15 December, 2017INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING
She married a trafficker
Abhaya [name changed] is 17. She had to drop school after grade 8 because her family was too poor. Her father worked but spent all his wages on liquor, leaving nothing for the family. Abhaya used to work in a hotel with her mother. Abhaya’s father always made problems at home by shouting at her and beating her mother. So Abhaya left her home to start a new life.
27 November, 2017INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Sold for $47
Maju [name changed] gave birth to a little baby however this baby was not her husband’s and so she sold her newly born baby for just Rs.5,000 [US$47]. With this money, Maju left her village and moved to the city to find work. The baby was finally brought to the attention of local authorities and our Nepal partner who found out the baby had been sold multiple times. This precious little baby is now safe with a family who will love and protect the future of this child.
27 October, 2017INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Kalpana* is now safe
Kalpana [*name changed] is 19 years. Kaplana buried both her parents while she was still in grade 9. She wanted to continue her schooling but her circumstances hindered her path to education and as is the tradition in Nepal, Kaplana had an arranged marriage by her sister however her husband was an abusive alcoholic. She was ready to take her own life until she met a man who understood her hardships and promised that he could provide her with a job in India.
2 June, 2017INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Stopped at the border
Kyrah* is 28 years of age. She survived the earthquake in 2015 with her 2 children but has struggled to find work to support her children and rebuild their lives. A neighbor approached Kyrah one day stating that he was an agent who found jobs for people in Israel. Kyrah was filled with hope that she would be able to secure a well paying job so her children could have a future. All she needed to do was cross the border into India where her visa would be processed and then fly off to Israel.
31 March, 2017INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING
562 girls spared from the horrors of trafficking
This is reason to celebrate! 562 girls are now safe! Between the October – December 2016 quarter, these girls were all intercepted from Captivating funded border stations in Nepal, in the act of being trafficked out of Nepal. 562 girls now have a future of freedom and understand the dangers of human trafficking and the lies and deception used by traffickers.