Success in 2015 leads to renewed energy for 2016

Our thanks to the 2015 Annual CAPTIVATING SHENZHEN CHARITY AUCTION (Oct 2015) and the Macau Oilmans Golf Tournament committee for supporting the Healthy Village Education project implemented in Nov/Dec 2015. We are thrilled with the result which exceeded our original project objectives in terms of numbers of people reached.

Healthy Village 2015 Sponsor LogosFor us, this program is more than important health training and, for many, giving them their first medical inspection (which identifies so many critical health issues for them to think about). It’s about gaining a high level of trust in close to 100 remote village communities – communities that have many other pressing issues relating to their poverty. Ultimately, Captivating is about helping children who have fallen into problems and desperate circumstances. This program helps us see many opportunities to continue our mission objective of helping children “reach out for a better tomorrow” – whether this be getting children back to school, or helping families improve their incomes so they can solve their own problems. Thank you for your support for our 2015 Healthy Village Education Program. Together, we’ve reached out to over 3,000 parents and their families.

Our plan is to run this program again in 2016 in different villages who haven’t yet been given this valuable and lifesaving information. We need your help. If you would like to partner with us, receive updates and a thank you photo with your name on the banner, please contact andrewc@captivating.org. 

 

CHINA | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN

I am A Woman and I am Capable

My name is Tsedan and I am 29 years old. I missed out on going to school because my parents thought that boys are more important than girls. Now that I have my own family, I want my three children to be able to go to school - an opportunity that I didn’t have.




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.