Extreme poverty and illiteracy go hand-in-hand. That’s why World Concern is committed to making it possible for people of all ages to receive an education in some of the poorest villages in the world.
World Concern offers a variety of educational programs, from traditional schooling to lessons about health, disease prevention, farming and personal safety.
Sadly, sex tourism primarily targets children between the ages of 12 and 17 years of age.
The poor and uneducated children are most at risk of becoming tangled in a filthy web of illegal, underage sex. Their captors make promises to the children's families, and the children disappear for months, even years at a time.
We go to villages to prevent children from becoming ensnared in child trafficking.
Despite his parents’ best efforts, including a monk’s treatment (exorcism), and a brief stay at a too-expensive school for hearing-impaired children, Roman had been unable to overcome the barrier that separated him from the world.
Download a project profile on our Hear School program.