19 May, 2021CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | VOCATIONAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
Strong Will to Study
Despite her good grades, it was still unlikely for Lhamo to proceed to college. Her mother had difficulty sending her to school so she decided to stay at home and help out with the household chores.
15 May, 2021CHINA | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM
Memorable Encounter between Trainees and Program Partner
My First Job Assistant Chef Program for 30 women officially starts today. These women, along with the program coordinator and Captivating staff, were also very happy to meet the six representatives from our program partner, Zuru.
13 May, 2021CHINA | END POVERTY | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM
Getting ready to learn an employable skill
30 underprivileged women in rural Western China are getting excited about their opportunity to attend the next My First Job Assistant Chef Training Program. This successful program will see them move from being "furthest from employment" to earning stable incomes - many for the first time in their lives.
13 May, 2021CHINA | END POVERTY | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN
Preparations for the 2021 Tailoring Program
Right now preparations are well underway for the 4th Husky (now part of the Cenovus group of companies) Tailoring Program for Women, Qinghai Province, China. Chosen from among many applicants, 30 women from underprivileged backgrounds will eventually be selected as the next group to commence their training.
20 April, 2021CHINA | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN
Easing the Family's Burden
Drolmatso, 27, lives with her family of seven members in a remote area. She mostly stays home to take care of the household, look after their children and send them to school, and assist her elderly in-laws. They solely depend on her husband and the income he earns from his part-time jobs. Because of this, Drolmatso wishes to learn a new skill which she can use to earn a living and help lessen her husband's burden of supporting the whole family.