Freeset Fabrics is a Freedom Business, located in West Bengal, India. It is the first Freedom Business to be established out of a joint Banzaid and Marketplacers initiative aimed at ending the trafficking of local women and children into the sex trade.
Through a Business Incubator, Banzaid and Marketplacers are working together to establish four Freedom Businesses over the next five years, which will offer employment 250 vulnerable women. Ourlong term vision is to facilitate many more Freedom Businesses being established in West Bengal, which will bring economic freedom to impoverished communities and employment opportunities for those most at risk of exploitation.
It has taken many months to set up Freeset Fabrics and to train local women in the art of weaving. We are now celebrating the arrival of the first shipment of scarves to New Zealand and we are encouraged by how well they are selling.
We are stoked!