World Hope South Africa
Elske is the Director of World Hope South Africa. She has worked with World Hope International in South Africa since 2004. She completed her MPhil (Applied Theology) and MA (Theology), from the University of Pretoria. She loves development work, believing that it should go hand in hand with evangelism. Elske has a strong passion for anti-trafficking work and has been overseeing the Anti-Trafficking work of World Hope South Africa since 2007. She has a special interest in children and therefore a particular focus on the prevention of child-trafficking. The anti-trafficking efforts of World Hope South Africa have included Educational Round Tables and community conversations, facilitation of FAAST’s Hands that Heal workshops and beginning grassroots awareness in anticipation of the 2010 Soccer World Cup. This includes the development of an age-appropriate curriculum to teach children about personal safety and trafficking.