It’s a scourge on modern society. Millions of children around the world are trafficked or trapped in sexual exploitation with little hope for freedom. We bring freedom. We shine a light in the darkness.
This is the crucial first step. Children are bound either by physical chains or psychological ones and our rescue agents’ job is to bring the girls out of darkness. Posing as customers, they seek to win the child’s trust before making an offer to take them to a safe rescue home.
If Rescue is the starter’s gun, then Restoration is the marathon. This is where the long yet joyful healing process begins. Rescued children are taken to safe houses where they sleep safely, receive education, vocational training, counseling and healthcare, spiritual guidance and, most importantly, love.
We strive to bring children out of darkness, but we’d rather they weren’t there in the first place. We have Prevention Homes in different countries where we care for at-risk children – often siblings of rescued girls – until they are of age to find safe employment or higher education.
This is our general donation pool where funds can be immediately be directed to our area of greatest need; whether a new property, medical treatment for a child or school fees.
A raid on a brothel in the Philippines in early July with anti-trafficking police rescued 26 victims of human trafficking – taking the total number of survivors rescued to 3,006.
Side by side, they faced incredible odds, overcame fear and obstacles and are pursuing their dreams. Through it all they encourage and help each other, demonstrating the true power of friendship.
As we have come alongside each child we have recognized that healing and restoration can take place in many different ways and as a result, our programs are tailored to meet the individual needs of each child in their local context.