The Paper Project Inc. works alongside partner organizations to provide livelihood opportunities for both Filipino men and women. We partner with local and international organizations that specifically serve women survivors of abuse, human trafficking or prostitution. Each of our partners play important roles in our vision to provide livelihood to hundreds of women escaping oppression in the Philippines. They assist us by providing referrals for new workers, offering skill and professional training, and walking alongside our women on their journey to self-sustainance, personal development and professional competence.
Sanctuary Spring // www.sanctuaryspring.com
Based in the United States, a social enterprise part of the rapidly growing fair trade movement. They believe that “the same free market that turns women into commodities can be transformed into a force for social good.” Their partnership sustains our handmade card making programs, creating the jobs we offer women today.
International Justice Mission // www.ijm.org
International Justice Mission is a human rights agency that brings rescue to victims of slavery, sexual exploitation and other forms of violent oppression. IJM lawyers, investigators and aftercare professionals work with local officials to secure immediate victim rescue and aftercare, to prosecute perpetrators and to ensure that public justice systems – police, courts and laws – effectively protect the poor.
IJM’s justice professionals work in their communities in 15 field offices in Asia, Africa and Latin America to secure tangible and sustainable protection of national laws through local court systems.
Youth With a Mission // www.ywamolongapo.com
A local organization whose vision is to see prostituted women turn from moral damage and sexual brokenness to wholeness and dignity through discipleship, livelihood and educational sponsorship. They train and teach young women for spiritual growth and personal development.They also offer counseling, education and provide the basic needs to help them be independent.