CAMPAIGN AGAINST  CHILD SEX EXPLOITATION AND TRAFFICKING

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OBV News

On the 10th Anniversary of your Priesthood (2004 - June 5 - 2014), we would like to thank you for your loving example of self-sacrifice and generous service to One Body Village.

You are another Christ to your flock. May you be richly blessed!

OBV Family

Monday, 02 June 2014 00:00

OBV Address changed

Please note that OBV has changed to this address:

445 Sugar Gate Court

Lawrenceville, GA 30044

USA

 

Thank you!

Wednesday, 14 May 2014 00:00

Musical Play “The Life I Left Behind”

One Body Village for the first time presented the Musical Play "The Life I Left Behind" on April 25th, 2014 in Orange County, CA and on April 27th, 2014 in San Jose, CA.

The play showcased the real and painful stories of OBV's 3 children whose lives were scarred by child sex slavery. Their harrowing recounts of their stories brought to the forefront the evil nature of child sex slavery, the sufferings it caused to young lives, and the challenges lasting well past the trauma that are now part of their lives as they undergo the rehabilitation and the reintegration into societies.

Friday, 09 May 2014 00:00

Encounter at Soc Trang

An invitation from Ms Loan – missionary leader at Soc Trang Province, was a friendly and enthusiasm collaborator. On 24th and 25th of April 2014, the Bridge to Happiness Center had organized a two-day seminar with Soc Trang residents in regular training program "Parenting skills". Each session had lasted in one day.

Monday, 05 May 2014 00:00

US – Vietnam – Cambodia: meeting

Cross-border cordial smiles

Although everyone in The Radio Saigon Houston delegation had stayed to work in Cambodia for only four days, we will always remember them all. Thank you for spending time to have fun with us. In addition to this joy, on the last day, some sisters from OBV Vietnam House also visited Cambodia House. Because we had had the opportunity to meet and chat with each other via Skype, via video a few times and one big sister had even come here to take care of us to help Mother Phuong, our "first surprising moment" quickly went away.

Wednesday, 30 April 2014 14:15

A Workshop at Mac Bac Church

Per reference by Father Xua – a priest who is very down to earth and passionate in serving his people, Bridge to Happiness Center got a chance to talk to over 400 young adults from Mac Bac diocese, Tra Vinh province.

The event took place at Mac Bac church – the second largest church of South Vietnam in the late nineteenth century. Father Peter, who welcomed our party, left me an impression that he was very caring. Throughout the way, he kept asking where we were heading and how, whether we were tired, and he let us know he got food ready for everyone... His hospitality truly warmed our hearts.

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 04:20

Media Announcement

One Body Village, whose Mission is to prevent, rescue, and rehabilitate the victims that are trafficked, forced, or sold into child sex slavery in SouthEast Asian countries, will present a Musical Play "The Life I Left Behind" at the Saigon Performing Arts Center (16149 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708) on Friday 04/25/2014 at 6pm PST.  The play tells the real story of one of the OBV children that was rescued and raised in one of OBV's homes.  The audience will experience the pain as well as feel the joy of their challenges and survival.

Friday, 18 April 2014 15:27

Woeful

The girl in innocent smile

I met her, a Khmer girl, her body is slim, tanned skin, but God gave her a tall figure, innocent smile.

She is only 14 years old but she had been bearing so much sufferings. She grew up in her grandmother's affection, her mother died of an incurable disease when she was little, but she was more woeful when she had a cruel father whom created a lot of woes in her life, he got crazy-mad when mentioning about her. When telling about her mother, her face always flushed with tears. Although she just quietly cried, I could feel that she really missed Mom, loved Mom.

At the twelfth annual Vietnamese Interacting As One (VIA-1) hosted by the Vietnamese Student Associations of the Midwest (UVSA-Midwest) from March 12-14, 2104, the first OBV president, John Duy-An Nguyen, Ph.D., presented the work shop "YOU – ME & OBV MISSION": The mission of One Body Village is to combat child sex trafficking, especially in Southeast Asian countries.

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