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In Kolkata, everyone drinks ‘cha’, a delicious blend of tea, milk, sugar and spices that is sold from numerous roadside stalls....

The communities we operate in are marked by extreme poverty & social stigma. Freeset’s goal in going into business was to break the cycle of poverty and exploitation, and create opportunities for our community to live full and healthy lives....

Freeset is about seeing communities transformed, and we define communities as a group of people belonging to a place. So, when we talk about transformation, it means more that just seeing people’s lives changed. We also want to see the places they inhabit transformed and...

Freeset has some dreamers! And they dream BIG. Mina (one of the founding ladies) and Kerry (Director) cast a dream to see 10 000 women across West Bengal employed in freedom businesses. We believe in this dream, and know it will require highly...

Balika sends a special message to people around the world who are friends and supporters of Freeset: “Now that I have this work with Freeset, there is a better future for me and my family". Balika lives in a village not far from Freeset...

I've been thinking about what it must be like for a woman to go home again for that first time. No doubt it's a trip full of emotions that can only be answered once they arrive. Will the family know what I've been doing all...

When Janet Rogers first visited Murshidabad, what she saw altered her life in an unexpected way. 2014 went on to become a remarkable year not only for her, but also for the first 7 women...

Every new year brings hope for new beginnings and opportunities offering a better, prosperous future. With the vision of offering 10,000 women a choice...

It was in 2010 that we heard for the first time, Kerry Hilton speak about the lives of thousands of women trapped in Kolkata’s sex trade and the work of Freeset establishing freedom...