Nestled between Thailand and Vietnam, Cambodia boasts one of Seven Wonders of the World, the temple Angkor Wat. However, the delicious food, beautiful scenery, and kind nature of the people mark the true wonders of this small country.
Cambodia is struggling to heal the scars from one of the worst genocides in modern history. In just a three-year period, one of every five people died, decimating the population and trapping the people in terror. With a predominantly Buddhist culture, Cambodians struggle with the concept of hope for the future. They have never heard of grace. They have never felt forgiveness.
The hopelessness of the people left behind is unimaginable to much of the Western world.
Faced with inconceivable poverty, the desperate people of Cambodia turn to the only resource they believe they have left: their bodies. Debt schemes trap women in prostitution, and mothers often sell their daughters for meager sums of money. Children are traded as commodities and used to satisfy the twisted desires of others
You can show them a new way to live.
You can share with them a new hope through the grace and forgiveness of Jesus.
You can teach them that their lives are precious and that redemption is a free gift that is available to them.
Teams will serve in the capital city of Phnom Pehn, where they will work alongside established Non Government Organizations (NGOs) in the area. Each day will bring new opportunities for conversations and relationships will form.
Will you go bring light into the darkness?
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