Stitching Hope: Husky Energy’s Tailoring Skills Program Kickstarts Positive Change

It’s great to see the positive changes brought about by the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program for Women in the Qinghai Range, especially in the village of Gonghe in China. This village is located in Zerku County–a nomadic area where many women lacked the skills and education needed to make money.

Both men and women in the area face challenges due to a shortage of grassland, making it difficult for them to expand their horizons and explore ways to generate income. This is where the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program for Women comes in.

Chinese Women Gather for OrientationOn January 23rd, 2024, more than sixty women from nearby villages came for interviews. This was a big deal for these communities because it was their first chance to learn new skills. After a brief introduction to the program, the interviews lasted for hours. One community member even asked for another class of 30 women. Many village women are eager to join the program and improve their lives. Bason, our dedicated project manager, made sure the trainees understood the project rules and goals for their success.

We’re happy to share that the interviews went well, and the program will start a week after Captivating finishes auditing. We’re thankful for the chance to help these women and make a positive difference in their lives, and we have the generous team at Husky Energy to thank for making all of this possible.


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We need donors and partners like Husky Energy (now a member of the Cenovus group of companies) to keep our programs running. Click the buttons below to learn more about our programs or send your donations. If you would like to reach us directly, we would love to hear from you at info@captivating.org

   

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