USA: Harold D’Souza, Inspiration to victims of Human trafficking and debt bondage

USA: Determination, dedication with a strong desire earned Harold D’Souza to live his American Dream. Once a stigma, today he is an inspiration to all. D’Souza is a survivor of labour trafficking and debt bondage in America.

On the occasion of the 7th Annual Ohio Human Trafficking Awareness Day at the Ohio Statehouse, Columbus, Honorable Teresa Fedor, Ohio State Representative invited D’Souza to share his breathtaking story on Survivors Testimonies and Solutions.

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January marks National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. It is important to understand that human trafficking can happen to anyone, anywhere and in any situation. Human Trafficking is a crime involving the use of Force, Fraud and Coercion.

“It is one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises worldwide and is on pace to surpass the drug trade in less than five years,” said State Representative Teresa Fedor.

Harold spoke, “For any common man to survive in the United States of America you need four things, State I.D., Work Permit, Social Security Card and Freedom.”

The National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline number is 1-888-373-7888 and one can even text ‘HELP’ or ‘INFO’ at 233733(BeFree) in America.

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Teresa Fedor presented D’Souza with a certificate stating, “Your dedication in serving your community through your tireless efforts demonstrates your leadership skills, hard work, and willingness to go the extra mile. Your energy and abilities have clearly shown your potential to have a positive effect on the quality of life in our society. Your enthusiasm and expertise have earned you both esteem and appreciation.”

In a recent highly admirable move, President Obama appointed Harold D’Souza to a key position on the historic United States Advisory Council on Human Trafficking.

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This is one man that has fought against the tide. No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you can always turn around.

Today, this amazing Harold D’Souza is passionate for his survivor advocacy and public speaking.

1 Comment

  1. Dear sir
    I am mayank shah’friend and we talk about you.
    We proud of you. You gives very good advice and message.
    Thanks
    Paresh patel

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