Friday, June 23, 2017

Twisting Dreams: Human Trafficking in Uganda

How do you ask someone about the most difficult and terrifying time in their life? What do you ask, when you can’t begin to imagine what they’ve experienced? As I sat down and spoke with young women who are survivors of human trafficking I was str ... [Read More]


Preventing Trafficking in Vulnerable Communities

I recently led a training for church members from villages in Kyaukkyi. After I shared the definition of human trafficking, including its three elements (the acts, means, and purpose), one young man stood up and with tears in his eyes said, “I have b ... [Read More]


A Watchful Eye Saves Lives in Myanmar

My name is Daw Shwe Aye and I live in Mandalay and work as the housekeeper at the Samaritan’s Purse office. Because of Samaritan’s Purse, I had the chance to attend a migration education and trafficking awareness training. I am very glad I attended. I ... [Read More]


Knowledge and Skills to Protect

I had heard of human trafficking before this training from the village leader, but I had never attended a formal training course like the one Samaritan’s Purse conducted. The trainer’s use of pictures helped us understand the lessons and remember the ... [Read More]


Prepared to Prevent Trafficking

I live in Lai Chau City and work for the Provincial Women’s Union. The Women’s Union is an official organization of over 13 million Vietnamese who work to increase the capacity and knowledge of women throughout our country. Before Samaritan’s Purse ... [Read More]


Helping People Migrate Safely

Recently, I participated in a training offered by Samaritan’s Purse where I learned about human trafficking. I gained new knowledge and experience from the trainers, and it gave me an opportunity to share my knowledge with others in my village. I l ... [Read More]


Experiencing the Migrant Assistant Center

I didn’t quite know what to expect at the Migrant Assistant Center. It was the last Samaritan’s Purse project I was scheduled to visit after a long week out in the field, and, to be honest, my thoughts were residing in the comforting promise of pea ... [Read More]