Girls in vocational training at Children's Voice
- Progress of our project:
To make sure the best possible chance for success, Children’s Voice continues to supervise and support quick school program and vocational training to children affected by war in eastern of Democratic Republic of Congo. Workshop of hair styling and making clothes are the two programs in which most of girls are interested especially girls-mothers. They are prepared to start own small business of salon and tailor workshop. They are trained in saving money by joining village saving association.
- Story of beneficiaries:
Salama, 17 years old is one of several girls affected and growing up in war torn villages in eastern Congo. She was pregnant when she arrived at Children’s Voice center. “After training in making clothes. I am now happy to start my own tailor workshop. I have skills enough to struggle and to get a better life for my child and me. I thank all the persons who contribute to make change in my life”.
A new training program will start in November with 25 other girls sewing and fixing hair. They will get
Every year, this project improves community resilience, wellbeing and dignity of vulnerable war orphaned and former child soldiers.
- Upcoming or past events
To date, the project is 25% of the way to reaching the funding goal of $16,033, and we are so grateful for the generous contributions that have been made so far. Before we are able to fully implement this program, however, we still have more fundraising to complete! The sooner we raise the total amount, the sooner we can begin helping more youth war affected and to help them to create opportunity, self-sufficiency and freedom for a best future.
On behalf of Salama and her collegues, thank you so much for you generosity. Your donations make it possible for her and a number of children trough Children’s Voice centers.
I know you have many ideas and suggestions how to do much better to help these children. Do not hesitate to give us you proposal. We are running this project together.