EverFree Stories

A Bright Future for Aina

A Bright Future for Aina

Growing up with five older brothers in the Philippines, Aina* looked up to her older cousin who was like a sister. Aina was impressed by her cousin’s interesting career at a local IT company and grateful for the help she often gave with her homework. Aina aspired to...

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Sharlene’s story of empowering other survivors

Sharlene’s story of empowering other survivors

Once a victim of human trafficking, Sharlene now employs other survivors in her fashion business, empowering sustainable freedom. "It makes me happy to be able to use my fashion skills to create sustainable freedom." - Sharlene

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Marion, An Empowered Survivor Who Empowers Her Community

Marion, An Empowered Survivor Who Empowers Her Community

“I look forward to fully advocating for the survivors’ voices to be heard, respected, and treated with dignity. Finally, bringing an end to this evil business will not only empower women, but strengthen family, build strong communities, and eventually, even stronger...

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Cora’s Story: “I am proud of who I have become”

Cora’s Story: “I am proud of who I have become”

Growing up, Cora was a prime target for traffickers. Her large family of eight lived in the Philippines. They were desperately poor and both her parents spent time in jail for dealing drugs. Because her own family was so dysfunctional, Cora often spent time living...

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