To help young women affected by Commercial Sex Exploitation and Trafficking (CSET) to heal, transform and be empowered,
through a comprehensive and holistic approach.
We believe all humans have the right to self-worth, dignity and a sense of agency.
To provide services throughout Uganda, and beyond, so that humans surviving CSET can be healed, transformed and empowered.
1. To support survivors of human trafficking in ways that foster their dignity and self-worth through opportunities to become self-sustaining.
2. To raise awareness about the global epidemic of human trafficking, and to educate those at risk for exploitation.
Our funding primarily supports the 10,000 Lights Womens Centre (10KLWC) in Kampala, Uganda. The Centre's Empowerment Program is funded and managed by Amilia’s Light, Inc., a United States (501(c)3 non-profit organization. It is licensed by the Uganda NGO Bureau, under Daughers of Freedom-Uganda, an NGO that rescues young women affected or at risk from commercial sex exploitation and human trafficking.
Over 100 young women, have benefited from the program, since the program began as a small business with on-the -job training opportunities for survivors of CSE. The program evolved, into what is now a comprehensive healing and learning center that is doing inspiring work to help survivors heal their trauma, transform their lives and become empowered survivors.
Survivor Stories.. Free and Dreaming Big
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10K LWC is a facility that houses the 10 KLWC Empowerment Program. The center is licensed under Daughers of Freedom-Uganda, an NGO that rescues young women affected or at risk from commercial sex exploitation and human trafficking. The Empowerment Program is funded and managed by Amilia’s Light, Inc. a US NGO, whose mission is to empower young women who have been affected by the commercial sex trade, to heal, grow, and become self-sustaining in a comprehensive and holistic manner.
10,000 Lights Women's Center Staff
Michelle Mannarino Luhrmann, President, Amilia's Light and Acting Director, 10KLWC
Esther Achola, Psychotherapist and Training officer
Benah Nalugaya, Administrative & Accounting Officer
Doreen Natocho, Community Engagement Officer
Chrisitne Atim, Field Coordinator