Human trafficking is modern day slavery

NASHI believes that Human Trafficking destroys human dignity. By raising awareness and finding concrete solutions for the vulnerable, we can make a difference. Currently our focus is education and awareness locally, and the operation of a live-in center in Ukraine for young girls at risk of being trafficked. NASHI is TAKING ACTION. Founded in 2004 around a kitchen table we have become a group of dedicated volunteers, with no staff, but taking action against this tragedy. As a Canadian registered charity we are working locally and internationally. In Canada we speak about the brutal details and realities of trafficking. We hold conferences and seminars to make Canadians aware of this travesty.

Maple Leaf House

The Maple Leaf (Klenovi Lyst) House is a 13,000 square foot home, locate north of Lviv, Ukraine. There we provide a nuturing, healing home environment for up to 20 young girls, as opposed to the warehousing of an orphanage. The girls learn life skills, attend regular schools with tutoring available if required, and are encouraged to develope normal friendships with other children in the village. They also receive any needed medical, dental and vision care. By providing for them through post-secondary education until employment, the Maple Leaf House will ready them for life in Ukraine and divert them from human trafficking.
The maple tree is common to both Canada and Ukraine, but the maple leaf is recognized world-wide as a symbol of Canada. NASHI has chosen the maple leaf as the symbol for this project.

Emphasis on Family Life

Girls have daily chores, just as children in our own homes. They assist the House Mothers with meal preparation and clean up.

Education is Critical

Homework is done daily at scheduled times. Extra help and tutoring is available as well. Play time and socializing is also essential for normal development.

Proper Nutrition is a Priority

Well balanced meals featuring locally grown produce are always provided. The girls plant and maintain plots of vegetables and fruits on site which are used in their meals.



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Green Light Awareness Gala

Green Light Awareness Society warmly invites you to a fun evening, our 5th Annual Gala,Unmasking the Truth, Nov 10. in Edmonton, where we raise awareness of the human tragedy of modern slavery. We are honored to host Deborah Kinisky, as keynote speaker. Deborah Kinisky is a Blue Sky Thrivalist. Her gifted storytelling humorously motivates us as she shares her life transformed from abuse and addiction. As a Holistic Mental Health Practitioner, Photographer and Author, Deborah guides to self-love and to life victories.
We are pleased to share that NASHI, who administer the Maple Leaf House in Ukraine, will be on hand to receive your donations as will WIN House.
Gala Tickets are $75.00 or $600 per table and can be purchased on Eventbrite on FB at Green Light Awareness Society or call: Jaynne Carre at 780-710-7951 or Tymofiy Hawrysh at 780-437-2116.
Tickets and Silent Auction funds raised will go to WIN HOUSE and to Maple Leaf House run by NASHI.
4:00 Cocktails & Silent Auction
5:00 Gala, Dinner & Fashion
Honourary Chair: Lisa Ground, Mrs. North America Globe Classic
Together we will end human trafficking. We invite you to join us, give a donation or an item for our Silent Auction.


Our 2019 Annual General Meeting will be held at 7PM on Tuesday, October 8th in the lower level of St. Joseph's Hall on the corner of Broadway and 8th Street East, in Saskatoon. Please join us if you can for updates and the election of board members. If you or someone you know is interested in helping to continue NASHI's work by joining our Board of Directors, please let us know and attend this meeting. Board members are selected for a 2 year term.

One Perogy At A Time Sequel Now Available For Viewing

With the assistance of Investigative Reporter and Author Victor Malarek, filming for the new documentary One Perogy At A Time: The Sequel is finished. After editing and production by Tara Yolan Productions in Saskatoon, the project is complete. There have been successful showings in Saskatoon, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Whitby and Toronto, and it has also been entered into the Yorkton Film Festival. The Sequel has been shown on Omni Television network and is also available on Youtube

Enough is Enough - Awareness To Action Day

Saturday, September 28, 2019
535 8th St. East, Saskatoon (corner of 8th St. and Broadway Ave. - St. Joseph’s Hall)
9:00 to 3:30 – Lunch included
BEV HARVEY - survivor of:
Residential school system
Drug addiction, sexual abuse, human trafficking
ALBERT BROWN - Organizer of JOHN SCHOOL in Saskatoon for 17 years
Will bring part of his team from the JOHN SCHOOL
JOHN SCHOOL is an educational program offered by the court as an alternative to criminal pros-ecution for men caught attempting to purchase sex services. It is a program about the realities of sex work.
Presenting our work in Canada & Ukraine
Showing our latest documentary ONE PEROGY AT A TIME: THE SEQUEL
Download Poster and Registration form
To be sent in by September 20th. Or contact 306-653-4646
COST: Individual or Organization $40.00 NASHI member $35.00 Student $20.00

NASHI Will Present at Human Trafficking Conference

The Global Conference on Human Trafficking and Trauma: A Public Health Response conference will be held at the University of Toronto, Mississauga Campus, on June 24th and 25th. NASHI will be presenting our new Documentary and presenting the Maple Leaf House as a model for the prevention of trafficking of children from marginalized home environments.

And Then There Were 16

NASHI has welcomed two new girls to their new home at the Maple Leaf House. Victoria and Angelina are 5 and 7 years old, which in itself speaks volumes of the dire need for a home such as ours in Ukraine.

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