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After 9 months of relationship-building, a new freedom business helmed by an Indian couple has opened its doors in the town of Dhulian, Murshidabad. As of now, six courageous women have started their training with this Freeset Business Incubator initiative...

There’s never enough hours in the day to do all that could be done.But with 3 new social workers and a specialist capacity builder & trainer joining the Tamar team they can do more than they have ever done before....

We paused, we prayed and we hoped… Word had come through, from the team working in Murshidabad that a 12-year-old girl from a very poor family in a neighbouring village was being taken by train to Mumbai....

There was much excitement around a recent fire safety training course. Many staff had their first chance to use a fire extinguisher which left them more confident that should they ever face an emergency situation...

Tamar has been conducting art therapy sessions with Freeset women for some time now. The women love to fully participate in these sessions and they feel that many of their negative attitudes towards life are beginning to change...

From home to home and heart to heart, the warmth and joy of Christmas brings all of us closer together. Tamar (a work of the Freeset Trust), has come up with an idea that will make this Christmas - a celebration to remember...

Tamar is an initiative of the Freeset Trust and it has a small community centre in Sonagacchi (Kolkata’s oldest and largest red light area). Five days a week (and every alternate Saturday) the doors of the Tamar Community Centre are open wide...

The anticipation of the big holiday season is upon us here and it's got nothing to do with Christmas. In Kolkata it is the religious festival of Durga Puja that takes the spot light.  ...