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Member

Kanij Fatima


Duration

From March 10 to August 18, 2017

Target

Skill Development to underprivileged young girl adolescence


Target population

150


Target avg age

17


People impacted

150


Root cause

• Eating or sleeping too much or too little • Pulling away from people and usual activities • Having low or no energy • Feeling numb or like nothing matters • Having unexplained aches and pains • Feeling helpless or hopeless • Smoking, drinking, or using drugs more than usual • Feeling unusually confused, forgetful, on edge, angry, upset, worried, or scared • Yelling or fighting with family and friends • Experiencing severe mood swings that cause problems in relationships • Having persistent thoughts and memories you can’t get out of your head • Hearing voices or believing things that are not true • Thinking of harming yourself or others • Inability to perform daily tasks like taking care of your kids or getting to work or school


Sustainable Development Goal

Decent Work and Economic Growth


Development stage

Education and Economic Empowerment


Purpose

Empowering Women


Overview

Since the immemorial of Bangladesh the craft of the hardworking passionate artisans has been setting landmarks. Hand stitch products has been the symbol of identity of the artisans, the stitches on the products are not just mere designs, those are the story of the village, the daily life of a common man, the dream of a women and the crafting of the cherished hope that lives within them. The hand stitch products uphold the picture of the rural Bangladesh through craft and art. It is the illustration of the age old tradition that has constituted the very core of this exotic nation.
There are lots of urban underprivileged young adolescence who haven't got schooling and proper training for skill developing. This project has trained 150 underprivileged urban girls on Handstitch , so that they can earn by making products.


Results

Selected women are capable to produce tradition hand stitch products which create opportunity to earn and to be self dependent.


Recommendations

Products made by these women can get access to the JCI international platform. In JCI conferences/ events, there could be a booth where beneficiaries by JCI projects can display their products.

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