Our first step towards this is a sewing school.
We employed a qualified sewing teacher, to give dressmaking courses.
It should give skills to the needy to obtain employment in the textile industry and to encourage self-employment and thus to make them independent of charity.
Reports on Blessed Gérard's Community Development Centre in:
This page was last updated on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 12:49:48
The old slogan "give a fish to a poor man, then he has enough for a day - teach him fishing, then he will always have enough" is still true and expresses best what we are trying to achieve in our community development centre.
Starting as inexperienced beginners the participants after a while are able to sew beautiful garments of high quality.
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