Sewing Centers

SEWING CENTERS…WHY?

The breakup of a marriage has devastating consequences to a family anywhere, but when a husband leaves his wife in a third world nation, it usually means the wife and children are left to fend for themselves. Unlike more developed nations, society doesn’t provide a safety net, so an abandoned woman in this situation is often left to beg with her children or even resort to prostitution to support her family.

Fortunately, we can be a part of the solution! Sewing centers present an opportunity for abandoned women to learn a skill and work at home while tending to their young families. After spending several weeks learning how to sew marketable clothing in the center, the woman returns home with a sewing machine to work from home.

Ambassador Sewing Center, Lahore, Pakistan

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