Our Blog: Stop OSAEC

HONOR 1000 - MICRO FINANCE PHILIPPINES

Undeterred by Challenges

As a young mother who is also the eldest in her family, Lyka is persevering to provide for her two toddlers and two siblings. Even with the unpredictable changes with COVID-19 restrictions, she and her husband are determined to continue their small snack vending and online business.

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NEPAL

A Survivor's Potential

Pragati is one of the survivors from our Women's Safe Haven (WSH) and proceeded to become a border checker. Life has not been easy for this woman but we are continuously amazed by how she is able to quickly adapt and move forward.

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CHINA

Graduation Day for My First Job

The first batch of My First Job trainees have graduated in August. After 90 days of training, they have learned the basic skills of cooking as well as various dishes to help them as they start on their new careers. We proudly share with you these captured moments from the women's graduation.

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PHILIPPINES

Learning to Adapt amidst the Pandemic

Despite their own challenges during this pandemic, the staff from the Philippines and our team of parent and youth advocates in Manila and Siquijor (an identified at-risk area) continue to reach out to children and communities to teach them on how to protect themselves against OSAEC.

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CAPTIVATING’S ONE MORE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

One More Year for Huaifeng

Huaifeng's home is on a remote hillside, and it takes her more than an hour of walking before she can ride a bus to school. Her mother left them when she was only one year old, while her father is working as a security guard in another city. She lives with her brother and her grandparents. Any support she receives is a great help for her to finish her studies.

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CHINA

I am A Woman and I am Capable

My name is Tsedan and I am 29 years old. I missed out on going to school because my parents thought that boys are more important than girls. Now that I have my own family, I want my three children to be able to go to school - an opportunity that I didn’t have.

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MY BUSINESS - MY FREEDOM

Dila's Goats

Goat rearing has been unaffected by the pandemic whereas most other sectors are highly affected. Dila, 26, maximized this opportunity to continue earning and providing for her family.

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INTERCEPT A GIRL AT THE BORDER

False Job Overseas

With the pretext of a better job opportunity in Israel, Yoona (name changed) was being lured by a pimp. She was asked to take out a loan of Rs. ten lakh (USD 8,500) from a local cooperative. However, there is no legal provision for foreign employment in Israel for Nepalese women.

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