When Rose* stepped through the doorway of the 10ThousandWindows Philippines office, she was anxious and concerned about her future. After being trafficked for sex, her trauma lingered and her economic situation remained dire. Mostly, she worried about caring for her child. “I urgently need a job to provide for my son and contribute at home,” […]
A good job is more than ‘just’ a job. For a survivor of human trafficking, violence, or exploitation, a good job is a window of opportunity for a hopeful future. Not only does a good job enable survivors to take care of their basic necessities like safe housing, nutritious food, medical care, and children’s education, […]
Right now at 10ThousandWindows, we’re revising how we measure success in our work with survivors of violence and exploitation. To do this, we’re working with Dr. Laura Cordisco Tsai, a global expert in economic empowerment, to identify and define new success metrics. Why this Matters Before joining 10ThousandWindows, I spent 10 years working at […]
When Daniel received word that he’d been accepted for an internship in the United States, he could hardly believe his good fortune. And this time, it wasn’t too good to be true. As a teen, Daniel, like many other Filipino youth, followed the siren call for work in Manila only to end up being trafficked […]
We have launched our 2018 Annual Report! It highlights the victories, inspiring stories, and impact you made possible for survivors of violence and exploitation last year. As you read through the highlights and then the full report, we hope you’ll remember that every success story was made possible with your support.
10ThousandWindows is thrilled to welcome Celia and Shimey to the Philippines team. Celia, left, our Work Immersion Program (WIP) Counselor will guide and coach clients as they become job-ready. Shimey, our newly hired WIP Coordinator, will cultivate partnerships with training centers, businesses, and other organizations to provide practical, hands-on, lived experience for clients. Just the other week, […]
We work hard as an organization to make sure we’re offering survivors of violence and exploitation the very best services and support through our programs. Recently, new staff members were trained in Motivational Interviewing, so they will be equipped to offer the highest standard of care for clients.
With proud hearts, we wish a big congratulations to these seven clients who just graduated from college last week with Bachelor of Science degrees. Each person is now a step closer to reaching their dreams and will soon be reaping the fruits of their hard work. We are helping them build their confidence back and […]
A growing number of survivors at 10KW are developing such resilience, independence, and strength, that they want to help others like them! Just the other week, 15 survivors of violence and exploitation who are now well on their way to financial security met at the 10KW Philippines office to share what economic empowerment means to […]
We are thrilled to announce that Emily Fan and Lisa Jackson recently joined the 10KW Board. Both Fan and Jackson are seasoned leaders with years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Emily Fan, J.D. Associate General Counsel, The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Emily has been practicing law for nearly 15 years, primarily in the […]