did you know?
66.25 percent of the total households in Central Visayas are low-income families or are living below the poverty line
Cybersex has become a hidden source of income for the poorest of the poor in the Philippines in recent years, a business worth billions. Where poverty and the internet intersect, some of the most horrific exploitation has been discovered.
Tens of thousands of children in the Philippines between the ages of 7 and 17 work in the business [cybersex], and about 750,000 customers are online worldwide at any given time.
another journey inc. is working in partnership with local ministries in the Philippines, who are providing food, education, safe houses and discipleship for children rescued out of sex trafficking.
another journey inc. would like to provide transitional housing for the youth that will soon age out of these safe houses. Our hope is that by providing transitional housing along with job skill support, connections to educational opportunities, and faith-based mentoring, that these soon to be young adults will have the opportunity to stop the cycle of poverty and be productive members of their community.
Philippines statistics as reported by: