I've recently returned from an incredible and disturbing time in Thailand and Cambodia.
It was a time of immersion but mostly a time of relationship building. The purpose of the trip was to see Tearfund teams in action but also to discover what role I had to play in supporting development on the ground.
Most of the time it’s easy for us to be critical about the world around us, even the people – we find it easy to identify and pick out character flaws within others, but when it comes to ourselves we seem to have “blind spots”. Charlotte Chan explores the idea of blind spots from her Tearfund ICS placement in Bolivia.
Whilst working with AGREDS in Salima, Malawi, on our gap year adventure, we've met so many people with great stories..
Here's just one lady that inspired us so much we wanted to share her story with you.
Fanny Yohane is 60 years old and is from Mlenga village...
When it was time to pray, I asked if we could pray specifically for families who’d lost a child to trafficking. I was expecting a few people to come forward, and was stopped in my tracks when I was told, 'Every family here has been touched by trafficking in some way. They all need prayer.'