Eden tearfully said goodbye to her family and continued waving as she got into the truck with Tamir. Tamir had given her parents an advance on her salary for the new job she would have as a maid in Sudan.
“Don’t be sad,” she told herself. “This is helping my family.”
But in reality, Eden had not been hired. Tamir was driving her to a man who had purchased her.
The last “official” slave in Eritrea was emancipated in 1970, however, human trafficking continues. Poor families are often told that jobs await their daughters in neighboring countries, but discover later that they have been sold into slavery.
#Pray4OpenDoors in Eritrea and that all people will know and receive freedom in Christ.