PJI Conducts Business Skills Training for ‘The Redemption Project’ Beneficiaries

The Redemption Project (‘TRP’), a Pathfinders initiative launched in August 2021 to support 50 women beneficiaries (survivors of sex trafficking and women who are at-risk to becoming trafficked), ensures as part of its action plan, that our beneficiaries are learning life, soft, business or vocational skills which will serve to steady their feet along their […]

Free Adult Education Classes for Women and Girls Ages 15-35

Know a young woman in Benin City, Edo State, ages 15-35, that could benefit from free adult education classes? Please direct her to us on social media @pathfindersji or call us on 0817-000-7284. Classes are held every Thursday from 9am-12pm, with courses running for 3 months. Materials and local transportation included. Thank you for sharing!

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’ 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 […]

Pathfinders Conducts Medical Outreach for Survivors

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- April 29, 2021. Grateful for every opportunity we get to serve our local community and women who are emerging from sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. At our quarterly medical outreach, a team of doctors from University of Benin Teaching Hospital’s Association of Resident Doctors joined us to serve, providing screening for high […]

Pathfinders Conducts Training for Survivors on Accounting, Marketing and Branding and Adult Education Classes

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- April 15, 2021. Every quarter, our trainings for survivors ensure that they are learning life, soft or vocational skills that steady their feet along their journey to healing and sustainable economic independence. This quarter, we are grateful to our professional volunteer facilitators who volunteered their expertise in accounting, marketing and branding.  […]

Graduating ‘Action Aid’ Survivors On a Path to Sustainable Economic Independence

⁣We are grateful to Action Aid Nigeria for the opportunity to provide support for 20 program beneficiaries who were either able to successfully learn a skill or start a small business through the ‘Pathway to Post COVID-19 Freedom’ Project. ⁣ Using our 12-Point Vulnerability Indicator, the Project sought to identify survivors of sex trafficking who […]

Pathfinders Organizes Successful 2-Day Training on Human Trafficking for Law Enforcement Officers, Judges and Prosecutors

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. On January 19-20, 2021, Pathfinders successfully organized a 2-day capacity building  training for 50 law enforcement officers, judges and prosecutors on human trafficking in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.  The training, which built on learnings from Nigeria’s first ever Gap Analysis (also organised by Pathfinders in June 2019), focused on three thematic […]

Pathfinders Conducts Successful 2-Day Workshop for Service Providers of Rehabilitation for Survivors and Returnees

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. On January 14-15, 2021, building on the learnings from Nigeria’s first ever Gap Analysis on human trafficking which identified gaps in Nigeria’s rehabilitation, law enforcement and research responses to human trafficking (conducted by Pathfinders in June 2019), Pathfinders trained 50 service providers who support survivors of trafficking and sexual trauma on […]

Pathfinders Celebrates Our Graduating Survivors!

What a joy to celebrate 2020 with our incredible survivors who, notwithstanding the ongoing global pandemic, found a way to dig deep to overcome. Their testimonials today at our End of Year Celebration were heartwarming and reflected the fact that they channeled their creative energy into purpose and economic success. These women are truly warriors! […]