A New Home for victims of sex-trafficking in India

by PRAJWALA
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Summary

Six hundred survivors of sex trafficking are being forced to relocate because of the construction of a new mall in Hyderabad. They have three months to buy land to build a new shelter.
$32,085.15
total raised
163
donors
0
monthly donors
10
years active

Challenge

This August, 600 survivors of sex trafficking will be forced to relocate because of the construction of a new mall in Hyderabad. Funding is urgently needed to secure land to build a new shelter for the women. Child victims of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation are worst hit with the trauma of sexual abuse and the HIV/AIDS disease. They are exposed to violence and adult experiences very early in life and are victims of social stigma and discrimination.

Solution

As the organization struggles to find a solution, securing land in a suitable location is difficult. The current shelter is located in the heart of the city giving women easy access to education and jobs.

Long-Term Impact

The organization has successfully found 4 acres of land close to the city of Hyderabad, enabling these women to keep their jobs. A new shelter will be built there and will serve as a safe haven for the survivors who seldom find acceptance in society.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.prajwalaindia.com

Organization Information

PRAJWALA

Location: Hyderabad, Telangana - India
Website: http:/​/​www.prajwalaindia.com.
Project Leader:
SUNITHA KRISHNAN
GENERAL SECRETARY
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh India

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Thanks to 163 donors like you, a total of $32,085 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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