In some instances, trafficked individuals are completely unaware of the dangers they are about to encounter, and our pre-emptive rescue interrupts the deceptive process. This was the case for all three of these girls.
As our rescues increase and our organization grows we are proud to partner with those willing to help our voice reach even farther. What began with a high schooler with a passion for justice is now a influential partnership that will help bring freedom to many more children.
The eldest of her nine siblings, she was responsible for supporting the family. “I never got enough sleep. I would go fishing with my father early in the morning and I would always get to sleep late. We lived day by day.”
Recently Leakena first opened the doors to her salon and in doing so, she entered into the next chapter of her story. Just two years earlier, Leakena probably wouldn’t have imagined herself to be where she is today.