Exceptional Sewing Skills

In June 2020, International Justice Mission (IJM) and the Philippine National Police rescued a deaf and mute 27-year-old online sexual exploitation victim and her two children. They were admitted to the Blessed House for immediate care.

The rescued victim also attended Blessed Project’s Sewing Livelihood Program as part of her restoration. Through working on sewing orders from local clients, the sewing staff observed great potential in her. She worked diligently and could easily pick up what the staff members were teaching and demonstrating to her. She is very particular with the quality of her output, and calls out and helps the other women as well as the staff if they overlooked some sewing techniques which will compromise the quality of the garments.

Her disability and her past does not hinder her from having a positive outlook in life. On the contrary, she works hard towards rebuilding a life of dignity for her and her children.

WE NEED YOUR HELP

Your monthly support of USD 40 / AUD 48 will help support the women and children at the Blessed Project through the rehabilitation process, and bring restoration while they rebuild their lives.
You can also join us this June in our global fundraising event – STOP TRAFFICKING 5K.
Click on the links below to know more.

    

Our Partners

   

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Blessed Project Family Therapy

One of the many ways we help Blessed Project Trainees in their reintegration is through family therapy. With the assistance of our social worker, we let the children and parents talk about their issues in the family that might have contributed to the children’s victimization.

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A Chance to Move Forward

When a young woman is rescued from human trafficking, the road to recovery is a long and challenging one for many – emotionally scared and broken from un-imaginable abuse. This is where the “Blessed” program steps in to fill a...




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Young Woman Survivor Decides for Her Future

During her stay in the Blessed House, Mae (name changed for protection and privacy) was able to go to school. Though she was older than most of her classmates, she persevered and even finished a vocational course on cooking while also attending formal school.




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Preparation for Reintegration

The ultimate goal for survivors of human trafficking and online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC) at The Blessed Project is for them to be reintegrated to the community, or if possible, to their families. The main challenges for this process to happen are the unpreparedness of relatives to accept and care for the trainees, unsuitable environment within the community, and the slow legal process for those with ongoing cases. 




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Beads of Love

Inside The Blessed Project, women survivors of human trafficking and abuse learn employable skills such as sewing and baking. Here, the women are enjoying their new project - making beaded accessories!




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Growing Sewing Enterprise

As the Philippines’ economy continues to struggle especially during this pandemic, partnerships whether local or foreign are greatly appreciated.