Having survived a kidnapping, domestic violence and sexual abuse from her now ex-boyfriend who had planned to kill her and her family back in Costa Rica, Giselle came to InStepp looking for healing. In August 2018, 45-year-old Giselle connected with the Nueva Vida (“New Life”) program at InStepp, Inc., soon after she moved from New […]
How InStepp Empowers Women to Succeed
Here are testimonials from some of our clients who made positive changes in their lives after receiving long-term support from one of our programs. The names of the clients have been changed to protect their confidentiality.
Marlini’s Story: “Rebuilding My Life”
When 30 year old Marlini, a married college graduate from Uruguay, first connected with InStepp she was living with an abusive husband and experiencing harassment at her workplace. Read how InStepp helped Marlini to gain control of her life and her future.
Maria’s Story: “Constantly Motivated”
Maria, an undocumented immigrant from Bolivia, was terrified of her abusive husband. She depended on him for everything. The 31 year old single mother of five children felt lost for a long time. Read how Maria found “hope, confidence, knowledge and freedom” after she enrolled into InStepp’s program for Latinx immigrant victims of crimes.