Impact Stories

"I had been stalking Freeset online for years; frequently checking the volunteer page to see what they were looking for, regularly regretting the fact that I wasn’t a plumber or an electrician. My eyes lit up when I saw that the need for ‘Lean Production’...

The girl watched as her older sister left the village, headed for the city. She was not quite a teen, the youngest of three girls. Before long, the man who took her sister returned. She too could work in Kolkata - wouldn’t she go with him? ...

Kundola’s story begins in Murshidabad, a district of West Bengal, and a high-risk area for human trafficking. She followed a sadly well-worn path that led to a brothel in Kolkata, but by a series of twists has now returned home to help other women like...

Jas recently spent three months volunteering with Freeset, starting with the Freedom Encounter and staying on to work with our production and education teams. She shares here about the profound effect the trip had on her....

From his corner desk in the narrow, shared office, Avishek Majumdar struggles for a moment to take his eyes off the computer screen. “Actually, we’re really busy right now. So many orders, but I’m happy, it’s really good for Freeset.”...

Mina is the boss. It’s a joke that flies around the Freeset workplace, and like many jokes, holds a grain of truth. Mina has been here since the beginning, a powerful and vital voice and a true champion for the women she loves and understands....

“I want to go home,” committed the first Nepali woman after four years of visiting Tamar’s community center. The Tamar team saw her determination and became dedicated to make it happen....

Freeset Fabrics is celebrating training and new trainees this week. While acknowledging that employment is not the only answer to troubles that women in India face – it can play a significant role in effecting positive change...

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