Sewing Skills Training to Help Women Earn Sustainable Income
Support Women Empowerment in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND IMPACT
We aim to train women from low-income backgrounds to sew hand-made gifts and fashion accessories made from a traditional Malaysian fabric called batik. While we take enormous pride in the high-quality hand-made fashion, gifts and home goods that their artisans create, people matter most. We believe women deserve a fair and sustainable income, and the ability to provide for themselves and their families. Today we employ more than 50 artisans, giving them skills training and sustainable, accessible income opportunities and helping meet other community needs.
We are seeking someone to help our seamstresses grow in skills at our sewing training center by training simple, intermediate and advanced sewing techniques.
Dates are flexible.
This project will be deemed successful if the women are able to progress from one level of competency to the next, or the learn new products/ new techniques.
- Design (Product or Industrial)
- Product Design
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We Provide These Local Benefits
We will provide lodging close to the work location.
We will provide 3 meals a day.
- Experience in the daily operations of a growing social enterprise
- Participate in having a practical impact on a community through running a business
- Continue to develop skills in your field and any others you are interested in
- Gain real-world, cross-cultural business and life experiences that will last a lifetime
- We will provide transportation to and from the airport.
- We will provide daily transportation to/from the work location.
- We can help connect you opportunities to meet people and make friends.
Questions & Answers About this Opportunity
Hello, I am interested in this oppertunity and would like to know if there are specific dates you have in mind? Thank you
Hi Jennifer, thanks for reaching out to us. Applications are open all year round and we're flexible on the dates. Please let us know what's your availability and we'll take it from there. Regards
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Industry: Design, Fashion, Textiles
Mission: Women Empowerment
Size: Medium sized organization: 25 - 100 persons
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