Business Opportunity and Further Training for SGVTS – “Thank you Fung (1906) Foundation”

We were excited and honored the Fung (1906) Foundation was again willing to match employee 2015 donations in support of the SGVTS program.  Thank you for your continued trust and confidence in our partnership.

New Sewing Machines for Vocational Training Classes

6 new sewing machines were purchased with thanks to the Fung (1906) Foundation. These were added to the new sewing room. The girls are very excited to start their classes again after the long cold winter and to be able to use these wonderful machines. They are learning so many things and are becoming competent seamstresses who are able to sew many different types of clothes and also be able to repair older clothes in order to get maximum life out of each garment.

Caterpillar Fungus Business

fungus 4Caterpillar fungus is one of the most magical Tibetan/Chinese herbs. It is called the ‘Fountain of Youth’ and used in various ways and forms for almost every ailment known to man with claims it can efficiently deal with many sicknesses. It only grows in high altitude on the vast Tibetan Plateau (where the girls home is based). Thanks to Fung (1906) Foundation, the special fungus is being progressively purchased and packaged for sale in the markets. This Caterpillar Fungus Business has the potential to generate good profits and also create jobs for some of the SGVTS girls in the future.  Our thanks again for your support.

 

 

 

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Daughter Works Hard for Sick Mom

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A Restaurant Owner in the Making

Womokyid, 29, lives in the province with her family and aging parents. When she was younger, her father had an accident at work leaving him unable to work. Because of this, Womokyid had to stop school so she can help her mother take care of her father and earn income for their family. Now that she has a family of her own, her desire is to start a small restaurant of her own so can take care of her family while also earning a stable income.




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Small Business for a Loving Grandmother

Fujie, 44, is a single mother. She raised her son alone after her husband has left home many years ago. Her biggest regret was not being able to send her son to school to complete his studies. She hopes to be of help in any way she can.




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Overcoming Challenges through Perseverance

Quijangtso first applied in the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program for Women in 2019 with the recommendation of the project coordinator and teachers. Faced with a lot of challenges, Quijangtso did not back down and continued to persevere.




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Giving Back to the Person who Raised Her

Puyuxia, 19, comes from a rural area. She lives with her grandfather who raised her by himself ever since she was a little girl. Puyuxia's father died in an accident while her mother left them in search of a better life.




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One Year On and Thriving

In July 2019, 120 women joined the My First Job Assistant Chef Program, spread out across four programs held in different regions. Sixty of these women have already concluded their internships. Among them is Sonam, who is now thriving in the restaurant where she works. Here is her story.