www.strada.cz.
One of the ways Bluebird aims to help organizations involves using the
business knowledge and skills of its members to help the organizations become
more effective and productive. In this spirit, Bluebird is assisting La Strada
in its effort to improve internal communication and management skills as well
as in the presentation and communication of its mission and activities.
Fundraising for core activities
Other efforts include helping La Strada raise funds for its core activities.
If you’d like to help, or know of people or resources that could help,
please let us know.
Buying and selling people was abolished long time ago with the abolition
of slavery. In reality, however, these transactions still take place and
are very likely to continue as long as there are poor countries and rich
countries and the difference between them quite enormous.
There is not much each of us can do about distribution of wealth in the
world. But, we can start helping by taking small steps.