Pathfinders’ Executive Director Named 2023 U.S. Trafficking in Persons Report ‘Hero.’

WASHINGTON, D.C., USA. Thursday, June 15th 2023 was a super important day for us, as our Executive Director, Ms. R. Evon Benson-Idahosa was honoured by the U.S. government as a 2023 Trafficking in Persons Report ‘Hero,’ alongside 7 other heroes selected from 181 countries and territories.  Since 2001, the Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP Report) […]

Pathfinders’ Business Academy Rounds off Classes for Cohort II Beneficiaries

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. Following the successful conclusion of Session I of our Pathfinders’ Business Academy (PBA) classes for 60 students on March 17th, 2023, we immediately kicked off sessions for Cohort II with 30 newly enrolled survivor students. We concluded those classes, which focused on interpersonal/personal skills, creative thinking and financial and risk management, […]

‘The Freedom Project’ Organises Adaptive Business Training For Beneficiaries

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. Following the conclusion of the initial session of our Pathfinders’ Business Academy (PBA) classes for 40 ‘The Freedom Project‘ (TFP) beneficiaries in Cohort A, an Adaptive Business Training on the production of ankara crafts, zobo (hibiscus) juice and local ice cream was organised on May 31st, 2023.  The training served to provide project […]

Pathfinders Graduates 3rd Adult Literacy Education Program Class

BENIN CITY, EDO- It was an exciting day, as all twenty-three (23) students enrolled in our Pathfinders Adult Literacy Initiative (PALI) concluded their 3-month education course. The students, from our Ogba and Faith campus, were trained in the basics of English and Arithmetic and sensitized on the dangers of human trafficking. These 3rd batch of […]

Pathfinders Conducts Medical Outreach for UN’s OHCHR Beneficiaries

NOVEMBER 30th, 2022- BENIN CITY, EDO. Continuing our efforts to provide holistic support to our beneficiaries, we conducted a medical outreach for 30 beneficiaries of our Pathway to Freedom Project on November 30, 2022. Collaborating with a team of medical doctors from the Association of Resident Doctors at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) […]

Pathfinders Conducts Final CCM Working Group Meeting for ‘The Justice Project’

September 28, 2022- BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. Pathfinders organized the final Coordinated Care Mechanism (CCM) Working Group Meeting (WGM) on September 28, 2022, hosting 23 organizations. The CCM, which is the first of its kind in Edo State to coordinate service delivery for survivors of trafficking, is a state referral mechanism initiated by Pathfinders but […]

PJI Organizes Medical Outreach for 30 Beneficiaries of ‘The Freedom Project’

September 7, 2022- BENIN CITY, EDO. In an effort to further reduce vulnerability to trafficking, our medical outreaches are designed to conveniently deliver quality health care to our busy beneficiaries. At each outreach, we stress the importance of securing regular medical check-ups, while simultaneously providing free access to such wellness checks and a safe platform […]

Pathfinders Conducts Food Drive for PTF3 Beneficiaries

August 30th, 2021- BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. Because one of our core values is granting access to women survivors of trafficking, we provide them with opportunities to educate and empower themselves; thus reducing their overall vulnerability to retrafficking. To this end, and with the support of the United Nations’ Office of the High Commissioner for […]

PJI Conducts Working Group Session for its Coordinated Care Mechanism

AUGUST 3, 2022 – BENIN CITY, EDO STATE.  Further to our 2-day stakeholders’ Roundtable meeting to initiate the creation of a Coordinated Care Mechanism (CCM) by service providers for survivors of human trafficking in Edo State, Pathfinders organized the CCM first working group, meeting with eighteen (18) organizations in attendance, on August 3, 2022. Discussions […]

Pathfinders Initiates Coordinated Care Mechanism for Edo State Service Providers

JULY 21, 2022- BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. In an effort to strengthen and enhance the network and coordination of CSOs in Edo State to better serve survivors of sex trafficking, Pathfinders Justice Initiative (pursuant to its The Justice Project) organized a 2-day stakeholders’ Roundtable meeting to initiate the creation of a Coordinated Care Mechanism (CCM) […]