6-year-old Rescued from Online Sexual Exploitation


A 6-year-old girl was rescued from online sexual exploitation in the Philippines.

The child, along with an 8-year-old who was at risk of exploitation, was placed into the care of local child welfare services to begin her healing journey. An at-risk adult was also rescued and returned home. The perpetrator of this horrible crime was arrested. Look for the full story coming soon on our blog.

The online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) is a growing global problem. To learn more about the issue, read up here.

Rescue Update Archive

40 People Rescued from International Traffickers


Traffickers were attempting to lure their victims across the Nepal border.

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Border agents intercepted 21 women and 19 children as traffickers attempted to lure them across the border and into a life of exploitation. The children were as young as 12 years old and included two boys.

Thankfully, these survivors will never know what the traffickers had in store for them. Once victims disappear across the border, it becomes extremely difficult to find them again. The few that do return tell harrowing stories of abuse and exploitation.

You can read some of those here: The Four Percent – Destiny Rescue

Raids Rescue 32 from Sex Trafficking in South Asia


Our agents assisted with three police raids that rescued 32 people.

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Rescue agents in South Asia worked undercover to discover three separate brothels that were sexually exploiting children and young adults. They brought their intelligence to local authorities and helped develop a rescue plan. The resulting raids rescued 32 people, the youngest of whom was a 10-year-old boy.

5 Cases Lead to 8 Rescued in the Dominican Republic


Rescue agents worked with police to rescue eight kids in five separate cases.

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In one case, two young boys were rescued along with a 17-year-old girl from ruthless sex traffickers. Two traffickers were arrested, and the three kids are now recovering in a shelter to begin their journey toward freedom.

The other four cases led to five more arrests, and those children were safely returned home, per guidance from local government agencies.

14 Survivors Bravely Stepped Into Freedom in Uganda


The girls, children ages 12 and up and one 18-year-old, no longer have to sell themselves to survive.

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Unable to afford school, hygienic items or even food, these 14 girls were faced with the difficult choice: sell themselves or face starvation.

Now, they are all are enrolled in Freedom Plans to empower hope-filled futures. To learn more about Freedom Plans, read here.

12 Rescued from Sexual Exploitation in Kenya


Twelve girls between 7 and 17 years old bravely accepted freedom.

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Nine of the girls were rescued from child sex trafficking and sexual exploitation, including a 13-year-old who was trapped in a forced child marriage. The three youngest girls were rescued from situations that exposed them to the sex industry, putting them at imminent risk of sexual exploitation.

All twelve children have begun their new lives by enrolling in Freedom Plans. Learn more about economic empowerment changing lives.