ON FIRE: Gareth Jones enthralled the crowd at the Rescue Movement fundraising concert at Lifepoint Church Buderim.
ON FIRE: Gareth Jones enthralled the crowd at the Rescue Movement fundraising concert at Lifepoint Church Buderim. Iain Curry

Jordyn helps to rescue kids in slave trade

"WE HAVE more slaves today in the world, than at any other point in history."

It's a powerful statement and rather than sitting back and letting someone else fix it, 22-year-old Jordyn Archer is making a change.

"More than half of these slaves are poverty-stricken young girls who are sold to traffickers under false promises made to their parents that they'll earn money from well-paid jobs," she said.

"It's a horrible tragedy, but I started The Rescue Movement to show people that we can all do our part to end child slavery."

Over the weekend, Jordyn held her annual fundraising concert The Rescue Movement.

After touring Sydney and Adelaide, the concert wrapped up on her home turf of the Sunshine Coast to about 300 people.

"It went really well, overall it was a really good night and everyone had a good time," Jordyn said.

Over the past six years, Jordyn's fundraising concerts have raised more than $30,000 for Destiny Rescue and helped rescue children from human trafficking

Jordyn was just 16 when she started helping Destiny Rescue and her ambition has never waned. Which is why Jordyn's enrolled to study International Relations at the University of the Sunshine Coast next year.

She has already lived in Cambodia three times, working with Destiny Rescue girls to teach them English and dancing, and managing the café which employs some of the girls. You can help at http://www.destinyrescue.org.au



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