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Lactating mothers gather at ENA’s Lyn Maternity Clinic in Bo, Sierra Leone to listen to a health talk by the clinic’s charge nurse. During this particular talk they are learning about the health benefits and importance of exclusively breast feeding their babies for the first six months of life. We have loved caring for these women and their babies through pregnancy, prenatal education, birth...
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02/21/2017 at 15:02. Facebook
Lydia, a 32 year old ENA Adult Literacy student, demonstrates her new reading skills! Lydia is one of the top students in our class in Kumasi, Ghana and we are so proud of the progress she is making! #dedication #inspiration #adultliteracy #NeverTooLate
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02/20/2017 at 19:25. Facebook
Richard, ENA’s Director of Africa Operations, stands with the governor of the Kavango East Region of Namibia. ENA met with the governor, his 6 counselors and constituencies to establish a partnership. The government has agreed to work with ENA to support 60 orphans and vulnerable children in their respective regions. This is the first time we have been able to partner with the government in...
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02/17/2017 at 14:52. Facebook
Samuel is a proud store owner who overcame considerable challenges to achieve his dreams. Samuel is partially disabled and an orphan who did not have a place of his own to call home. After attending ENA’s business training program for 6 months, he qualified to receive a microcredit loan from ENA to start his own shop. Today, Samuel runs a successful business that has allowed him to rent a...
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02/16/2017 at 21:37. Facebook
We had the privilege of distributing 200 of our new ENA Adult Literacy Manuals to 20 of our facilitators from the Eastern region of Ghana today. These facilitators will now each teach the program to 10 new students. We are so excited to see the lives of 200 adults living in Abomosu, Kade ,Akim Oda, Asunafo, Kwabeng and Adeiso, Ghana change forever! Education and literacy will be the first step...
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Education is the key and hope to unlocking our potential. Joana (pictured on the far left with fellow University graduates) never thought she would be a college graduate. She was highly frustrated in life and didn't know what to do or who to turn to for help. She was referred to ENA and her life changed forever! She obtained an education loan from ENA and just graduated from the University of...
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Happy Valentine's Day from everyone here at Engage Now Africa!
Boge is a 45 year old widow and ENA Income Generating Activity (IGA) beneficiary who is living with HIV/AIDS. Boge said, “I used to think how to start my own business and generate income to support myself…Now thanks to ENA I was able to start my own business...The training helped me develop skills on understanding the business environment, customer care, and having a business mind.” Boge’s...
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In 2016 we had 5,246 students in 163 communities enrolled in our Adult Literacy Program in Ghana. More than half of our students are women and mothers who are now able to read to their children for the first time. When you educate a mother, you educate generations. #EndPoverty #Literacy #Ghana
Hats off to this quick thinking flight attendant who rescued a young girl from #humantrafficking. She had taken the time to learn the signs of modern slavery, got engaged and contacted the proper authorities when she suspected something was wrong. Find out how she did it below! #GetEngagedNow #EndModernSlavery [ Myfox8.com Link ]

Flight attendant saves teen from human trafficking

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ENA strives to give students access to quality education that will help them obtain gainful employment and lift their families out of poverty. ENA has begun to collaborate with trainers from Thinking Schools Ethiopia (TSE). We are transforming schools by improving the teaching and learning process the teachers use. So far 167 teachers have been trained on utilizing visual tools, using...
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This Sunday is a big day in the U.S. for football lovers and, unfortunately, human traffickers. Texas Governor Greg Abbott declared the Super Bowl "the single largest human trafficking incident in the U.S.". Every year, thousands of trafficking victims are transported to the city hosting the event. One trafficking victim has just been rescued from Houston and she shared her heartbreaking story...
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Sex trafficking victim says she was in Houston for Super Bowl

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We are currently sponsoring 47 students to attend a vocational education program. These students all come from extremely poor families in rural Ethiopia and have just begun taking their trade school courses at a local college to end the cycle of poverty in their families. Their fields of study include general metal work, garment seamstress, plumbing (sanitary installation) and beauty (hair...
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Polaris released their 2016 statistics report from the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline, Polaris's BeFree Textline, and communications referencing overseas cases. Think modern slavery isn't in your backyard? Think again. You will be shocked to see where these cases are being reported!

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ENA staff member, Antenah, stands next to a hand painted sign in front of our ENA school in Yerer, Ethiopia. This sign serves as the prototype for future signs that will be posted in front of our schools throughout Ethiopia. It explains to the students the dangers and warning signs of human trafficking. Children in these poverty stricken villages are exceptionally vulnerable to trafficking, so...
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Thank you to everyone who attended Dr. Kevin Bales’ lecture earlier this month! We were honored to have him join ENA and our partners to share ways we can all fight human trafficking or modern slavery. If you were unable to attend, here is a link to Dr. Bales' lecture courtesy of Navanas. To learn even more about human trafficking, we highly recommend visiting our website or reading Dr....
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Engage Now Africa : Kevin Bales Keynote

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Know the facts about Human Trafficking so you can take a stand and make a difference! Knowing what it is, what to look for and what to do if you see it in your community will help save lives! Together, we can stop this! #HumanTraffickingAwarenessMonth #EndModernSlavery
An estimated 26% of modern slaves today are children. Many were tricked into leaving their homes to work in another country with hopes of sending money home to their poverty stricken families. Many are far from home in a foreign land with no money, no identification, no knowledge of the local language, no family and nowhere to turn. Let's work together and get these children home to their...
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Did you know that POVERTY is a root cause of modern slavery? We believe that they work hand in hand so we are working to end both! Other factors include vulnerability, violence, corruption, and dramatic economic and social changes. Slavery is illegal everywhere, but victims still exist globally in every corner of society. We partner with survivors, local community leaders, non-governmental...
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Want to protect your children from human trafficking but don't know how? We love this article from TRUST! It is a wonderful resource that teaches you how to talk to your children about human trafficking, warning signs to look for and ways to protect your children! If we can get families, schools and communities talking about it....we can stop it! We believe that education is the key to...
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