Our new Learning Centre in Phnom Penh is up-and-running and our staff and rescued children couldn’t be happier. It’s a beautiful space where our girls will learn, love, laugh and heal.
Watch and see the ripple effect – change one life and see countless others impacted. Meet Jett, one of the children we helped in our prevention program, and see what he got up to next!
A short time ago Lek spent her days trying to sleep off the late nights she spent servicing customers in a brothel. Lek is 15.
Fear is a real and tangible struggle for so many. Fear of rejection, fear of failure, fear of being left behind… You name it – someone fears it, and our Destiny Rescue girls are not immune to the debilitation brought on by fear and experienced by so many of us.
What does a widowed great-grandmother, on the sunny-side of her 60s, do after retirement? Does she dare to consider living alone in another country, as a volunteer working “to loosen the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke…to let the oppressed go free and break every yoke”?
For us, going out, leaving the safety and normalcy of daily life, going into the darkness, going where most won’t, to rescue even just one precious child, is our heart’s work, our call. Rescuing children occupies our thoughts, our prayers, our conversations, our strategy meetings and our budgetary planning.
Prostitutes line the streets in short skirts and high heels and men buy them. They line the streets in the morning, afternoon, and evening. They lean against trees, waiting, biding their time until the next “John” comes along to purchase them.