Category "Child Trafficking Rescue"

Recently Rescued Youth

November 8, 2018

Recently Rescued Youth by Lori-Ann Tsang ZOE fights for the rights of children who have no one else to fight for them. The children that we rescue come from a range of backgrounds, including being orphaned; on the market to be sold; directly rescued from being labor slaves, begging slaves, and sex slaves or having […]

The Last Two Miles

July 9, 2018

The Last Two Miles A journey through the desert by Betsy Meenk Facing challenges in our lives are often the best times to learn valuable lessons for living life to its fullest.  It was during a recent 4-day cycling challenge that I learned lessons in selflessness that I hope will help equip me to overcome […]

National Social Work Month

April 2, 2018

  National Social Work Month By Vickie McCoy Did you know that March was National Social Work Month?  I did not, until today when I attended a Commercially Sexually Exploited Children (CSEC) Service Providers Roundtable meeting and the facilitator started the meeting by thanking all the social workers in the room for the work they […]

Relentless Leaders

December 5, 2017

Relentless Leaders by Marji Iacovetti ZOE representatives were invited to speak briefly at the last two meetings of the LA County Board of Supervisors as our top county officials considered motions related to human trafficking. We were honored to share insights based on ZOE’s experience. 

Honest Reflection

November 10, 2017

Honest Reflection Written By – Hanne Fellers I’ve been in a season where I am reflecting and constantly being reminded of why I am in this work. Before I get into some of the things I’ve been reflecting on, I just want to THANK YOU, ZOE friends, for engaging with us. Without YOU, we wouldn’t […]

An Unseen Impact

August 17, 2017

An Unseen Impact written by Marji Iacovetti I’ve spent hundreds of hours researching over the last seven years. I’ve learned about child trafficking from survivors, therapists, social workers, and other heroic individuals. The hardest part for me is the opposite of what I would have expected. When I see beautiful, loving, healthy parenting, I often […]

The Courage to Run

September 14, 2016

The Courage to Run Prayers were answered in a mighty way recently when a 13-year-old girl had the courage to run away from a brothel.  She contacted authorities and gave them pictures of other girls who were still being held in the brothel. ZOE Child Rescue (ZCR) was called along with other NGO’s (non-government organizations.) […]

An Unexpected Gift

December 23, 2015

ZOE Thai Staff Member Changes a Young Girl’s Life Wan is one of our talented Thai staffers who speaks Thai, English, and Burmese. A few years ago, she helped take care of a young girl who stayed at ZOE for a short time. Since this girl was Burmese, Wan was able to minister to her […]