Rescue trafficked women & children in India

by India Partners
Rescue trafficked women & children in India
Rescue trafficked women & children in India
Rescue trafficked women & children in India
Rescue trafficked women & children in India
Rescue trafficked women & children in India
Rescue trafficked women & children in India

­ ­­Thank you for rescuing women and children from India’s red-light district!  A woman named Soni felt her only way to provide for her children was to work in the red-light district until YOU provided a way out for her through your generous donation. 

 Soni lost her husband in an accident when she was pregnant with her second child.  This left Soni felt completely helpless with a financial burden she didn’t know how to pay.  She tried working as a maid but it was not enough so a friend introduced her to the sex trade.  Seeing no other way to provide for her children, she worked in the red-light district for 9 years. 

 Because of your gift, you were able to give Soni education, care and training that would change her life from sex worker to restaurant owner.  Now, equipped with the necessary skills, Soni moved away with her kids and opened her own roadside food joint.  Her business is successful and Soni and her family are thriving!  Soni is grateful to you for equipping her with the necessary skills to begin a new life with dignity. 

 Thank you for having a heart for those who are hopeless.  Together we can make a difference in families like Soni’s all over India!


John Sparks

President, India Partners

P.S.  There are many other women in India who are struggling to provide for their families. If you would like to empower a woman like Soni, you can do that today! Thank you for equipping and empowering woman in India to be successful and have hope for the future!

*Name changed to protect identity

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Dear Friend,

Thank you for helping provide women and children rescue from India’s red-light districts. Your gift is transforming lives of women and children that were trapped in a life of abuse. 

There are many young girls living in the red-light districts because their mothers are a part of the sex trade. As the young girls get older, it is extremely dangerous for them to be in this environment, and they often end up in the sex trade themselves. 

Khushi is a young girl that we were able to rescue from the red-light district before she was a participant in the sex trade. When Khushi was rescued, she was a quiet, shy girl who had lived in an unsafe environment her whole life. 

With the permission of her mother, Khushi was rescued from the red-light district and brought into the safe home. She was extremely shy and fearful of everyone because of her trauma from her past. Khushi also did not know how to write and had no educational foundation.

Through counseling, love, and care, Khushi started to feel safe and come out of her shell. She now works hard at school and her education is continuing to progress. Khushi has many friends and loves learning! 

Khushi is thriving now because of the counseling, education, and safety she received. Khushi would still be living in the red-light district, uneducated and hopeless, if it weren’t for you. When we work together, we can change lives! 



President, India Partners

P.S. You can help other children that are still trapped in the red-light district! The safe house provides the healing and education necessary for these children to succeed in the future, outside of the red-light district. You are the key to changing lives!

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Dear Friend,

Thank you for your help in providing children and women with a life of safety away from India's red-light districts. Your gift is making a tremendous difference in the lives of women and children trapped in the life of a sexual slave.

When we help a girl child escape, with permission of her mother, we ask that they never go back to the Red Light District, too dangerous. As a mother they want them close by their side, but once they are 7 or 8 it is very risky. Priyanka* is one such child.

Priyanka lives in an urban slum surrounded by poverty; her home is in the Red Light District. Families live in small cinderblock and sheet metal homes surrounded by filth and sexual abuse. It is a very unhealthy environment for anyone, and especially a child, but sadly this is Priyanka’s home.

Priyanka was doing poorly in school when she came to our tuition center. But with an illiterate mother and chaotic home life, she has no chance to excel in system designed for those with an educated family and wealth. Right outside the Red Light District, India Partners maintains a Learning Centre. Here children are able to come before and after school, they receive a meal and are helped with their homework (tuitions).

Priyanka is a needy 7-year old girl; she now has a chance to succeed. She will be able to stay in school and get an education because of people like you. When we work together we can change lives even in the most difficult places.


India Partners

P.S. To help more children and women in Mumbai's red light districts, you can give a gift today! You will be changing their lives forever by providing them educational opportunities they would otherwise not have. Encourage your friends and coworkers to join you. Take a moment and change the life of a young girl like Priyanka.

* Priyanka’s image is changed to protect her identity

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Training class at Women's center
Training class at Women's center

Thank you for your support to rescue women and children from the Red-Light Districts in India. Rescue is a team effort, and your participation is vital to the success of reintegration of women and children into society.

We teach essentials like language skills, to read the local language, but also skills in English as English the language of business in India. To succeed in life outside the trade requires that you have skills which allow you to fit well with the rest of society. This includes paying your rent monthly, saving so that you can pay for your children’s education and paying unexpected health bills. For most ladies that are rescued from the Red-Light District they were trafficked before they were able to learn these functions from their family.

Along with skills training which will help them earn a living, India Partners also provides education to help the ladies complete their schooling or higher-studies and life skills that will help them function with other members of their community.

In the image above you see the ladies getting instruction on personal budgeting from a banker. As much as possible, we try to get professionals from different fields to present the training so that the students become accustomed to the language and standards of the various professions.

Rescuing a woman or child from the Red-Light District is only complete when they are inculcated back into society. You make this possible as you support the work to Rescue trafficked women & children in India, by India Partners.

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In India, when families have several children, they constantly try to find ways to feed and educate them. Traffickers take advantage of this and trick parents into sending their daughters to Mumbai with the promise of work, education and the ability for the girl to send money home to help her family.   

Anu was sent to Mumbai when traffickers promised that she would become house-help for a wealthy family. Instead, she was sold into the sex trade as a teenager. After being raped and beaten she found the only way to survive was to accommodate the demands of those that were forcing her to work in the trade. 

When the pandemic hit, Covid-19 changed everything. The government locked down the red-light district and women that made their living there, were suddenly without any income.   

Your gift made it possible for Anu (and others like her) to join an India Partners training program where she is now enrolled in adult literacy classes, values training sessions, small business workshops and more. Together these will allow her to provide for her and her young daughter. This actually demonstrates one benefit of the pandemic — it allows women to escape the horrors of the district. Anu now has hope for the future because of your compassion and generosity. 

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Location: Eugene, OR - USA
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Project Leader:
John Sparks
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