Nigeria: Human Trafficking Factsheet

• Human trafficking, a form of modern day slavery, involves the illegal trade of people for exploitation or commercial gain and is a $150 billion global industry. Two thirds of this figure ($99 billion) is generated from commercial sexual exploitation, while another $51 billion results from forced economic exploitation, including domestic work, agriculture and other […]

Pathfinders’ ‘The Anchor’ Project Conducts Medical Outreach for Survivors

BENIN CITY,  EDO STATE- At Pathfinders, we utilize a holistic approach to rehabilitation that always includes free access to medical care, i.e., we endeavour to create safe and interactive spaces wherein survivors can access one on one care from medical personnel who can address their health concerns and conduct wellness checks. To this end, on […]

Pathfinders’ ‘The Freedom Project’ Conducts Food Drive for 30 Beneficiaries

BENIN CITY-EDO STATE- APRIL 21, 2022. PJI’s ‘The Freedom Project’ Conducts Food Drive for 30 Beneficiaries because ‘they all need eligible packages of hope too.’ To assist beneficiaries in their recovery from the import of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, PJI’s ‘The Freedom Project,’ organized a gathering for 30 beneficiaries (survivors of trafficking and women who […]

PJI Conducts Adaptive Business Training for 35 Beneficiaries of The Freedom Project

BENIN CITY- EDO, NIGERIA.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Pathfinders has pivoted and innovated on ways to provide support to our beneficiaries surviving through the pandemic’s unrelenting implications, i.e., recession, economic hardship and inflation, as well as the emotional toll it has taken. One of our innovations has been conducting Adaptive Business Trainings, which allow us […]

Pathfinders Conducts COVID-19 Relief Drive

BENIN CITY, EDO- February 3, 2022. In line with PJI’s mission to prevent sex slavery/sexual violence and to liberate enslaved women and girls through the direct eradication of root causes, Pathfinders provided humanitarian support via a COVID-19 Relief Drive for twenty (20) beneficiaries of our The Anchor Project, an initiative funded by the United Nations […]

Pathfinders Graduates our First Adult Education Program Students

Congratulations to the Class of 2021/2022! It was a colorful and heartwarming ceremony, as 24 students from our three adult education campuses in Edo State gathered to celebrate their successful completion of a 3-month program at our Pathfinders Adult Literacy Institute (PALI). PALI, which  partners with women in local communities to provide free adult education […]

Pathfinders Conducts Life Skills Training for ‘The Redemption Project’ Beneficiaries

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. January 20, 2022 – The Redemption Project (‘TRP’), an ongoing 18-month project which is part of the Action to Support the Fight against Human Trafficking in the Gulf of Guinea (the “ALTP Project”) and is providing support for 50 beneficiaries, launched in August 2021. To kick off the year, Pathfinders Justice Initiative […]

Pathfinders Holds Stakeholders’ Meeting to Introduce ‘The Redemption Project’

Building on successful focus group interviews with Pathfinders’ beneficiaries conducted in August 2021, Pathfinders held a Stakeholders’ Meeting with 21 of its key stakeholders on September 14, 2021 to introduce ‘The Redemption Project’ (‘TRP’), a Project which will provide support for 50 beneficiaries (sex trafficking survivors and women who at risk to becoming trafficked) and […]

Pathfinders Launches ‘The Redemption Project’

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- AUGUST 2021. ‘The Redemption Project’ (TRP) is an 18-month Project launched in August 2021 by Pathfinders, with support from the European Commission and implementation by Expertise France. TRP will provide Direct Services – Wrap Around Care, including free medical services, counseling/mental health support, shelter, education scholarships, financial literacy classes, adult education […]

Pathfinders’ 2020 Annual Report

FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dear Partners, Thank you for walking with us through a most trying year! Despite global lockdowns and recessions, we saw our impact and influence expand as a result of the trust we cultivated over the years with survivors and national/global leaders. There is a lot to be thankful for, particularly as […]