Giving Tuesday

This GivingTuesday, please help prevent child abuse in Peru

Welcome to the Canadian Bible Society’s GivingTuesday page! On November 28, 2017, CBS will raise $10,000 to support the Peruvian Bible Society’s program to prevent child abuse.

The Reality in Peru

Map of Peru  Boy and girl image
40% of Peru's population is under 18  550K Peruvian kids grow up without parental care
Specialists say that the stages for eradicating child abuse are: prevention, care and protection. Unfortunately, violence towards children in Peru exceeds the capacity of state bodies to provide protection. The Peruvian Bible Society – in partnership with the Canadian Bible Society – realized that they can play a role in helping prevent child abuse through Bible-based workshops with children, teenagers and adults.

Program Implementation

The program’s main goal is to prevent child abuse through Bible-based workshops and through the provision of anti-child abuse resources to the public. At the workshops, children learn to identify possible abusers, various forms of sexual abuse, and ways to react in situations where they feel they are at risk. The Bible Society also trains teachers and church leaders to detect, prevent and respond to child abuse. Since many cases of child abuse occur at home, the Bible Society also conducts workshops with parents, encouraging them to become better parents through the “anti-smacking symbolic vaccine” cards.

In these workshops, facilitators use Bible-based resources produced by the Peruvian Bible Society.

Program Impact

In 2016 alone, through the Prevent Child Abuse program…

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How you can support

Your support today will help the Peruvian Bible Society continue the Prevent Child Abuse program. For $40, you will be able to provide life-changing training and Bible-based materials to 30 children.

This Giving Tuesday, help the Canadian Bible Society raise $10,000 to reach out to 7,500 school children, parents and church volunteers with the Bible-based education they need to help prevent child abuse at home and in their communities.


What is GivingTuesday?

GivingTuesday is a National Giving Day

Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday  …now GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on November 28, 2017.

It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. The “Opening day of the giving season,” it is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others.

Watch this 30-second video to know more.