Pathfinders Successfully Closes Out ‘The Freedom Project’

SEPTEMBER 30, 2023- BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. On September 28, 2023, we successfully wrapped up ‘The Freedom Project’ (TFP), a two year holistic program (October 2021- September 2023), which we marked with a monitoring and evaluation Closing Ceremony. What a joy it was for us to celebrate with our incredible beneficiaries who, despite the ongoing […]

Pathfinders Organizes Mental Health Wellness Event for ‘The Freedom Project’ Beneficiaries

SEPTEMBER 26, 2023, BENIN CITY- On September 26th, 2023, a mental health/wellness event was organized for all 70 beneficiaries of ‘The Freedom Project to promote health and wellness by engaging in physical and other practices designed to reduce stress, such as yoga and meditation. All beneficiaries were transported to the venue, after being gifted comfortable […]

‘The Freedom Project’ Rounds Off its Adaptive Business Training for Beneficiaries

SEPTEMBER 2023, BENIN CITY. In this final Adaptive Business Training conducted on September 18th and 20th, 2023, survivors were taken on educational excursions to thriving businesses within Benin City to gain practical knowledge on running a business and surviving economic downturns. The beneficiaries were divided into groups and escorted by PJI staff to establishments specializing […]

‘The Freedom Project’ Conducts Final Medical Outreach for 40 Beneficiaries

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. As part of ‘The Freedom Project,’ 40 beneficiaries received medical assistance on September 19, 2023 via a medical outreach specifically tailored to the needs of survivors. This final outreach included seminars and medical tests focused on wellness and the prevention of illness to provide all beneficiaries with the opportunity to take […]

‘The Freedom Project’ Organizes Final Food Drive for 70 Beneficiaries

SEPTEMBER, 2023, BENIN CITY- On September 7th, 2023, 70 beneficiaries of ‘The Freedom Project’ received humanitarian support (food and basic needs items) as part of its final food drive. As well as alleviating poverty and hunger, the food items will serve to improve all beneficiaries’ physical, psychological, emotional, and family well-being.  Each beneficiary received a […]

Pathfinders Business Academy Kicks Off for Cohort III

AUGUST 2023-BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. At Pathfinders, we not only believe in supporting underserved women with the necessary resources they need to build successful businesses, we also believe in equipping them with relevant and necessary education that helps them thrive in their chosen business endeavours. For us, this too, amounts to holistic care. To this […]

Cohort 4 of our Pathfinders Adult Literacy Initiative (PALI) is underway

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- Following the graduation of Cohort 3, classes commenced for 20 students enrolled as Cohort 4 in our Pathfinders Adult Literacy Initiative (PALI), a free community literacy initiative for women ages 15+, on June 13, 2023 at our two locations, Faith and Ogba Campuses. Since commencement in June, 5 classes have been […]

‘Project RISE’ Beneficiaries Receive Legal Training and Humanitarian Support from ‘OUR’

JUNE 2, 2023- BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. On June 2nd, 2023, with support from Operation Underground Railroad (OUR), five beneficiaries of Project RISE participated in a free legal clinic by two of our lawyer facilitators which informed and educated them on the type of free legal services available in Edo State and where to access them; […]

Pathfinders’ ‘The Freedom Project’ Conducts Food Drive for 60 Beneficiaries

JUNE 22, 2023- BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. Our quarterly food drive, which involves distributing food items to each of the 60 project beneficiaries, is one of the many ways ‘The Freedom Project’ is tailored to the needs of our trafficking survivors. As a result of the distribution, we help our survivors alleviate food insecurity, as much […]

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, […]