Ministry Location: Kolkata, India
Ministry Focus: Danae Patterson will be traveling to Kolkata, India for her fourth time in January of 2018. She will be spending 4 months interning for an organization called Jewels in a Crown. Jewels In A Crown is a non- profit organization offering Kolkata’s trafficked and exploited women safe, alternative employment and a new life. She hopes to one day work either internationally or in the states as a social worker to help victims of human trafficking. She is very excited to see what India has in store for her.
Ministry History: Danae has always had a passion for helping others. She has been working towards her bachelor degree in Social Work at the University of Alabama. Since entering college, she has traveled back to India twice, done service in Nicaragua, traveled to Mexico to learn about social organizations, and is spending her last semester in undergrad in Ghana, Africa doing field work. She also interned for Elijah Rising in Houston, TX. Elijah Rising is a non- profit faith based organization that raises awareness in human trafficking.