A Thank You Letter from 3 Seng Girls

Below is a letter written by 3 girls from SGVTS,.  These three girls were to chosen to start an internship at the LOVEQTRA office at Xining (the capital of Qinghai Province). LOVEQTRA is the registered NPO that started the SGVTS project back in 2005.  The aim is for these three girls to work permanently in the LOVEQTRA office to support the ongoing work and development of the project.  This is a wonderful development for them and the project as a whole.  Kalsang Methok, pictured left, recently completed an internship in Captivating Shenzhen and is now taking her skills to the next level.

To the kind people at Captivating,

Hello!

We are three students from the Seng Girls Vocational Training School and Home, and are currently receiving financial help from you.  Through the school’s arrangement, the three of us came to the LOVEQTRA office in Xining for training.  While we’ve been here in Xining we’ve had the chance to learn many useful things under the careful tutelage of our trainers.  Besides gaining a lot of knowledge and skills, we’ve also been learning about good values for the work place.  With the Chinese language though, we’ve found our foundations very weak.  But with the help of good-hearted people, we’ve improved a lot already!  What is more we’ve understood more about life in general.  We’ve learned how to be more independent and self reliant and how to help and love each other.  All of this has changed our life for the better.

From now on we will be even more hard-working and try to complement each other’s strengths and weaknesses.

Thank you for your self-less love that has always warmed our hearts.  We will definitely not let you down.

Sincerely,

Kalsang Methok,  Rigdzin Drolma, Serr Tso
September 19, 2012

CHINA | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

Refining their Tailoring Skills Through Mid-Term Assessment

After several weeks of trainings, more than half of the first tailoring courses that we launched in China for this year has been completed. 30 women are part of this My First Job Tailoring Program. Most students are active and eager to learn but due to personal capability and other factors, the learning progress of...




CHINA | SUPPORT A REMOTE VOLUNTEER TEACHER

Visiting the Students

Our volunteer teachers do not only spend time with the children in school. They also make time to get to know more about the students and understand their living conditions. Our team recently had the privilege of visiting some of the schools and seeing where some of the students live.




CAPTIVATING’S ONE MORE YEAR SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM | CHINA

Tianqin: Opening Doors and Pursuing Dreams

Tianqin is one of the many students who are able to continue their studies through the One More Year Scholarship Program. This is her story.




CHINA | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

Embroidery Skills Training for Women

After more than a month of thorough investigation and market demand research, the My First Job Embroidery Skills Training for women will commence this April. A total of 90 women - interviewed and selected among hundreds of families across six villages - will participate in the training in three different classes.




CHINA | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

Young Empowered Woman

My name is Suonan and I turned 20 this year. I never knew my father and so my mother raised me and my two siblings alone. I have a 5-year-old daughter too that my mother helps to care for while I am away trying to find work.




CHINA | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN

My Own Clothing Store

My name is Yeshi and I am 31 years old. I never had the opportunity to go to school. Together with my husband, we try our best to give our children a good future. Sometimes I can find temporary jobs and earn a little bit of money. With no education, it is not possible to secure a stable job where I can earn a decent income.