Developing Vocational Opportunities

When:

18/11/21

Contractors for:

Location:

Hamilton

Type:

Education & Development

Short Description

To up-skill and assist migrant women in the design, creation, production, marketing and distribution of a product which has unique cultural value to their own culture and is made to a high industry standard in order to be marketed and distributed by themselves.

Introduction

This project aims to give migrants the opportunity to celebrate their own cultural background, life journeys and memories through any particular textile craft inherent to their own culture. With the intention of salvaging and revaluing culture through cloth, the Travelling Sewing Box Project has the objective to appreciate and celebrate the cultural value that migrants bring to New Zealand.

Objectives

Developing Vocational Opportunities Programme has been put together by The Traveling Sewing Box Project© and Abroad Global Charitable Trust in order to empower and up-skill migrant women with the intention to create vocational opportunities and financial independence. The programme includes 3 different stages.


Stage 1

Delivered through “The Story of Me ” The Traveling Sewing Box Project © in 3 sessions.

Empowerment, creative strategies and self- expression through the exploration of fabric crafts.


Stage 2

Delivered through “Sewing Unique Value” The Traveling Sewing Box Project in 4 sessions.

Learning and developing sewing and pattern making skills in order to achieve industry standard methodology knowledge within New Zealand local fashion and textile craft industry environment.


Stage 3

Delivered throughout the 8 weeks by Synergy Advisory. Branding image and communication, marketing strategy, market segmentation and point of difference, distribution channel opportunities, costing sheets and accounts.

Outcomes

To up-skill and assist migrant women in the design, creation, production, marketing and distribution of a product which has unique cultural value to their own culture and is made to a high industry standard in order to be marketed and distributed by themselves.

Media

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