Mission: At Free for Life International we partner with organizations and individuals globally to meet the needs of trafficking survivors and those who are considered to be in high risk of being trafficked. We partner by providing financial, emotional and spiritual support. focus our efforts in 4 main areas – what we like to call the 4 S’s: Shelters, Stations (Border Monitoring), Scholarships, & Sustainable Projects.
Results: Have partnered with organizations in 5 countries to help rescue and meet the needs of trafficking survivors. Have helped meet the needs of over 450 girls who were victimized by slavery. Since 2010, Partnered in Nepal at 2 border monitoring stations. One on the Nepal/India border and the other on the Nepal/Tibet border. 400 girls have been rescued from slavery since 2010 through this program. To date we have given out 66 scholarships to girls who were rescued from slavery or considered at high risk of being trafficked. In 2012 launched a new tailoring program through the border monitoring stations and our new border office. 3 classes were open. Also we will be giving all graduates her own sewing machine to allow her to become sustainable after graduation.
Geographic areas served: United States, Nepal
Programs: Provide funds for other non-profit organizations who monitor nepal's borders to rescue trafficking victims. Fund programs that provide job skills training for girls rescued from slavery. Provide funds for shelter support for trafficking victims. Educate people, locally and internationally, on the trafficking practices.