6 girls were in the tailoring class this past year at Seng Girls Vocational Training School. Throughout the year, the girls learned how to make small Tibetan jackets and Dragon King’s treasure bags. Using the sewing machines and learning how to sew clothes is one of these girl’s favorite things to do.
Thank you to Li & Fung Foundation for providing the funding to set up this program 3 years ago. It is still going strong and the girls are still using the wonderful sewing machines you provided.
The girls showing off their handy-work with the tailoring teacher (middle back) proud of their hard work.
Qujiangtso has never been to school but understands the value of education. She wants to give her children good education but because of her lack of education and skills, is unable to find a stable job.
"Tonight is meat buns night." The students and teachers at Seng Girls Vocational Training School haven't had steamed meat buns for a long time and everyone is just thrilled. The girls share their joyful experience from that evening meal.
Successful Job Outcomes for the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills Program
Thirty women have just graduated from the Husky Energy Tailoring Skills for Women Program and another 30 are getting ready to start later this month. Two women share short accounts of their experience and where they are now because of the program.
"When I heard that someone could help me to go back to school, I couldn't believe it at first. How could there be such a good thing in the world?" Zongkyid shares, with her eyes full of courage and vision for a better future.