Strong Woman for Her Family

Gengsangkyid, 34, lives with her father (88) and son (16). After her divorce, she began raising her child alone. She talks with her former husband occasionally and allows him to visit for the sake of their son, but ultimately, she provides for the family especially for her son who is now in junior high school.

Their main source of income is the harvest from their small piece of farmland. She also receives assistance from the government for temporary jobs. However, she desires to find a more stable and permanent job.

“I’ve never been to school due to our family’s financial condition. Because of this, it’s very difficult for me to find a stable job. My family depends on me that’s why I need to be strong.

I’m very fortunate to be able to join the My First Job Assistant Chef Program. I’ve never been to any cooking class, but I like cooking very much and really want to develop my skills.

During the three months of training, I encountered many difficulties but the teachers’ careful instructions helped me a lot. I mastered most of the 40 dishes in just three months, thank you!

I hope to find a stable job after the training and provide better for my family. Thank you very much for giving me the opportunity to learn. It is through your love and help that I have the chance to realize my dreams.”

 

LET US HELP MORE WOMEN

Over the next few months, our plan is to add 150 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 info@captivating.org

  

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CHINA | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

Making Her Children Proud

After her divorce, Drolgakyid has to raise her three lovely daughters on her own, as well as face the shame and pressure from her family.




CHINA | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

Hope for Her Village

A village director from one of the towns in Western China learned about Captivating and the My First Job Program through one of our program coordinators. She expressed the need for the training to be conducted for the women in her village as people who don't own a land to till are hoping to find another way to support their family.




CHILD SPONSORSHIP | CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS

Living Her Dream

Yangkartso, 17, lives with his brother and mother. Her father died due to an accident at work when she was still a child. Her mother then sought jobs so she could continue supporting them and send them to school. However, when her brother fell ill, their family's financial difficulty increased and she had to drop out of school.




CHINA | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN

26 Women Ready for their Next Chapter

Thirty women aged 19 to 38 years old started in the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program in May, most of them having limited educational background. But all of them share the same goal, that is, to learn a skill to live on, provide for their children's education, and uplift their family's situation.




CHINA | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

New My First Job Program Commenced

On August 3, the third My First Job program this year was launched wherein 30 women were accommodated.




CHINA | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN

Great Progress among Tailoring Skills Trainees

On May 1, 2021, the three-month Cenovus Tailoring Skills Program for Women in two regions officially began. The trainees have been taking their classes seriously and are helping each other a lot. We are proud to share the progress they have made in the past one and a half months.