Sep 4, 2018

empowerment of child survivor from trafficking

empowerment of trafficked survivor
empowerment of trafficked survivor

14 years Chandrika (name changed) was trafficked from a village in East Godawari dist, when she was barely in her teens. She was forced into prostitution at Annavarappadu in ONGOLE, when she was 14, by the Madam, whom she was sold to. She was rescued from the inferno, by a dynamic police officer, who is her “godmother” today, when she was 15. Initially, after coming to Asha Sadan, she could not control her emotions and had waged a single handed was against the whole world around her. Gradually, she changed herself. She has done vocational trainings in Bakery & jute bags stitching in our rehabilitation home. She had deposed brilliantly at Court, as a witness and her trafficker was punished…….

Sep 4, 2018

from Hopeless to new hope

from hopeless to new hope
from hopeless to new hope

Sravani ,pictured here, is a sixteen years-old girl who has benefitted from the services and activities offered by the project.

Sravani ,who belongs to Chirala of Prakasam Dist, lost her parents six years ago when she was 8. Her mother was a sex worker when she was alive. Sravani has two younger brothers. One of her relatives who is a daily wage labour has nourished these children for some time. He couldn’t feed them no longer. Sravani also started working as a domestic child labour to provide her brothers with food. A volunteer from the area has reported this issue to HELP-CHILDLINE 1098. HELP-CHILDLINE Team rescued the girl along with her brothers joined in Asha Sadan home run by HELP Organisation, with the order of Child Welfare Committee. ASHA sadhan admitted Sravani in local formal high school for continuation of her education in English medium. She passed 10th standard with flying colors securing 9.8 grade points in 2018. Subsequently, Sravani was joined in the Intermediate 1st year (10+1) at Residential College near Ongole. She emotionally balanced and mingled with rest of the children in the college and enjoying her education with joy.

Now I am very happy and fully concentrating on my education. I would like to complete Engineering and settles in Job. The life skills training provided by HELP-ASHA SADAN helped me a lot in developing my self esteem and resilience power to face any challenges in the life. I always remain thankful to HELP-ASHA Sadan and it’s supporters for giving me a new life of joy and hope in my life. Thank you so much - Sravani.

Jun 5, 2018

Self-esteem Girls in Asha Sadhan

Jute bag training
Jute bag training

15 year old Ramana (name changed), from a well to do family, eloped withher little known boyfriend from Vizag, who eventually sold her to the flesh trade. She spent almost a year in the 'hell', but was rescued fortunately by the Police. When she came to Asha Sadan (HELP rehabilitation centre), she was a lonely person, utterly depressed had suicidal tendency. It took time, but she turned around with the help of her 'caregivers'. Today she has learnt vocational skills and has become an expert dancer. Her parents are eager to get her back and she is waiting for the judicial orders …….

Chandrika (name changed) was 14 years trafficked from avillage in East Godawari dist, when she was barely in her teens. She was forced into prostitution at Annavarappadu in ONGOLE, when she was 14, by the Madam, whom she was sold to. She was rescued from the inferno, by a dynamic police officer, who is her “godmother” today, when she was 15. Initially, after coming to Asha Sadan, she could not control her emotions and had waged a single handed was against the whole world around her. Gradually, she changed herself. She has done vocational trainings in Bakery & jute bags stitching in our rehabilitation home. She had deposed brilliantly at Court, as a witness and her trafficker was punished…….

15 year old Archana (name changed), was married off to a man triple her age, by her alcoholic father, in lieu of money. The man took her to Vijayawada, abused over a period of time and eventually sold her to the flesh trade. She was rescued one day, during a joint raid conducted by police and HELP, a leading NGO of Andhra Pradesh. Archana came to Asha Sadan with a number of typical mental health hazards. She was aggressive and disobedient. She was exposed to a series of “counseling sessions”, which helped her to change back to her own self. Today, she is an active participant in “BAKERY & JUTE BAGS MAKING” trainings and enjoys dance classes enthusiastically. She looks forward to a brighter tomorrow……

Sravani (name changed) belong to Chirala of Prakasam Dist lost her parents six years ago when she was 8 years old. Her mother was sex worker when she alive. She is having two younger brothers. One of her relatives has nourished these children for some time who also a daily wage labour. He couldn’t feed them no longer. The girl along with her brothers has been joined in Asha Sadan home through one of the volunteers. Sravani went to local high school and continued her education in English medium. She passed 10th standard with 9.8 grade points. She emotionally balanced and mingled with rest of the children in home and enjoying her education with joy.

Children supported by this project are confident, hope a ray of shiny tomorrow who expressed gratitude to donors GlobalGiving.

Jute bag training
Jute bag training
education
education
 
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