Course on ceramic flowers [Archives:2005/818/Local News]

February 21 2005

Taiz Bureau
A training course on making flowers from ceramic was concluded in the hall of Taiz Cultural Center on Feb. 16. The course was organized by Al-Ishraq Society for Women Development jointly with the German organization (Employment Private Sector Development Program).

Speeches were delivered by Mrs. Safiah al-Junaid, chairwoman of al-Ishraq Society, Faisal al-Nadhif from EPSP, Mrs. Su'ad Ibrahim on behalf of the female trainees, and Eng. Andul-Qadir Hatem, Deputy Taiz Governor for Technical and Environmental Affairs.

They noted the importance of such courses in training and enabling girls and women from poor classes to get employment, especially those who have not completed their education. Such courses will enable them to start their own enterprises and improve their lives, and build women's capacities to help cut poverty and fight unemployment.

The festival included sections on fashion shows accompanied by popular dances and shows of ceramic works.

Recognition certificates were given by participants by Deputy Governor.