Countering Trafficking-in-Persons

We envision mercy and compassion for the disempowered, healing for the abused, and recovery for victims of exploitation

We operate on the guiding principle that people who are harmed in a relationship are also healed in relationship.

Traffickers and abusers usually target vulnerable people, using lies to prey on those desperate for a better life. Trafficking in Persons (TIP) is not just a crime; it’s a human rights violation.

Ending TIP is an extremely complex challenge but one we are working around the world to address. We design prevention, protection, aftercare, and advocacy programs to create a path to restoration. Critical to this is working at all levels of society—from raising awareness at the household level to the education of law enforcement and social workers to advocacy at the highest levels of government.

In addition to providing hope, opportunity, and services for survivors of trafficking and building the capacity of survivor-facing resources and organizations, we work to undercut the systems and people responsible for trafficking in the first place.  Achieving inclusive agricultural and economic development and building environmental sustainability is necessary to successfully put a stop to TIP. 

In Profile! Adesty Dulawan

“I realized that I want to be a vessel of healing and hope and being a counselor is an avenue to do so…”

Sierra Leone High Court Hands Down Sentences on Two Traffickers Convicted in Landmark Anti-Trafficking Case

“Exploitation like human trafficking is terrible because not only is it enslavement, but it also preys on the victim’s hopes for the future and steals their dreams, their trust, and their opportunity,” stated Saidu. “Now there is a message from the Government of Sierra Leone that this is not acceptable.”

Strengthening the Capacity of Border Law Enforcement Personnel

In a recent breakthrough for trafficking-in-persons (TIP) incidents tied to labor migration, law enforcement officers attached to a Sierra Leone border check point identified and apprehended a major trafficking ring that involved 10 migrants…

Healing Through Games

How do you help young children affected by trauma begin to heal? What about younger children who don’t understand they have been abused…?

Harvesting Transformation through Mushrooms: A Story of Change

“I started my first mushroom house in January 2017. I decided to invest in growing mushroom. It was just like taking a big step for my family. Our family was so worried we might end up losing our money if mushroom production is not good. However, my mushroom production has been running well…”

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