Episode 180: Tim Bankes, Freeset USA

September 4th, 2017

Freeset is in Business for Freedom. The mission is simple: to help stop sex trafficking and prostitution in West Bengal, India. Freeset USA is a non-profit distributor for two social enterprise businesses: Freeset Bags & Apparel (FBA) and Freeset Fabrics. Through the distribution of tees and accessories, they are providing a new approach for confronting trafficking and prostitution through sustainable business. Freeset works to provide freedom to women who have been trafficked by offering them an alternative choice of employment. They are taught sewing and screen printing skills, and are also provided physical, emotional  and psychological support. Freeset women learn how to read, write, budget and handle their finances, plus they receive insurance and a pension.

 
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