Roman was kidnapped by human traffickers and just barely escaped with his life. With support, he is now rebuilding his life and is also co-owner of a social business that sells fast food by the beach.
Alam suffered horrible torture aboard a ship on the Andaman Sea for many months before being rescued. Now he has opened a tea stall in his village and is rebuilding his emotional and financial strength so he can provide for his son.
Adesho had been working since he was a child and thought overseas employment would help him break out of the poverty trap.
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