Friday, October 21, 2011

Truth in Advertising

This billboard in Phnom Penh reveals the truth about Cambodia’s karaoke clubs…Bring along your condoms because you won’t just be singing.  No, Cambodia karaoke clubs are places to buy sex with young girls, a significant number just kids.  Thousands of them held captive, some physically, emotionally enslaved, others as a result of the abject poverty from which the country suffers. 
And this business is growing and evolving.  Back by powerful network of organized crime the clubs are growing not only in number, but in size.  Some hold several hundred girls.  The answer is a holistic approach that includes not only immediate relief, education and economic development, but heart transformation through Jesus Christ.  Our Rahab’s House in Svay Pak, Cambodia has been using this approach for three years, and while we have a long ways to go significant progress has been made.  Learn more on our website:

1 comment:

  1. How horrible. I just watched the piece on CNN with you and I will be urging others to learn more about this issue and to donate to Agape Missions. Thank you for all that you do, it is amazing.