Giving other young women sewing skills

This lady (in red) joined the My Business My Freedom program in Nepal and received a microloan to establish a tailoring shop. She is a single mum and has been unable to secure a loan to get established. She loves to sew but has not had the opportunity to advance her skills. With her business now established, through the help of the My Business My Freedom program, she is not only able to support herself and her children but she is also giving back to her community by teaching tailoring skills to local young women.

When single moms are given the opportunity to become self-sustainable, it lessens the influence of traffickers and their lies of a better life. These women also pave the way for their daughters to be safe, educated and talented entrepreneur women.

 

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Getting her Shop Back on its Feet

Uma Maya has been part of the My Business My Freedom Program in Nepal since the lockdown ended. She was about to close her snack and vegetable shop after she ran out of resources to add goods. She appreciates the program for helping her be able to fill her shop back up with needed supplies. Uma...




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A New Start for Asha and her Son

“I got my hope back after I met My Business My Freedom”, says Asha.




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Road to Financial Freedom

The My Business-My Freedom (MBMF) program in Nepal continues to expand! Our team has connected with some of our Women Safe Haven graduate beneficiaries and formed a group. These women are now back in their communities and want to expand their tailoring business and have agreed to be in group. They learned the skill of tailoring during...




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Laxmi's Tomatoes

 

Laxmi was married at the age of 19. Now 40, she lives in Pokhara and has a son and a daughter. Her husband is a driver but is not able to earn enough to be able to sustain their family financially.

They were in financial strife and when Laxmi heard about the...




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MBMF Continues to Grow

One of our programs in Nepal continues to grow in number. My Business My Freedom or MBMF aims to address extreme poverty by providing women who are most at risk of becoming victims or have been rescued from human trafficking, with microloans to start a small business.

By allowing them to...




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Shanti's Children Are Back in School

Shanti was married at an early age. Her husband works as a daily waged laborer and his minimal pay is not sufficient to provide for the family and the schooling of their children. Because of this, their daughter stopped going to school.