Category "Child Trafficking Rescue"

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 […]

A Classic Case of Human Trafficking

July 20, 2015

Human Trafficking Story It’s a textbook case of human trafficking: deception, a network of handlers, border crossing, imprisonment, forced labor, debt servitude, threats, and abuse. Five daughters shared a one-room house with their parents. Things were tight. A woman from another village visited numerous times to persuade the family to send the 15-year-old girl to […]

Protection for Children in Danger

July 6, 2015

ZOE Child Rescue Protects Children Our ZOE Child Rescue (ZCR) team is constantly taking calls, participating in investigations, making assessments, and following up with families. The children we rescue from human trafficking come from all different types of backgrounds and there is no one solution that works for every child. One child may do best back […]

The Boy Who Cried Out To God

February 16, 2015

The Boy Who Cried Out To God The story below is true, but the name has been changed to protect our child’s identity and dignity. Considering that the U.S. State Department estimates that 2 million children are enslaved in the global commercial sex trade, it would be all too easy to throw up our hands […]

Find The Children, Part 1

February 2, 2015

Find The Children, Part 1 written by our Director of Child Rescue I’ve received orders before.  If there’s one thing I know how to do is follow orders.  The Marine Corps instilled that discipline in me and it was refined by twenty years in law enforcement.  But something in these words that I received from ZOE […]

Through the Eyes of Another

November 4, 2013

Through the Eyes of Another I want to share a story about a man I saw a few weeks ago in the Emergency Room of our hospital.  This man came into the ER after overdosing on his psychiatric medications, saying he wanted to kill himself.  I asked him why he did it, and he started telling […]