Sex Trafficking Prevention in Thailand

DONE BY: Katie Knox | Geneva High School '16 | Saint Louis University '21

HOW OPPORTUNITY WAS FOUND: Adventures.org

LENGTH: 2 months

LOCATION: Chiang Mai, Thailand

FUN: ★★★★★

PERSONAL GROWTH: ★★★★★

KIND OF PERSONAL GROWTH MOST EXPERIENCED: Learned how to live with community and love people well, even when it's tough.

DAY-TO-DAY LIFE: 

  • 7:00am wake up/breakfast
  • 8:00am-12:30pm construction work
  • 2:00-4:00pm ministry with women who are trafficked
  • 5:00-8:00pm dinner/build relationships with kids in children's homes
  • 8:00pm free time

DESCRIPTION OF WORK/ACTIVITIES DONE: 

  • Construction
  • Sight seeing
  • Excursions
  • Working with at risk children
  • Bar ministry with women who are trapped in sex trade

HOW MANY HOURS OF WORK DID YOU DO PER WEEK? 35

IN EXCHANGE OF WORK, PROVIDES: 

  • Housing

TOP TIPS: 

Be open to challenging yourself, being uncomfortable, and pushed to grow.

BEST WAY TO CONTACT THIS PLACE, IF INTERESTED: 

Jiyoung Jeong