Human trafficking awareness in Romania
we had the privilege to welcome Mrs. Monica Boseff,
missionary and activist against human trafficking and founder of
The Open Door Foundation. Their Mission Statement is: to give full
assistance and protected shelter in emergency situations to victims
of human trafficking, exploited through forced sex, labor, begging
and committing crimes and to share the love of God.
Statistics prove to a shocking reality that many of us may
not be aware of:
- Presently, 27 million adults and 13 million children are
victims of human trafficking - there are more human slaves in the
world today than ever before in history
- 80% of those sold into sexual slavery are under 24 years of
- Every 30 seconds, a child is trafficked
- Approximately 75 - 80% of human trafficking is for sex
Knowing this, we are called to answer a stringent
question: How do we, as Christians, as people
who have experienced Grace, relate to this cruel
Starting from the premise that
Together we can make a difference,Mrs.
Monica Boseff emphasized the need to acknowledge and take action
whenever we come across clues that may lead to human trafficking.
And we should do this, not only as citizens, but as Christians who
received a blessing which they must share with those in need. As we
started our ministry of bringing people to Christ, we have admitted
that we are tools in His hands and started on a journey in which
God has full control.
Monica Boseff said: "When you say Yes to God, put your
seatbelt on and be prepared for the journey of your
Viorel Radu, MWB Field Country Manager in Romania, said:
"This meeting is about becoming aware of what is happening so close
to us. Now it's someone we may not know, tomorrow it may be one of
our beneficiaries, one of our friends…We need to keep our eyes wide
open and our hearts ready to share love and compassion for the
Please pray for summer camps and for protection of
vulnerable children and adults across Eastern Europe.
MWB is committed to the protection of vulnerable children in
Eastern Europe. Watch this video to see the DNA of our