“My name is Jorbakyid. I only went to school for three years as a little girl. My parents couldn’t afford to send me anymore. I now raise my son on my own. It is my duty to provide for him but it is not easy when I have no education or skills.”
“When I joined the My First Job program I was worried that I wouldn’t be able to understand so much of what the teacher was trying to teach me. But he was very patient and explained things well. The regular quizzes helped me learn and remember important things. My new-found skills have given me confidence that I’ve never had before.”
“I loved every moment of my internship. I feel like I am contributing to society. I am proud of what I have accomplished. Thank you for giving me this opportunity.”
LET US HELP MORE WOMEN
Over the next few months, our plan is to add 120 more women to train under this program. USD 480 (3,200 RMB) is all it takes to literally transform a woman’s life. Click on the links below to know more about the program and how you can help, or contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
My world is not limited to a small mountain village. I want to reach a distance I have never reached. I want to go to the top of the mountain to overlook the world and blow the night wind on the top of the mountain.
The Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program for Women started in August this year, with 51 students attending. This program is running in Western China and we have seen great potential in the students in improving their way of life.
One of our projects for the My First Job program in China is the Embroidery Skills Training. Behind the faces of each of the students is an encouraging story of hope and perseverance. One of them is Daretao and this is her story: