of girls in Bolivia have been sexually abused before age 18.

34%

of boys in Bolivia have been sexually abused before age 18.

23%

 

88%

of Bolivian women stated, in 2003 and 2004, that they had suffered from some kind of violence.

60%

of those abusing children and adolescents are repeat offenders.

 

 

Welcome To

A Breeze of Hope Foundation​

 

Founded in 2004, A Breeze of Hope Foundation exists to provide free legal, social, and psychological services to victims of sexual violence, to eradicate sexual violence through transdisciplinary prevention strategies, and to foster a society that encourages healthy and comprehensive childhood development. 

A Brief Overview of Sexual Violence Against Children:

 

According to the United Nations General Assembly, child and adolescent sexual abuse (CASA) plagues every country and region of the world. It cuts across lines of class, income, education, culture, and ethic origin, with devastating effects not only for the victims but for their families and society as a whole. The scope of victimization around the world is staggering, and Bolivia is no exception. Consider the following statistics:

Direct services and prevention of sexual violence

Our Philosophy:

 

Sexual violence against children is a global pandemic and is the product of complex relations among social, community, relational, and individual factors. Thus, to eradicate sexual violence, we must take a broad spectrum approach that aims to shift socio-cultural patterns, functions, and beliefs. To create this change...

Service Learning

How to Apply:

 

To apply for A Breeze of Hope's service learning trip to Bolivia, please click below to download an application. Thank you for dreaming for a brighter future! Follow the instructions in the application and send your completed application to

 

A Breeze of Hope Foundation, P.O. Box 148, Essington, PA 19029.

We Believe

 

that to prevent sexual violence and other forms of violence against children, especially girls, there must be a paradigm shift in the way society sees and interacts with children. We must see children as social protagonists, as competent members of society with dignity and rights. We urge you to join us in our fight against this conspiracy of silence.

A Breeze of Hope Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity that:

 

 

Restores the lives of those who've suffered childhood sexual violence by providing them free, holistic support 

 

Eradicates sexual violence through transdisciplinary prevention strategies

 

Promotes healthy, comprehensive childhood development

We Are Very Grateful For Our Partners

 

who encourage us each day to continue in the struggle for girls' rights and a more just and gender equitable society!

Comprehensive Childhood Development Programs

Our Philosophy: 

 

If we want to create a world of peace, justice, and loving kindness, we must focus our efforts on children as the core of humanity and the most important members of society. More specifically, we adults must change the way we see and interact with children. We must see children as social protagonists, as competent members of society with dignity and rights...

88%

of Bolivian women stated, in 2003 and 2004, that they had suffered from some kind of violence.

of boys in Bolivia have been sexually abused before age 18.

23%

 

60%

of those abusing children and adolescents are repeat offenders.

of girls in Bolivia have been sexually abused before age 18.

34%

A Breeze of Hope Foundation (ABH)​

Please read our new Case Study conducted by our partners Together for Girls and the Global Women's Institute at George Washington University!

Abigail Stevens

 

Intern

 

Alex Hodge

 

Accountant

 

Parker Palmer

 

CFO of A Breeze of Hope

 

Brisa De Angulo

 

CEO of A Breeze of Hope

 

A Breeze of Hope

Foundation

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the Rape Abuse and Incest Network at                                   . You are not alone.​

If you or someone you know needs help, please call the Rape Abuse and Incest Network at                                     . You are not alone.​