From all of us at CAPTIVATING – our board, employees, partners and volunteers – we wish you the best of the festive season ahead and a wonderful Christmas and New Year.
2019 has been an amazing year of impact thanks to an amazing combination of generous supporters and wonderful grassroots program partners. Together, we’ve changed the world for so many, where we can genuinely say they are “reaching out for a better tomorrow”.
Here’s a quick snapshot of what, together, we’ve made possible:
7,749 young women were stopped/intercepted because of warning signs indicating they might be in the very process of being trafficked
38 women were rescued as trafficking victims from brothels
45 trafficking victims received long-term support and rehabilitation
312 women received small business loans and increased their family incomes (benefiting their 1,344 children)
11,106 students, police and community members attended human trafficking prevention training
370 “out-of-school” girls back in vocational school
307 moms started new pig or tailoring businesses; or started first jobs (benefiting their 614 children)
3,500 women were trained in critical health & safety
2,993 women received small business loans and increased their family incomes (benefiting their 8,979 children)
1,299 students in poor regions received cyber-safety training to address the growing cyber-sex problem
20 trafficking victims received long-term aftercare support and rehabilitation
IN TOTAL, thanks to your support,
in 2019 we significantly impacted the lives of an estimated
75 Graduated from Embroidery Skills Training Class 2022
We are proud to announce that 27 students from the first class, 25 from the second class, and 23 from the third class, graduated from the 2022 Embroidery Training in our My First Job program last month (July).
This training not only opened up a new way for women in these villages to...