The COVID-19 pandemic has spiked cybersex trafficking in the Philippines. Victims urgently need our help.
Last year, 88% of survivors who took 10ThousandWindows’ education program passed their high school equivalency exams – that’s five times higher than the Philippines’ national average. For trafficking survivors, a high school diploma provides significant protection against re-exploitation. Most formal sector jobs in the Philippines require high school at a minimum. So when a survivor […]
Daniella* vividly remembers being trafficked repeatedly by her mom and aunt when she was a young teenager. The very people responsible for helping her thrive and succeed exploited her instead. “My life was all about pain. I thought it was endless. I did not have dreams or hope for my life.” When Daniella came to […]
Meet Leah, one of our amazing frontline staff members who helps trafficking survivors graduate from high school. In the Philippines, a high school diploma is the difference between a human trafficking survivor being competitive in the workforce, or constantly struggling to secure gainful employment. 10ThousandWindows’ Education Program supports survivors as they study to earn their […]
Fighting Slavery on the Frontlines of COVID-19: Mimi’s Story As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the Philippines, Mimi, found herself in lockdown and fighting slavery on the frontlines of COVID-19. As the social worker for 10ThousandWindows, she began working from home in an area of Cebu City where the virus was rampant. Suddenly everything she took […]