We envision a world where children can grow up safe, protected, and loved.
Lantuun Dohio USA is the leading non-profit working to end child abuse and neglect in Mongolia and around the world. Our programs, like Magic Mongolia, are designed to help both the children who have already been affected by the abuse and aid in the prevention of future abuse.
Through prevention programs, one-on-one counseling services, and advocacy, we offer protection, support, guidance and assistance to build a community that provides a circle of safety and possibility for children. Support Lantuun Dohio’s initiatives to end child abuse and neglect by making a tax-deductible donation today!
A HOLISTIC APPROACH
Along with our supporters, we consistently provide education, support, and resources to families to create safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments.
EVERY DOLLAR MATTERS
When you make a financial contribution to Lantuun Dohio USA, we will send 100% of your donation to Mongolia to serve the children in need of our program services.
We believe you deserve to see how your contributions are making an impact. After you donate, you’ll receive a profile to see exactly how you’re influencing the lives of these children.
WHY HAS LANTUUN DOHIO BEEN ESTABLISHED?
In 2012 after meeting with a father of a human trafficking victim, our founder, Ganjavkhlan Chadraabal (Jack) was shocked to find out that human trafficking existed in Mongolia, and he was determined to fight against human trafficking by bringing public attention to this unspoken, taboo subject.
FOUNDING MEMBERS OF LANTUUN DOHIO MONGOLIA
In spite of denials that such problems exist, Lantuun Dohio has uncovered proof that human trafficking and forced prostitution are prevalent in Mongolia through its undercover investigations since 2013. According to the 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report from the U.S. Department of State, Mongolia is a source, transition, and destination country. Unfortunately, Mongolian women and young girls are the most vulnerable to inhumane crimes. In 2015, Lantuun Dohio went undercover in Er Liang, China, a border city, and documented that about 250-300 Mongolian women work as prostitutes in Er Liang city on any given day. Many of them are 14-17 year old children. During the Chinese holiday season, this number increases to about 800 to 1000.
The team learned through experience that about 90% of the perpetrators of human trafficking, domestic violence, child abuse are men and about 90% of the organizations that fight against these issues are led by women. We have realized this imbalance and believes that men are needed to show their support to protect their women and children from human trafficking. In this effort, he led a group of men to initiate Lantuun Dohio NGO in Mongolia.
We believe that a child who grows up in a loving and caring environment is less susceptible to become a victim of human trafficking and/or become an abuser. Therefore, our main approach is to work with children in vulnerable areas from very young ages and engrave self-worth and respect in their innocent minds before a dark shadow nests in it.
We envision a world when children grow up happy and healthy in an environment free of abuse, neglect and violence.
Lantuun Dohio’s mission is to eradicate human trafficking and protect children from violence, neglect, abuse, and exploitation in Mongolia and around the world.
Lantuun Dohio understands that any given social problem is complex; hence it requires a holistic and layered approach including all stakeholders starting from the individual level, to family, to community, and finally, to the institutional level.
WHO WE ARE
Traumatic childhood experiences such as abuse, loss, and neglect are often the root causes of many social and health issues in communities. We believe that a child who grows up in a loving and caring environment is less susceptible to become a victim of human trafficking or continue the cycle of abuse. Our team of all volunteers at Lantuun Dohio USA is committed to raise awareness and funds to pioneer solutions to end global child abuse. Meet the dedicated team members who drive our mission forward.
Delgertsogt Manaljav is the President and Executive Director of Lantuun Dohio USA NPO. As an avid philanthropist and humanitarian, Delgertsogt has always volunteered his time in the community and at nonprofit organizations who aim to better society in real and tangible ways. He has dedicated himself to the fight for the rights of vulnerable women and children who are most susceptible to becoming victims of human-trafficking and/or abuse. Delgertsogt is also the CEO and founder of Pyramid Granite, LLC, one of the leading granite fabricator and installer companies in the northern Virginia area. In part to his long-lasting active involvement in the community and his wide ranging network, he has been vital in raising awareness of the issues that are fundamental to Lantuun Dohio across the Mongolian community and beyond. Delgertsogt serves as board member of the Washington D.C. Area Mongolian Community Association and Mongolian Cultural Center.
Ankhbayar Sukhmaa currently works as a financial analyst at a real estate development and management company in Rockville, MD. He has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Financial Management from the University of Finance and Economics in Mongolia and is currently pursuing his MBA degree in Accounting from the Maharishi University of Management. Ever since he was a youth in Mongolia, Ankhbayar has been an active member of various community organizations and has been passionate about the betterment of youth and society. As a creative director and the board member of the Lantuun Dohio USA, Ankhbayar mostly works in the marketing, publishing, and designing side of the organization.
Nominsuren Munkhuu is the Chief Program Director. She has been working in the nonprofit field for over five years, specializing in gender-based violence and anti-corruption fields. Throughout her professional career, she has worked with the innovative crowdfunding platform, grassroots organizations and development consulting firms. She currently works at the Asia Division of the American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative where she supports anti-corruption, Internet freedom and anti-domestic violence programs in Southeast Asia and China. Nominsuren received her Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Social and Economic Development from Washington University in St. Louis.
Enkh-Ochir is the Secretary of Lantuun Dohio USA. She currently works as a registered nurse at INOVA Alexandria Hospital after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Marymount University. In addition to taking care of her patients, she volunteers at the local fire department as an emergency medical technician. By being a part of Lantuun Dohio USA, she seeks to catalyze social change in Mongolia and a global fight against human-trafficking. With the combination of actionable compassion and altruism, Enkh-Ochir believes volunteers and supporters can take much needed action to bring positive change to at-risk communities in Mongolia and in the USA.
Azjargal is the Director of Public Affairs at Lantuun Dohio. As a full time position, She currently works as a Financial Analyst at a global tech company in New York City where with a group of colleagues and fellow community activists, she volunteers her time on various development initiatives for Mongolia. She earned her MBA degree from Brigham Young University and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. In between her studies, she worked as a full-time volunteer for the Latin American community in San Fernando Valley, CA. Azjargal is passionate about solving public health, sustainability and social problems such as human trafficking, domestic violence and child abuse
YES, WE CAN PREVENT CHILD ABUSE TOGETHER!
Now is the time to truly impact the lives of Mongolia’s children for good. Magic Mongolia is the name of our Child Development and Protection Center that offers children a place to learn and thrive. With over 26 dedicated staff members and volunteers serving over 100 children and their families, we have provided free services without government assistance for 2 years and running. We need your help to address operating expenses, resources, and the organization events and activities for the children. Here is how you can get involved
RAISE AWARENESS & FUNDS
From shopping online to engaging your network of friends and family, you can help put an end to child abuse. Support us by starting your own fun, creative fundraiser today.
PROVIDE FINANCIAL SUPPORT
The simplest way to support Lantuun Dohio is to make a financial gift. Your gift provides vital funds that support our mission, and 100% of your donation goes directly to provide food, shelter, and program support to end child abuse. We accept credit cards, bank transfers, Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal, and checks.
The work they do is invaluable. Human trafficking is a dark secret still in many countries…people want to look away and drink their coffee while reading news on their Ipad…but for the victims of human trafficking, life is one long nightmare of forced sex and beatings…often when they are less than 12 years old ! To do what Lantuun Dohio USA does is to provide hope that we can someday stop this crime from ever happening again.
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