Agape International Missions
|Purpose||To rehabilitate former child prostitutes|
Agape International Missions (AIM) is a nonprofit organization working to help girls caught up in the child sex trade in Cambodia. Agape was founded by Bridget and Don Brewster of Lincoln, California in 1989. Bryce Jessup is Board Chair of the organization.
AIM opened its restoration center for former child sex workers in 2006, and in the country in 2006. It co-funds the Svay Pak-based rehabilitation center for formerly prostituted children. called "Agape Training Center", 41 young women receive rehabilitation and employment through the center. Svay Pak is described by the Vancouver Sun as a place where up to 90% of children are forced into prostitution, and as "one of the few places on earth" where men can purchase sex with a three-year-old child. Agape runs medical and dental clinics staffed by volunteer medical personnel who fly in from the developed world for a week at a time.
Don Brewster is an American activist. He founded Agape International Missions (AIM) in 1989. He and his wife moved to Cambodia and freed 200 girls from sexual slavery. Through AIM, Brewster ran a Svay Pak, Cambodia-based rehabilitation center for formerly prostituted children called "Agape Training Center". 41 young women received rehabilitation and employment through the center. Brewster used to be the pastor of Adventure Christian Church.
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