NFS News Archive December, 2012

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One Year in Amsterdam

Exactly a year ago, we appealed for your support to launch Not For Sale Netherlands, a project to help rebuild the future of women trafficked to The Netherlands or trapped in prostitution without options in Amsterdam’s red-light district. Just twelve months later, we have planted our roots in the red light district to establish a viable soup business as the only licensed vendor to sell nourishing meals to hundreds of women working in prostitution. Most significantly, we have empowered 16 survivors of human trafficking this year by offering culinary skills training and professional internships.

Story from Thailand

Holiday Message from the Director of International Projects

As Director of International Projects at Not For Sale, I hear heartbreaking tales of exploitation from the people we serve around the world. Despite the many setbacks while fighting human trafficking, there are also stories of transformation and recovery for which we persevere. I want to share with you one inspiring story of a young […]

Vivienne Harr, Age 8, Sells Lemonade in Times Square for Freedom

Vivienne Harr, the 8-year-old who captured the hearts of people around the world by “making a stand” against child slavery at her lemonade stand for 173 straight days will “make a stand” in the heart of Times Square today.

Financial Training Begins In India

This week we are delighted to share the incredible progress that is being made by survivors currently enrolled in personal finances classes, part of the Not For Sale skills training and job placement program in India.

Romania,Timisoara, City

Karina’s Letter

Karina is a survivor of trafficking from Romania. She is assisted by Not For Sale’s partner shelter in Romania, where she continues to her process rehabilitation. Last week, we received this letter from Karina. The letter has been translated from Romanian.
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Silvana’s Story Of Hope

“Silvana* may be just one of 30 million people enslaved around the globe, but she represents the humanity behind each statistic. Silvana and I are not much different. We all deserve to have dignity and the opportunity to live a life free of exploitation.” -Christina Hebets, Director of International Social Impact Silvana is one of thousands of […]


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