Category "Children's Homes"

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 […]

ZOE Child Writes About Her Dreams

May 12, 2011

ZOE Child Writes About Her Dreams I am very happy living at ZOE.  The first day that I came, I felt like it was a miracle that I had a new life because ZOE had everything for me:  clothes, food, soap and beautiful shoes. Everybody welcomed me warmly. At that time my heart was beating […]

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 […]

Smell the Garlic!

March 30, 2011

  Self-Sufficient Living: Garlic At ZOE International, we really like garlic. Seriously. We love the stuff! Returning from a recent shopping excursion, our staff unloaded 1,500 kilos of the pungent bulbs. (That’s 3,300 pounds or 1.65 tons!) Either they ran into one heck of a garlic salesman or our staff has big plans for garlic! […]

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, […]

Full Circle Success

January 5, 2011

Child Trafficking Story: Nung Reunites With Mom Our heart at ZOE International is for our children. We are always considering what is best for each individual child. Sometimes, what is best for a child brings an ache to our heart even as we celebrate another success story. Nung came to ZOE when he was eight […]

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 […]