44 rescued in Nepal
33 women and 11 children have been rescued in Nepal.
Among the survivors is a 13-year-old girl who met her trafficker, a 44-year-old female, only two days before being lured across the border.
The child lived in poverty, her family’s income less than $1.40USD per day. A woman befriended her and, after asking about her life, offered her an easy job at her house across the border. She promised to send her to school and care for her like a daughter.
After our agents intercepted the young girl alongside her trafficker as they attempted to leave Nepal. While we counseled her on human trafficking she revealed that the woman had coached her to lie if questioned at the border. The girl has been reunited with her father.
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14 girls rescued and on their paths to freedom in Uganda!
Fourteen girls have accepted our offer of freedom and joined our community care program in Uganda.
The girls, ages 14 to 17, will receive a health check and begin to work with their caseworkers on a freedom plan.
In their first week, they get to choose three new dresses from a collection kept on hand by our staff. They mean a lot because survivors often only have clothing tied to their former lifestyle on the streets.
In the coming weeks, they’ll attend classes led by our experienced staff, focusing on trauma rehabilitation, discipleship and business concepts.
Seven girls rescued in Cambodia
All seven girls, ages 14 to 17, have joined our community care program.
The children were rescued from the sex industry working in places such as bars and beer gardens.
Children and their families will work with our caseworkers to establish a unique freedom plan. The beginning of the plan will be similar for all seven, prioritizing a health check, trauma-rehabilitation program and practical skills class.
After that, survivors might decide to pursue their education or learn a vocational skill. Our teams will walk alongside each one and help her follow her dreams.
27 rescued in Nepal
Among those rescued were nine children ages 13 to 17, a mother and her toddler as well as a 22-year-old man.
Our agents rescued girls as young as 13 years old who were being lured across the border by traffickers promising marriage, jobs or shopping opportunities.
Our team assisted in the rescue of a 22-year-old man from labor trafficking and provided him with counseling before reuniting him with his family.
Three children rescued
Three girls, ages 13 to 16, have been rescued in an undisclosed country in Southeast Asia.
Two were being exploited after pursuing job opportunities found through social media which turned out to be sex trafficking schemes.
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