Chiang Rai — Thailand
Counseling and training of mentors of Freedom Story
Develop skills and work tools for the best of the organization
Area — Special projects
Beneficiaries — 20 staff members
The Freedom Story, which works with underprivileged children and youth in Chiang Rai City, Thailand. More specifically, with children and youth regarding the prevention of child exploitation and sex trafficking. The work accomplished with the children and youth in these communities of Northern Thailand is profoundly aligned with the mission of Give a Hand to provide resources to promote adequate counseling, education and general development opportunities for children and youth living precarious situation due to exploitation. The Freedom Story opened a counseling program as a response to the need they saw in the community of Chiang Rai in Thailand. In 2017, The Freedom Story opened a counseling program as a response to the need they saw in the community of Chiang Rai in Thailand. Support to provide greater training and skills in these areas for their staff provide more and better-quality support for all students and for the community.
Partnership Give a Hand and The Freedom Story
The first partnership of The Freedom Story and Give a Hand, for this project serve as great basis for developing further projects in the future. We are very proud to be associated to such strong organisations, that fight human trafficking.
The Freedom Story prevent child trafficking and exploitation through culturally relevant programs for vulnerable children and youth.
President, Lucy McCray. "Without knowledge of rights, people are very at risk of trafficking and exploitation because they can easily be taken advantage of. By equipping people with knowledge and the capacity to advocate for their rights, they can protect themselves and their peers and prevent abuse and exploitation."