Made By Survivors Jewelry Centers - Training

by The Emancipation Network, Inc.
Mar 12, 2012

How the Jewelry Centers Help Survivors of Slavery

Made By Survivors is operates a jewelry centers in Kolkata & Mumbia, with a 3rd center opening in Jalpaiguri in 2012.  Survivors are being trained in the art of goldsmithing.  Each trainee and survivor artisan receives a fair wage for creating beautiful jewelry.  Sustainable employment and fair wages are part of the restorative process that allows survivors to economically provide for themselves and protect themselves from further exploitation by eliminating the desperation of dire poverty.

Lack of jobs and the inability to have a sustainable income is the largest risk factor and cause of modern day slavery.  In order to fight against the underlying causes of slavery Made By Survivors - a project of TEN Charities - partners with shelters and rescue organizations worldwide providing education, job training, and job opportunities for survivors and their children.  Since its inception TEN Charities has grown to serve over 1,000 survivors and their children in 12 programs throughout India, Cambodia, Nepal, Thailand, Uganda, and the US.

For rescued survivors of sexual slavery, and for young women who have grown up in red light areas, Made By Survivors employment centers offer the means to support themselves independently and to rejoin mainstream society. Made By Survivors employment centers provide rescued survivors with fairly paid employment, counseling, health care, job and life skills, assistance in finding housing, and non-formal education in computers, English and business.  These services greatly reduce the risk that they or their children will be exploited.

Thank you for considering supporting the Made By Survivors Jewelry Centers.  Your donation helps create a new life for the survivor artisans.

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The Emancipation Network, Inc.

Location: St Augustine, FL - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.madebysurvivors.com
The Emancipation Network, Inc.
Project Leader:
Sarah Symons
Co-founder and Executive Director
St Augustine, FL United States

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