hanks to your generous support, the Tailoring School has had a significant impact in the Wellington community. A number of the youths and school dropouts have learned how to sew.  Your support is making this possible.  There are 10 trainees currently. One of the current students is Winifred.

Winifred is married with a child. Her husband Amadu is a bricklayer/construction worker and the main provider of the home. They lived in a single bedroom apartment with electricity but no running water. Winifred decided to learn to tailor so that she will help support her family. She has learned how to sew skirts blouses and other dress designs. Now Winifred is able to sew all the clothes her family needs.  She is hoping that on completion of her training a start-up kit will be given to her. She wants to use the skills she had acquired to open her own tailoring shop.

Going forward, our goal is to provide each of the trainees with a toolkit (sewing machine and some basic equipment/supplies (such as a coal iron, pair of scissors, needles, tape measure, table etc.). The trainees and teachers have expressly communicated that this is an urgent need. This certainly makes sense, as the graduating trainees need equipment assistance to start their own businesses.

Thanks so much for your support. We welcome your continued support to provide toolkits and on-going tailoring classes for the next set of trainees.

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