This project intends to give skills training in tailoring and apparel design for 50 marginalized women, with this training will uplift their status and be able to stand on their feet and be an earning member of the family.During this training, beneficiaries will learn and develop skills in tailoring and apparel design, they will earn $3-$6 per day by stitching clothes, marginalized women will be connected with self help group for micro credit support to start their tailoring business.
Majority of the women at Kwimba District are illiterate and suffer from being both economically and socially invisible. Economic invisibility stems from the perception that do not have even primary level education and therefore their job opportunity are extremely limited.These women engaged in a variety of occupations small farm agriculture livestock vending. Still there is continued vulnerability and inequality in all sectors economic, social, political, education and health care, nutrition.
Tailoring and apparel design project through "skill training activities & income generation" intends to create self reliance to marginalized women and it would give them more avenues to earn their living, improving Women's control over material resources and strengthening Women's economic security. The program will also help them to raise their voice against the ill treatment accorded to them within the family or outside.
This project will have direct benefit to 50 marginalized women by training them on tailoring and apparel design and how to promote and market their product, then linked to micro credit organizations to start self sustaining tailoring business and use the opportunity to earn income and rise out of poverty. self help groups of trained marginalized women, will continue to offer training to other marginalized women as "Pay it Forward" hence increase multiplier effect,