Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women

by Afghan Institute of Learning
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women
Tailoring: A Small Business Skill for Afghan Women

Project Report | Nov 20, 2023
Sewing skills training

By Elizabeth A Appleyard | Program Administrator

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Sewing is a life changing skill for women in Afghanistan. A woman who has a tailoring qualification can make clothes for her family and friends and set up a home business sewing for others. The length of sewing course varies from 3 to 9 months depending on what level of tailoring is needed.

Women gain more than a practical skill they gain self-confidence and a belief in their own capacity to learn.  They also gain the respect of the family for their skill and their capacity to earn money.  Women often go on to take other classes at centers such as literacy.   AIL also offers carpet weaving, embroidery and nut weaving all of which are traditional Afghan crafts.

In September, there were 533 sewing students at AIL Learning Centers across  Afghanistan.

Thank you for supporting Afghan women.

 

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Afghan Institute of Learning

Location: Dearborn, Michigan - USA
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Sakena Yacoobi
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Dearborn , Michigan United States
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