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 few job opportunities. When she joined the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program for Women in July 2020, her life changed.
“By the end of the training, I was able to create quality Tibetan clothes. I won second prize in the finished product assessment. I have mastered my skill in this field. This has given me the confidence that I’ve never had before. I now have the ability to support myself and my daughter with my sewing machine and some fabric. I work from home and take orders for various types of garments. I know I can grow my business if I keep working hard and word travels about my quality clothing.”
Thank you to Husky Energy for fully funding this project.
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75 Graduated from Embroidery Skills Training Class 2022
We are proud to announce that 27 students from the first class, 25 from the second class, and 23 from the third class, graduated from the 2022 Embroidery Training in our My First Job program last month (July).
This training not only opened up a new way for women in these villages to...