MY BUSINESS - MY FREEDOM | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

A Future of Freedom begins for 66 Women

The new 3AN/Captivating program called My Business-My Freedom has launched in Pokhara, Nepal. We are so excited to share with you that 66 women have, so far, begun the process to starting their own business. This will provide a steady income for these women and give them security to one day become truly independent and self-sustainable. Within 12 months, over 200 women will be part of this life-changing program.


CHINA | END POVERTY | LEAN, MEAN, VEGGIE MACHINES

Another 10 greenhouses - Thanks Nick!

Another 10 greenhouses have been added to the already 173 greenhouses starting to dot the rural landscape of Western China. Thanks to a generous donor named Nick, more families now have the opportunity to grow fresh produce almost all year round.


CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM | VOCATIONAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

You can make a girl's dream come true!

At Captivating, we work mostly to create genuine options for single mothers and out-of-school girls. And right now, we need your help. Over the past few months, our project teams have identified over 60 girls from remote locations who dropped out of school more than a year ago.


COMMUNITY RADIO - HUMAN TRAFFICKING AWARENESS | NEPAL

Voice of the Voiceless - Nepal

Mukta wept during the interview as she remembered her husband and family. Her family avoided her, and her husband was always drunk. He shouted at her for not giving birth to a boy. She was almost trafficked by someone who pretended to help her.


CAPTIVATING FOSTER FAMILY LOANS PROGRAMS | END POVERTY | KENYA

This story of a 'mothers heart' will blow you away

This is the story of a young boy whose circumstances forced him to life on the streets. It’s also the story of a woman whose ‘mother’s heart’ found a boy who needed a mother.


CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | PROJECT EDEN

A Working Vacation

Winter vacation, for the vast majority of students is a good time to rest, sleep late, and go shopping. But for Eden girls, the 20 days of work in a Dongguan Electronics manufacturing plant was definitely a brand new challenge. The girls spent 10-12 hours a day in the repetitive line of work. This was something that they have never ever experienced before.


INTERCEPT 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.


CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | END POVERTY | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

MY FIRST JOB Program - Breaking the cycle of poverty

Hualdntso has never been to school but she understands the value of education and wants to be able to send her daughter to school and also university. Hualdnotso’s dream for her daughter is that she will be well educated and able to get a good job and be self-sustainable.


COMMUNITY MOBILISATION & EDUCATION | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

HOME VISITS changing lives in Nepal

1,675 families were visited throughout Captivating funded regions in Nepal during the January – March quarter by staff from our partners 3 Angels Nepal. These families are mostly from poor areas who are easy targets for exploitation and trafficking.


CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | VOCATIONAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

A Future For Cheyang

Cheyang now has a second set of parents who do for her what her birth parents are not able to do – thanks to Paul and Susan. Cheyang’s dream was to become a nurse. Her dream has now begun and she is studying nursing at a vocational school. Her dream now is that when she graduates in 3 years time, she will be able to help her community while earning a good income to support herself and her family.