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17935 Sky Park Cir
Irvine, CA, 92614
United States

(949) 752-7788

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MUMBAI, INDIA


 


THE ISSUE
 

> Mumbai has one of Asia's largest red-light districts. 

> Trafficking of minor girls is a $1-billion-a-year
industry in Mumbai. 

> 95% of girls born into brothels in Mumbai become enslaved. 

> The average price of sex in the red light district of Mumbai is $8. 

 

Many girls from IJM have received training and gone on to make a decent living, working with iSanctuary. This option has built their confidence and some of them have become trainers themselves, going back to the very homes that sheltered them. All of this wonderful work was made possible by the vision, passion, hard work and sacrifice of the team at iSanctuary! I wish them all success as they continue to change lives.
— Melissa Walavalkar, Director of Aftercare IJM Mumbai

 

OUR IMPACT

iSanctuary works with survivors in aftercare homes and at the Mumbai sanctuary center. The sanctuary is a safe and accepting environment, built around community. Since 2007, iSanctuary has served over 300 young women and girls aged 12 to 25 rescued from sex trafficking. Through iSanctuary's program girls receive education, counseling, medical care and employment. Survivors are able to create a better life for themselves and obtain true freedom. 

PREVENTION

iSanctuary offers a prevention program for women living in the slums of Mumbai. Poverty leaves women vulnerable to being tricked into trafficking, or being coerced into selling their children. As a preventative measure, iSanctuary offers employment and trafficking awareness to this community. The women employed with iSanctuary are able to provide for their families, send their children to good schools, and create a better life for themselves and their children. 


YOU CAN IMPACT SURVIVORS IN MUMBAI

When you donate to International Sanctuary you are directly
contributing to our sanctuary center in Mumbai, and the programs
that are transforming the lives of rescued girls.