Our vision is a world where every woman and girl can know her full potential.

Nomi Network aims to end human trafficking by creating pathways to safe employment, empowering women and girls to break cycles of exploitation in their families and communities.

Our Impact

Over 20,000
women and girls directly impacted since 2012

In the
Workforce (in 2023)

women in workforce development programs in India & Cambodia
women attained, retained, or improved employment globally
youth exposed to new career pathways in Dallas

Empowerment &
Advocacy (in 2023)

adolescent girls complete empowerment program in India
regions served (3 states in India, 1 region in Cambodia, and 1 state in U.S.)
companies & 170 corporate leaders engaged at our second annual Corporate Summit

By creating economic opportunities for survivors and women and girls most vulnerable to trafficking, we see them break generational cycles of poverty and exploitation.

Teenage Aparna Secures Tech Internship, Earning Over Half of Her Father’s Government Job Income

Aparna, despite being enrolled in high school when she joined our Adolescent Girls Empowerment Program (AGEP), faced an elevated risk of commercial sex exploitation due to her proximity to a prominent red-light district...
Odisha, IndiaRead more

Daevy Receives Her First Promotion, Investing in Business Ventures to Support Her Family

In Cambodia, 55% of teens drop out of school by the age of 17, making them more susceptible to trafficking and exploitation.12 This rang true for Daevy, who was forced to stop her education in twelfth grade due to her family’s poverty level...
Banteay Meanchey, CambodiaRead more

Inaya’s Tailoring Business Earnings Fuel Her Passion for Teaching Economically Vulnerable Children in Her Neighborhood

At the age of 13, Inaya married her 30-year-old husband. Although child brides are not usually allowed to complete their education, Inaya received a secondary education after marriage. Inaya aspired to be a teacher, vowing never to let others face the same challenges that she...
Bihar, IndiaRead more

Dallas Youths Leave Local Hair Salon with Broadened Networks, Fresh Cuts, and Newfound Confidence

In collaboration with Crecer Dallas, a transformative Latina-owned salon, Nomi Network brought eight youths on an inspiring journey, starting with a salon tour and panel talk where hairstylists shared inspiring stories about what led them into the world of hair. The engaged youths actively sought insights into the industry and uncovered the potential barriers they might face...
Texas, USARead more
We work in regions where women and girls confront the highest risks of trafficking and experience the most substantial barriers to employment. Our initiatives are active in:

Income Solutions: Nomi Network's Approach

Fuel confidence & agency

  • Affirmation-centered training to build confidence and leadership skills
  • Education on human trafficking and risks
  • Gender, child, and legal rights training
  • Internet safety training
  • Financial literacy training

Address barriers to work

  • Life skills and technical skills training
  • Job readiness skills (interviewing, resume-building, application process)
  • Career support for clients with criminal backgrounds
  • Resource coordination (bank accounts, IDs, transportation, child-care services)
  • Support with completing secondary education or obtaining higher education

Build a network of safety & support

  • Cohort-based learning to build trust and camaraderie
  • Case management and follow-up from Nomi Network staff to ensure long-term success

Facilitate job placement & retention

  • Mentorship and career planning
  • Partnering with employers to create job opportunities and facilitate job placement
  • Provision of funds and support for small business start-up and expansion
  • Follow-up to support job retention and upward mobility

Long-term outcomes include:

Women achieving economic agency and mobility

Reduction in trafficking vulnerability and broken cycles of poverty and exploitation

Increased gender equity as women and girls become leaders in their families, communities, and workplaces

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There is strength in interdependence and
partnership. Thank you for supporting us in 2023.