Rescued After Years of Abuse

Two rescued victims of Online Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children (OSAEC) have been recently transferred to the Blessed Project.

Mia and Marie (both names changed for security and privacy) were neglected by their parents at early ages of 13 and 9, and were left to take care of themselves. A close friend of their mother took advantage of the situation and coaxed them to make naked videos of themselves in exchange for money.

They had to endure an increase in abuse for years until they were finally rescued earlier this year. Now aged 18 and 15, we believe that these sisters still have a long and bright future ahead of them. And it starts with their healing journey now.

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Heartwarming Reunion between Mother and Daughter

When victims of online sexual abuse and exploitation are rescued, they are taken away from their vulnerable environments which often means being separated from their families.




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From the Streets to Safety

As young as 9 years old, Elaine (name changed for privacy) was pimped by her mom to customers along the street, and at 10 years old, Elaine started working in bars. She was finally rescued a year after and is now safe in shelter.




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Rescued from Abuse and Neglect

At a young age, Abigail (name changed for privacy) has been a victim of abuse and neglect. She was welcomed today at the Blessed Project.




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Exceptional Sewing Skills

In June 2020, International Justice Mission (IJM) and the Philippine National Police rescued a deaf and mute 27-year-old online sexual exploitation victim, together with her children. She was admitted to the Blessed House for immediate care and is now part of Blessed Project’s Sewing Livelihood Program as part of her restoration.




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New Homes and Reintegration

Though we continue to feel the effects of the pandemic and prolonged lockdown in the Philippines, 6 women and 6 children have been successfully reintegrated with their families or into new homes.




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16 Children Rescued from Online Sexual Abuse and Exploitation

16 children have been rescued from online sexual abuse and exploitation. Most of them experienced the abuse from their own families and relatives. These children are now safe in our shelter, receiving the counselling and support they need to start rebuilding their lives.