40 million slaves in the world
672 Human trafficking victims in Mexico It is estimated that thereare around 18,000in Mexico City alone
3 out of every 10 victims are children who are usually sexuallyexploited or forced to joinarmed groups

El Pozo de Vida is an NGO fighting to eradicate human trafficking in Mexico and Central America.

We are committed to fight human trafficking through 3 concrete actions:




We work with the women, children, families, and communities who are most vulnerable to this crime so that they can experience freedom and restoration to rebuild their lives.

El Pozo de Vida was one of four groups chosen to receive the first ever

Medal of Merit for the Defense of Victims,

awarded by Mexico City’s Congress through the Commission of Special Attention for Victims. This award recognizes individuals or organizations that stand out in defense of victims of any crime while promoting and protecting their rights to justice.

Mexico and Central America

providing attention from

Mexico to Panama

Coalición Regional Contra la Trata

(Regional Coalition Against Human Trafficking

and Migrant Smuggling)

We are the only organization in Mexico

that provides technical advice to the

Members of

UNHQ Alliance

A global network of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and active in crime prevention and criminal justice operating through the United Nation’s Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC).

We have come this far, but we still have a long way to go.

Our Partners

The Orphaned Starfish Foundation
Open Gate International
Vista Hermosa Foundation
Grace and Mercy Foundation
Fundación Providencia
The Evangelical Covenant Church