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Aussie Students Lead the Charge

June 10, 2012

Aussie Students Lead the Charge   When I read the statement, “Australians are the biggest exploiters of Thailand’s child sex industryâ€Â    … my heart sinks. The Johns Hopkins University studied patterns of arrests and prosecutions between 1995 and 2006 and reported that Australians make up the largest portion of foreign sex offenders against children in […]

Merry Christmas from the ZOE Children’s Home

December 23, 2011

  On December 25th, in many places around the world, Christmas will be celebrated, with a unique cultural flavor. If we were back in Australia the Aussie’s feast might include roast lamb, roast veggies, seafood, ham, hot/cold chicken, duck, turkey, cold deli meats, pasta and salads galore!  And desserts of all types including fruit salad, […]

Amazing Grace

August 29, 2011

Amazing Grace Well, Grace Baptist, you certainly were fun to hang out with!   As a long-term missionary at ZOE, I just love having people come and help us as we care for orphans and rescue children from human trafficking.   When teams come, it injects life into all of us. I liken it to […]

Teamwork

August 4, 2011

  team·work [teem-wurk]   noun 1.  cooperative or coordinated effort on the part of a group of persons acting together as a team or in the interests of a common cause. The interests of a common cause brought together Anaheim Free Methodist Church and Crossroads Baptist as they came to minister at ZOE last week. It […]

Bug Swatting

May 29, 2011

Bug Swatting It could almost be a national sport! Walking around the children’s home, you often hear the sound…. “Swoosh…. ZAP!”   As you turn your head in the direction the noise came from, you see the remnants of a fried mosquito or other such creature fall slowly to the ground. The device used to “fry” […]

ZOE Child Rescue: Not Just the Numbers

May 23, 2011

ZOE Child Rescue: Not Just the Numbers One question that we are often asked is: How many children will ZOE rescue? It’s easy to assume, “The more children we rescue, the better we are doing our job.†But unfortunately, the reality of human trafficking is that the “statistics†are stacked heavily against everyone who is […]

Critical Success Factors: Education

April 25, 2011

Critical Success Factors: Education Human traffickers prey on those who are most vulnerable in our society.  Education and awareness training are keys to protecting communities and individuals from human trafficking Greg – ZOE Director of Child Rescue   After rescuing a child from slavery, a significant challenge is equipping that child with not only a […]

What is Food?

April 19, 2011

What is Food? Since moving to Thailand, I have had to rethink the question of, ‘What is food?’ Are animal intestines food? Are leaves food? Are frogs food? Are ants food? And what about cockroaches? I used to look at leaves as just things that fell off trees and created work to sweep them up… […]

Sponsor a Child. Change a Life! Guardian Alliance

March 7, 2011

Sponsor a Child. Change a Life! Guardian Alliance “At school my society teacher asks many questions and I can answer them. I am a good student”-Bui (ZOE child) When I think about sponsoring a child I automatically see the images that have been shown on television for years.  I feel guilty sitting comfortably at home, […]

Sponsor a Child With Guardian Alliance

October 16, 2010

  ZOE International Launches Guardian Alliance Sponsor a Child Rescued From Human Trafficking When I see children rescued from human trafficking running and laughing throughout the house, I am reminded that ZOE International is aptly named. ZOE in the Greek language means “life” and our children are overflowing with new life and energy. It is […]

ZOE Receives Award From the Children’s Hunger Fund

October 13, 2010

  Children’s Hunger Fund Award ZOE ZOE International founders Michael and Carol Hart were thrilled to receive the 2010 Children’s Champion Award for ZOE’s work rescuing children from human trafficking, helping them recover, and empowering them with a new future. Children’s Hunger Fund (CHF) has closely partnered with ZOE Children’s Homes since 2008. Through this […]