9 March, 2021CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | END POVERTY | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN
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.
21 February, 2021CHILD SPONSORSHIP | CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | VOCATIONAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
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.
12 February, 2021CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | END POVERTY | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM
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.
28 January, 2021CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | END POVERTY | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN
Genjyid's Quality Garments
Genjyid's parents died when she was a little girl and so she missed the opportunity to go to school. She and her sister took care of each other. She now lives with her daughter who has just started kindergarten. She wants to give her a better life than she had but has little job opportunities. When she joined the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program for Women, her life changed.
30 December, 2020CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | END POVERTY | VOCATIONAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
An Orphan's Life is About to Change
In August this year, 95 girls joined Captivating's Vocational School Scholarship program, bringing the total of girls in this 3 year program to 277. All these girls were found by our on-the-ground partner [Shamtse] to be out of school. Getting these girls back into school where they can learn a skill that will provide them with independence and job opportunities is important to us at Captivating. It's girls like Zhang who bring special meaning to this program.