50,000 women to take sewing courses [Archives:2005/820/Business & Economy]

February 28 2005

The National Program for Improving Productive Families is planning to train some 50,000 women from different areas of the country in sewing and embroidery as well as household affairs.

Mohammed Saleh al-Namir, General Manager of the Program said the 2005 training plan will commence as soon as the provision of training equipment is completed in all the 62 centers under the program.

He added that the program will open during the current year some six new centers at the cost of YR50 million in the provinces of Raimah, Baydha, and Sa'adah as well as the Capital Secretariat in order to ensure space for more women who are in need for training in order to improve the living conditions of their families.