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The Murshidabad District is one of the poorest in West Bengal. Trafficking agents prey on this poverty to trap young women into the brothels of Kolkata. The key target of the Murshidabad programme was the creation of employment opportunities in the District for women assessed as being at risk of...
The core of the Freedom Business venture is the Business Incubator concept. The Incubator has been established to support the establishment of new business units that will provide employment opportunities for women from poor families who are at risk of getting caught into the trafficking networks...
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 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...