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I am a teacher of Economics and Business Studies at James Hargest College in Invercargill. I recently took a sabbatical from teaching, and spent part of my time travelling to India. My wife and I were privileged to spend a month working voluntarily for Freeset in Kolkata and the Freeset Business...
Banzaid and Marketplacers International Ltd , are very pleased to announce that the West Bengal Freedom Businesses project has been approved by the New Zealand Aid Programme for funding support. The contracts have been signed, and we have received the first instalment of Aid Programme funds! This...
The Freedom Businesses employ women at risk of being trafficked into the sex industry rather than for any skills or qualifications they might already have. Training is therefore a crucial component to the success of reaching the Freedom Business goals and in developing effective businesses. The...
The core of the West Bengal Business venture is the Business Incubator concept. The headquarters will be the centre for the business activity and the base for all support services. It will also be the marketing and communications centre and the production development hub, and provide offices and...
The overall goal of the project is “Healthy, stable, economically sound communities that do not need to send their daughters to the city for employment”. This is about building economically and socially stronger local communities that will result in reduced migration to the city, with the risk of...
Alongside the business incubator and the training programme will be a unit for the provision of social services for the employees of the businesses and their families. This service will be run by Tamar. Tamar is a project of the Freeset Trust providing holistic services to women exiting the sex...