Nearly 200 million children around the world are without a family or a home. This creates opportunity for predators and tens of thousands are sold into the commercial sex industry. Approximately 80% of human trafficking victims are women and girls, and up to 50% are minors. Children with dreams and children filled with life are stripped of their innocence and forced into a life no human should ever experience.
The Dominican Republic is at the center of the world for the sale and trade of human lives locally and globally. Prostitution is legal here and the government has made very little progress in preventing the sale of children for the sole purpose of serving the sex trade.
Our vision for House of Hope Cienfuegos is to create a girls home that is dedicated to the rescuing and nurturing of orphaned and discarded children. We can see this happening with 3 points of action:
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