In this short film commissioned by One Family, British filmmaker Qes Ahmed tells the story of a brave human trafficking survivor, rescued and rehabilitated by Maiti Nepal.
The first priority lies in preventing trafficking and educating those at greatest risk of abuse and exploitation.
LEGAL SUPPORTLegal processes swiftly activated for missing people, offering early interception and disruption.
HOMES FOR TRAFFICKING PREVENTIONSpecialist prevention homes which provide anti-trafficking skills and training for girls.
RAISING AWARENESSHeightening awareness at community level through TV, radio and local workshops.
Rescuing and reuniting victims with their families is a core element in the battle against human-trafficking.
FACE RECOGNITION TECHNOLOGYOur revolutionary Khoji mobile phone app uses face-recognition technology to identify missing people.
INTERCEPTION & REPATRITATIONDedicated on-the-ground surveillance teams to help police intercept victims and identify traffickers.
Reverting to a former way of life is fraught with difficulty for exploitation survivors, so we are deeply committed to rehabilitating victims.
TERESA ACADEMYFree education provided for hundreds of deprived children.
INCOMES FOR LIFETraining in livelihoods skills paves the way to financial independence for girls.
IN-HOUSE HEALTH CLINICAn in-house health centre meets the daily medical needs of over 500 people.
HIV/AIDS HOSPICEA HIV/Aids hospice provides treatment, screening, and much-needed care and compassion.
REHABILITATION HOMESafe accommodation and psychological support help those preparing to reintegrate into society.
PREVENTION & ADVOCACY TRAINING
6-week residency training for vulnerable girls from high-risk communities to recognise the dangers of human trafficking and equip them with the resources to fight against this crime in their villages.
RESCUE AND REPATRIATE A VICTIM
To rescue a victim of human trafficking and return her safely from India back to Nepal.
A safe refuge including 24 hr security, food, clothing and emergency healthcare for a newly-rescued victim of human trafficking.
To provide shelter, food, clothing and healthcare for human trafficking survivor, for a period of 12 months.
Antiretroviral medicine and general healthcare for survivors of human trafficking with HIV/Aids, for a period of 12 months.
Legal support for a human trafficking survivor, including investigation and legal representation.
One-year admission at Teresa Academy, providing full-time education for young children affected by human trafficking.
TRAINING & LIVELIHOODS
Income generation training and apprenticeship placement for human trafficking survivors.
Sita lived in Maiti Nepal’s rehabilitation home for most of her teenage and adult life. She now enjoys her role as key player in the hospitality team of one of Nepal’s leading hotels.
SHAMMI PITHIA AND STUDENTS
In November 2018, Shammi wrote a piece of music with students from Teresa Academy. He later embedded recordings and vocals from the girls, which he embedded into histe performance at One Family’s Diwali at The Savoy