In our effort to reach more parents with our OSEC awareness campaign, Honor 1000 (our field partner in the Philippines), recently partnered with World Vision.
We gave each family a calendar that they can hang on their walls all year long. This calendar has important information about OSEC and human trafficking. Recognizing that most mothers are very busy with day to day work, a simple calendar that can remind them to guide and be vigilant in protecting their children will be extremely helpful.
The calendar is complete with hotline numbers and steps they can follow in reporting cases of OSEC and human trafficking, which should empower parents and community members to be advocates against exploitation of children.
2023 will see Captivating fund education and awareness programs reaching 30,000 women and students in locations considered significantly at risk of cybersex crime and human trafficking.
Outreach Initiatives and Partnerships for Manila Slum Program
Last May, Tim, a senior manager of Unionbank, initiated an outreach for the beneficiaries of our Manila Slum Program. His group helped us encourage the children to go to school. Tim’s influence in the company grows as more branches of Unionbank reach out to us because they also want to help.
Radha, 16 years old, is one of 5 children in her family. Unfortunately, all of them did not have the opportunity to attend school. The family does not own any land, and their house is built on someone else's property.
Radha's mother works as a wage laborer on other's...