“I accepted the fact that this was my reality now... that there was no way out,” Suriya told IJM. “I was scared to fall asleep because I was scared to dream.”
But this was not the end of Suriya’s story. You helped Suriya dream again.
In partnership with a local organization in India that helps combat forced labor, IJM helped find Suriya, bring him to safety and fight for justice against the man who exploited his family.
His journey towards a happy ending has begun. But millions of children are still waiting for their journey of healing from human trafficking to begin.