WHAT WE DO
DFN provides vocational training, employment opportunities, microloans for business start-ups, and basic financial management tools. In fact, all of the uniforms for our schools are made in our tailoring shop which employs more than 50 women in a safe and fair working environment. No one is working over-time for free at our facility! We also intentionally employ local women in our community healthcare clinics.
We also offer a 6-month vocational training center for young women coming out of trafficking. They are too old for traditional schooling, but not too old to learn how to support themselves. Vocational training is an investment in those who have been forgotten, and declare them capable of changing their own lives.
In a time when the #MeToo movement, women’s marches and the fight for equal pay have been dominating our national media landscape, incredible empowerment efforts are also happening worldwide. While these movements and cultural mindset [...]
Pawani, age 21, grew up in a marginalized Hindu community with her parents. Like many in her community, her parents struggled to make ends meet and put food on the table. Pawani attended school but [...]