CAPTIVATING FOSTER FAMILY LOANS PROGRAMS | KENYA

A home for Kareni

Kareni's mother passed away when she was 3 years old, leaving her with her aging grandmother who passed away 1 year later. Little Kareni was all alone from 4 years old and was taken to a local orphanage where she remained for several years. During this time, Kareni was able to go to school most days but she dreamed of having her very own family.


CHINA | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM | VOCATIONAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

Welcome to our new project partner, ZURU

What can we possibly say about ZURU TOYS that would be adequate in just a few sentences. Starting this year, ZURU fund 50% of the total budget of our Vocational School Scholarship Program, and MY FIRST JOB programs in China - bringing hope to over 300 girls a year. ZURU...


INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

3 teenage girls are safe

3 teenage girls were orphaned since they were small and never had the opportunity to go to school. They were successful in securing some work in order to provide for themselves but were regularly abused by the company owner. The girls were offered a job in India that included lovely clothes, great working conditions and good income. It was an opportunity they couldn’t refuse.


MY BUSINESS - MY FREEDOM | NEPAL

Parbati the entrepreneur

Parbati was married when she was 9. When her daughter was born, her husband left her because she gave birth to a girl. Parbati struggled to raise her daughter. She wanted to send her daughter to school and receive a good education so she would have not have to face problems like she does. So she went...


COMMUNITY MOBILISATION & EDUCATION | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

School students benefit from new anti-human trafficking program

Schools throughout Nepal are participating in a new program called ‘Hamro Abhiyan’. This program is run by our partner 3 Angels Nepal and is being readily accepted in both public and private schools.
Hamro Abhiyan is a Behavioral Change Communication tool that discusses sensitive issues like causes of trafficking, its consequences, safety against trafficking, rehabilitation after rescue and prevention against trafficking through informative edutainment methodology. This program is designed to reach people between the ages of 13-35 and is a key part in the work of PREVENTION in the fight against human trafficking.


END POVERTY | HONOR 1000 - MICRO FINANCE PHILIPPINES | PHILIPPINES

Popcorn machine generating more income for this mum

Wearing her empowered smile, this mother from Siquijor is happily showing us her new source of income. She was able to buy this popcorn machine thanks to her added capital from our Microfinance Project. She is driven to grow her business and see her two sons graduate.


CAPTIVATING FOSTER FAMILY LOANS PROGRAMS | END POVERTY | KENYA

A fresh start for Nyaboke

Nyaboke is the newest member of Captivating's Foster Family Loans Program. Her husband chased her out of their home because she was not able to give him a child. She took refuge in another home nearby where she is also working as their house helper. Her dream is to adopt a child from the local orphanage however she has no resources to support a child. She started a charcoal business but because of her lack of business knowledge and skills, she had to close her business.


HONOR 1000 - MICRO FINANCE PHILIPPINES | PHILIPPINES

Sustaining a family of eight

The Honor 1000 micro-finance project is continuing to bring hope to Filipino women and their children. Over 2,000 women are supported by this project by learning small business management skills and earning incomes to support themselves and their children - thus keeping children in school, removing the attraction of migration work and keeping families safe from human trafficking. This loving wife and hard-working mother is part of the Honor 1000 Micro-finance project. She is grateful that her small grocery store is able to sustain their family of eight.


INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

2 girls spared from the horror of circus life

Many children are tricked with lies about joining the circus. Most people would think the circus would be a fun place to live, but once in the circuses in India, children often live in squalor and are never allowed to leave the circus compound. They are routinely beaten in order to teach them the difficult and dangerous tricks, and sexual abuse is commonplace. In effect, these children are totally at the mercy of circus management who treat them as they please. This is how 2 girls were spared the horror of circus life. 


Topics: Tiny Hands
CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

Lumotar's life changing opportunity

"I am currently the main chef at a little kitchen. The owner found that I am the best cook in the restaurant. The customers enjoy my food and always give me compliments on my cooking skills. At first I was nervous because I have never worked in such a professional environment before but I am now full of confidence that I have my very first long term, stable job. I am so happy with my life now and I could not believe that all happened to me. Without your support I would not have had this life changing opportunity."