15 December, 2017NEPAL | INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | 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.
4 December, 2017NEPAL | COMMUNITY RADIO - HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING
Our Radio in Nepal is saving lives
Sakhi [name changed] was a bright, young college student. She was offered a job by one of her friends who is a journalist. They arranged to meet at a local hotel. They were close friends and Sakhi was grateful to have someone who was watching out for her.
29 November, 2017NEPAL | COMMUNITY MOBILISATION & EDUCATION
Community street drama is raising awareness about human trafficking
A street drama on the topic of "Human Trafficking and my role" was presented in one of the Captivating funded regions in Nepal, where more than one hundred people attended. A team of 14 members were involved in the drama in which students, villagers, local people acted.
27 November, 2017NEPAL | INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | 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.
20 November, 2017NEPAL | MY BUSINESS - MY FREEDOM
Chickens for Renu - Microfinance taking shape in Nepal
Renu is 24 years of age and is unmarried. She lived an idle life and was found to be at high-risk of being trafficked. With the help and training from the My Business My Freedom program (a Captivating and 3AN joint project), Renu has now started a mini poultry business. She had no understanding about how to run a business or why it was important for her to be self-sufficient. The group Renu is part of has helped her with learning so much about the risks of human trafficking, how to manage a business, social issues and saving money to invest in her future. Now she has 20 chicken as her poultry farm.
27 October, 2017NEPAL | INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | 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.