Tuesday, 3 November 2015

VLISCO EMPOWERS TALENTED FEMALE GHANAIAN TAILORS


On 30th October, 2015, 13 Master candidates graduated from the Vlisco Group Tailor Academy Ghana. The graduates started their training in August 2014 and were awarded certificates in Fashion Design.
Vlisco will be seeking employment for 7 graduates within their tailoring workshop in Tema and POI partners.
Vlisco Group facilitates and empowers women through the ‘3 L’s’: learning, labor and leadership.
The vision of Vlisco Tailor Academy Ghana is to support talented Ghanaian tailors, dressmakers and fashion designers to creating a platform that connects African fashion talent and creativity with the knowledge of Vlisco Group in the African and global fashion world.
This will be achieved through integrating education, funding, coaching and employment into a fashion facilitation ecosystem.
For Vlisco Group, catalyzing the African fashion world and the empowerment of women, are the drivers for the Vlisco Group Tailor Academies.
Kofi Boateng, Managing Director Vlisco Ghana: “At Vlisco, we have made it part of our company’s purpose to facilitating women empowerment through training programs, promoting women entrepreneurship via the Vlisco Tailor Academy and Dream Fund across Africa.”


Source: Peacefmonline.com

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