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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...

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...

A family of traveling artists used art to inspire and transform the broken communities surrounding Freeset. A painted swallow brings an image of hope and protection for the women in Sonagacchi seeking freedom....

It was a festive day. Around 300 people danced together celebrating 15 years of freedom! It was an occasion to remember the lives that have been transformed and the hope that has taken root as a result of this freedom business we call Freeset....

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...