GREAT NEWS: Our Fifth Annual Husky Energy Skills Training Program for Women is about to Start

We’re excited to announce that interviews will soon commence to select the next 30 lucky women who will be part of our fifth annual Husky Tailoring Program.

Every year, Husky Energy (now a part of the Cenovus group of companies) makes it possible for women from remote locations in Qinghai Province to complete three months of intensive training as professional tailors. These women, many of whom have missed most of their schooling, have few opportunities outside of their farm duties and are assessed as being furthest from employment in their areas. Many are unable to leave their homes to find work due to family commitments.

This program gives them the skills they need to earn additional income – either working to support local tailoring shops, working part-time from their own home, or even starting their own local tailoring businesses. In addition, they are taught important life skills and how to value and look after themselves as rural women.

Our huge thanks to the team at Husky Energy for getting behind this program for another year, and we look forward to updating you on progress over the coming months.

Our Program Manager, Carrie, interviewing candidates from last year’s program


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We are in need of donors and partners like Husky Energy to keep our programs running. Visit our website to know more about our programs, or to send through your donations. Or, we would love to hear from you directly at info@captivating.org

   

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