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MAHIMA HOMES - INDIA

The Mahima Homes are after-care facilities in Kolkata India for young girls rescued from human trafficking. Mahima was started because many rescued girls were being re-trafficked. The staff at the Mahima homes care for these girls while the people who trafficked them are prosecuted. Mahima means "glory" in Bengali. The purpose of the program is to restore lives broken by sexual exploitation. Mahima has a home for rescued minor-age children. There is a home for older rescued youth. There is a transition home for girls reintegrating into society. There is a facility in the red-light district with day and evening programs for children of prostitutes, and their mothers. And there is a home for boys of prostitutes. In addition, the Mahima staff conduct anti-trafficking programs in schools and communities. Mahima provides physical, psychological and educational care needed to restore these victimized children and youth. Over 200 girls and young ladies have passed through the program. Some were repatriated to the countries they were trafficked from. And most are going on to happy and productive lives. We are proud to partner with the amazing staff at Mahima and this world-class organization.

THIS MONTH'S THEME

Self-sustainability

When an individual/community is self-sustainable, they have the ability to provide for their needs with the resources that are at their disposal; they are not reliant on aid from others. Self-sustainability is advanced by a stable economy, an absence o...
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THIS MONTH'S PROJECTS

Micro-loans for women

Inca Peanuts - the supernut

Savings-Based Finance