RW Supply + Design’s mission is that we exist UNTIL EVERY CHILD IS HOME. This is what the work of anti-trafficking and family preservation looks like. Quan’s mother borrowed every penny she could to pay for his high school education after his father had a debilitating stroke. Her work as a “rag-picker”–collecting bits of fabric for resale– just wasn’t enough to feed the family and pay for tuition, books, and uniforms. A dedicated student in his rural community, Quan’s diligent work earned him admission to a university in Danang.
These days he attends classes and studies by day and earns money at a food delivery job at night. But his job comes with some unexpected challenges. Read Quan’s words:
“Sometimes I get orders that are dangerous for me. Some men try to get me to come inside to spend the night in a hotel or at their house, offering me 2 or 3 times my monthly salary for a night. Even at school, I meet people wearing suits who look so cool. They invite me to work for them, promising a high profit. I know that their activities are illegal, so I have never taken part in those jobs. My present time is hard, but help with tuition eases my burden so I can continue my education.”
Quan honors the sacrifice of his mother and generous financial gifts by studying hard at university while he holds a job. He helps his family pay for rent and food. The ability to support family preservation and education, preventing teens like Quan from being trafficked, and work until the day that every child is home is solely because of the work that you do each day.