Economic Empowerment and Survivor Microenterprises 

Author: Bailea Tayler Economic empowerment is an ongoing barrier for women survivors of sexual exploitation. At NSM, we believe in the creative inspiration of each woman and have developed a microenterprise program to support entrepreneurship in our participants. There are four times more women entrepreneurs today than 40 years ago, and the majority of smallContinue reading “Economic Empowerment and Survivor Microenterprises “

Volunteer Spotlight: Sparrow House Live-in’s 

Author: Bailea Tayler In 2021, our live-in’s completed a combined total of 11,232 hours of volunteer time. This is not only an incredible contribution to the work that NSM is able to do, but also an incredible sacrifice these two women make for the sake of loving survivors of sexual exploitation. Allow us to introduceContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Sparrow House Live-in’s “

Trauma Informed Care and Its Use for Survivors of Sexual Exploitation 

Author: Bailea Tayler For survivors of sexual exploitation, trauma is not a theoretical subject full of possibilities. It is real life, happening in real-time, and is a lifelong journey. Trauma is woven into the very existence of sexual exploitation, for the people who have been exposed to this, it is critical to have public awarenessContinue reading “Trauma Informed Care and Its Use for Survivors of Sexual Exploitation “

Work Experience Training for Women’s Empowerment 

We’re so excited at Next Step Ministries (NSM) to share our latest employment initiative for women survivors of sexual exploitation! 💜  NSM started an 8-week work experience training for the women we serve to learn general business information and then gain hands-on experience in coffee roasting or screen printing. This has come in response toContinue reading “Work Experience Training for Women’s Empowerment “