Sunday, March 18, 2018

A Rice Mill Provides a Safe Return Home

Phall Sophea and her husband are farmers in Cambodia. They have one daughter who attends the school in their village. Working in their family’s rice field didn’t provide enough income to support the family. The selling price for their raw rice was ... [Read More]

Preventing Labor Trafficking in Myanmar

Saw Shwe’s family adopted a 13-year-old whose parents died during Cyclone Nargis in 2008. Saw Shwe treated him like his own son. At age 19, the son decided to leave Myanmar and migrate with his friend in order to find work. His friend’s uncle had ... [Read More]

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]