Pathfinders Conducts Food Drive for At-Risk Beneficiaries

APRIL 28, 2021- BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. One of our core values at Pathfinders is granting access to women who are at-risk to trafficking, providing them with opportunities to educate and empower themselves and thus reducing overall vulnerability. To this end, and with the support of a Global Freedom Exchange grant from Vital Voices Global […]

PJI Conducts Trainings for ‘The Redemption Project’ Beneficiaries

APRIL 2022, BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- The Redemption Project (‘TRP’), launched in August 2021, is an ongoing 18-month project implemented within the framework of The Action to Support the Fight against Human Trafficking in the Gulf of Guinea (the “ALTP Project”), which is funded by the European Union and implemented by Expertise France. As part […]

Pathfinders Launches ‘The Justice Project’

APRIL 2022- BENIN CITY, EDO STATE. Pathfinders is proud to launch ‘The Justice Project’ (TJP), a 6-month Project which commenced on the 1st of April 2022, with support from the French Embassy to Nigeria, pursuant to its Innovative Projects from Civil Societies and Coalitions of Actors (PISCCA). The Justice Project (TJP) will improve on how […]

Pathfinders Launches its Social Justice Institute (PSJI)

BENIN CITY, EDO STATE- March 9, 2022. We are so excited to be launching Pathfinders Social Justice Institute (PSJI), our training institute which will educate houses of worship, learning institutes/schools and local communities on societal ills and how they can actively participate in addressing them. ⁣ ⁣We launched on March 9, 2022 with a 10 […]

Pathfinders Conducts Life Skills Training and COVID-19 Relief Drive for TFP Beneficiaries

BENIN CITY, NIGERIA. December 9, 2021- Pathfinders launched ‘The Freedom Project’, which is providing holistic support for sixty (60) beneficiaries (survivors of sex trafficking and at-risk-women) over the next two (2) years, in October 2021. Because we appreciate the need for psychosocial competence and personal skills that help our beneficiaries make optimal decisions, communicate effectively […]

PALI Free Adult Education Classes Underway at PJI

Our Pathfinders Adult Literacy Initiative (PALI) is now underway! These free, three month adult education classes are geared towards providing basic education for women and girls, (generally) ages 15 to 35, enabling them to read, write and enunciate correctly. At Pathfinders, we understand that education has a ripple effect on other aspects of a person’s […]

PJI Provides Ongoing COVID-19 Relief for Our Survivors Via Our Food Drive

In line with our mission to prevent sex slavery and to create space for women who have been denied access to sustainable economic empowerment due to the ongoing economic instability that has generated hardship for most Nigerians, including many survivors of sex trafficking, Pathfinders conducted a food drive on October 28, 2021 to support 20 […]

ETAHT Wraps Up Its 4-Year Tenure

BENIN CITY- EDO STATE- The Edo State Taskforce Against Human Trafficking (ETAHT), which was inaugurated on August 15, 2017 by the Governor of Edo State, H.E. Godwin Obaseki, to combat human trafficking in the State, is wrapping up its four-year tenure this month (August 2021). To mark the occasion, its chairperson, Professor Yinka Omorogbe, held a […]

NAPTIP Releases 2020 Data Analysis Report

ABUJA, NIGERIA- Nigeria’s anti-trafficking agency, NAPTIP, has released its 2020 Report, highlighting its efforts in 2020 to combat human trafficking in all its forms in Nigeria. Highlights include the following: NAPTIP received 1,032 cases for investigation, completed 251 investigations, prosecuted 69 cases (of the 239 received for legal opinion) and secured a total of 38 […]

Pathfinders Turns 7!

FROM OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Dear Partner, A little over 7 years ago, I resigned from my partnership at my law firm in New York to embark on a road less traveled. With nothing but a vision to change Nigeria and to amplify the muted voices of women, I stepped out in faith, trusting God that […]