After an unexpected delay, Angie is home with Ava! Angie's abusive husband hid Ava's American passport. Angie thinks he suspected she might be trying to leave. She kept things as calm as she could for several weeks, checking their important document folder every few days. One day last week Ava's passport was back in the folder.
We quickly got Angie & Ava to the airport and back home. Ava loves living with her grandparents and they could not be happier. We are now working with Angie to get her into counseling and connected with an attorney.
We can't thank you enough for helping Angie bring Ava home!
Because of your generous donation, Scott is well on the road to recovery after being sexually assaulted while trekking in Nepal.
So far Scott has had five counseling session. He is a very nice, resilient young man. Here is part of an email we received from Scott:
"After being so alone and isolated, you have given me so much support. I can't thank you Linda (Scott's case manager) enough for helping me get through this ordeal. My counseling sessions are going really well. I don't know what I would have done without you. I loved Nepal and trekking and traveling. I hope to go again next year."
Thank you so much for helping Scott.
Because of your generosity, three battered American mothers that fled home to the USA were able to put their kids in daycare so far this year!
Bethany was able to go to a one-day class to refresh her office skills and three days interviewing for jobs. She was offered a position as a personal assistant in a company with good benefits for her and her son.
Angela was able to look for an apartment and she and her daughter are moving out of shelter and into an apartment this weekend.
Camile took a 30 hour certification class to be able to run a daycare with her mother in her mother’s home.
Each of these mothers are on their way to becoming self-sufficient after suffering abuse overseas. Thank you so much for believing in these resilient survivors!