A golden opportunity for Mikias Ejeta’s fatherHe is one of the men who took the sewing training at AHISDO through the support gained from Kinderhaus ADDIS.
Life was very difficult for him to fulfill the basic needs of his family as he does not have any regular and sufficient income. He is not educated and was not able to join regular sector. He has various socio-economic as well as psychological problems related to the status he has and the economic problem his family faced. He strives in many directions without others support by his side. Once he applied to work as a guard but his employer refuses him and he was so sad with their unrealistic reason they put.
Though, he is interested to take any short term trainings, he was not able to get one as there is a payment. He always wants to support himself and struggle the difficult life situation. At this critical time, he got a golden opportunity to get training in sewing through the facilitation of AHISDO. He trained by a very talented professional person. The training was practical that enables him to grasp the work easily.
At the completion of his training, he is provided with sewing machine. He is able to work by himself. He is now working around him living area. He sews old clothes and work embroidery. He makes different covers and decors using different colors and size such as bed, coach, cushiness, buffet and tape covers. Though, his income is not very regular and sufficient enough, he is now in a better condition. He is thankful for the support of Kinderhaus ADDIS. He is planning to struggle all his best and fulfill his and his family’s basic needs.
Own income for Habib Shikur’s fatherLike most of urban dwellers, life was very difficult and challenging for the family as they were not able to fulfill their basic needs. Being in low socio-economic status affects the entire family. Sending children to school with the fulfillment of their needs like school materials, school uniforms and school fee is very challenging for Habib’s family. His father was not economically active. As there is a competition in the city and continuous rising of living cost, he cannot engage himself in works that generate him an income.
As a father of one of Kinderhaus ADDIS’s sponsored child, he got an opportunity to take cloth cutting and embroidery training. He attended the training for months and now he is able to work by himself. After the completion of the training, the trainers were provided by sewing machine that is helping them to work by themselves and generate their own income. It is helping him to be independent. He is now working at the gate of his house. He maintains old clothes and other minor embroidery works. He is thankful for Kinderhaus ADDIS’s support.
Rahel Getachew`s mother is more than happyRahel`s mother was lucky to take Sewing Training at AHISDO through the support gained from Kinderhaus ADDIS. Her mother used to struggle to fulfill the basic needs of the family. She had no permanent und enough income. Raising children is a difficult task for mothers in slum areas. Though it is a difficult task, it always falls in the hands of mothers as bearing children is taken as a reproductive role and mothers have the high share on this tiresome activity. Thouh it is very difficult she never gave up. She strived a lot and tried all her best.
Life in the city is getting difficult. There are a lot of expenses that Rahel`s mother has to spend. Sending children to school with their school materials, clothes and other expenses is not easy. Besides rising children there are other expenses that she has to spend to fulfill the basic needs of the family. She is not educated. She does not have formal training because it requires money as well as academic point. It is difficult to get a Job if one does not have academic status or skill training.
At this difficult time, through the support of Kinderhaus ADDIS e.V. , she was identified as needy and got the chance in sewing. She was more than happy to take the training. It was a very good opportunity for her. She took the training properly through out the entire training time. The training was provided by an experienced person that helped her to have the skill. The training was practical that helped her to grasp the training easily.
At the completion of the training, she was provided with the sewing machine. She was able to work by herself. She is now working independently. She is making covers and decors using different colors and size such as bed, coach, cushiness, buffet and tape covers. Though, her income is not regular and sufficient enough, she is now in a better condition.
She is very thankful for all the support and training Kinderhaus ADDIS has provided her. She is now self-employed. She is able to fulfill her family`s basis needs.