Community Improvement, Capacity Building

EMANCIPATION NETWORK

  • Saint Augustine, FL
  • www.madebysurvivors.com

Mission Statement

Made By
Survivors, a program of T.E.N. Charities, creates empowering opportunities for women
worldwide to build an independent, safe
and rewarding future. Made By Survivors educates and trains
survivors of poverty, abuse, human trafficking, and slavery in jewelry making,
business and leadership skills.  Upon graduating from Made By
Survivors' training programs, artisans earn a good income in a previously
exclusive industry, enabling them to permanently escape poverty and
exploitation.  All profits from product sales fund programs for survivors
and their children, including: rescue, aftercare, healing arts and school sponsorship.

Main Programs

  1. Made By Survivors Jewelry Centers
  2. Education Fund

service areas

International

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ruling year

2005

chief executive

Sarah Symons

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co-chief executive

John Berger

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Keywords

slavery, human trafficking, social entrepreneurship, Southeast Asia, sex trafficking, women, self-sufficiency, economic empowerment, women's empowerment

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EIN

37-1497985

Also Known As

T.E.N. Charities, Made By Survivors

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Economic Development (S30)

International Human Rights (Q70)

Women's Rights (R24)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Impact statement

T.E.N. Charities has been impacting the lives of survivors of human trafficking since 2005.  Through direct programs and support to partners T.E.N. Charities has
Built or improved shelters for 500 survivors
Provided employment for 350 survivors
Sponsored 250 children to attend school
Trained 70 survivors as artisan jewelers in silversmithing, a male dominated career in SE Asia
Opened 3 jewelry centers to train and employ women in India.

Programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Program 1

Made By Survivors Jewelry Centers

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Category

Employment

Budget

Population Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Program 2

Education Fund

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Category

Education

Budget

Population Served

Poor/Economically Disadvantaged, Indigent, General

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

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  1. What is the organization aiming to accomplish?
    Create solutions to keep women and children from slavery and exploitation by improving their level of income and education so they are not vulnerable to trafficking and human rights abuses.
  2. What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?
    Not available.
  3. What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?
    Not available.
  4. How will they know if they are making progress?
    Not available.
  5. What have and haven't they accomplished so far?
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service areas

International

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Social Media

@bysurvivors

@madebysurvivors

@MadeBySurvivors

@madebysurvivors

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Financials

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T.E.N. Charities
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31

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Operations

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EMANCIPATION NETWORK

Leadership

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CHIEF EXECUTIVE FOR FISCAL YEAR

Sarah Symons

co-chief executive

John Berger

BIO

Sarah has worked both in the nonprofit and business worlds. From 1990‐1994 Sarah served as Program Director, Counselor, and Artist in Residence for Creative Arts Workshops, a program serving homeless kids in New York City. In this capacity, Sarah provided direct services to youth, managed volunteers, planned and implemented large‐scale art projects, and launched a teen program. From 1994-2004, Sarah worked as a composer of TV music, running her own source music company, Endurance Music, which successfully created and marketed songs for national television. Sarah also performed internationally as a pianist and singer, recording five CDs. Sarah graduated in 1990 from the University of Pennsylvania, with a magna cum laude degree in Communications.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Elizabeth Goldberg

Babson Collge

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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