Skilled Hands Organisation CIC

Skilled Hands Organisation CIC

At a glance

Causes

  • Arts
  • Black, asian and minority ethnic groups
  • Education
  • Health and well being / research and care
  • Poverty relief
  • Training / employment support
  • Women

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 
Local

Objectives

Welcome to Skilled Hands Organization CIC, where empowerment takes shape through the artistry of skilled crafts! We're not just a community interest company; we're a transformative force fostering self-reliance and confidence in women. Our vibrant workshops, spanning dressmaking, soap making, bag making, millinery, and jewellery crafting, go beyond mere skills – they're a journey to empowerment.

At Skilled Hands, we believe in the power of artisanal crafts to weave stronger communities. We're not just teaching crafts; we're crafting futures. Our mission is to break barriers for women facing unemployment, caring responsibilities, or financial challenges. Through these engaging workshops, we're not just reducing loneliness and mental health issues; we're stitching a supportive community fabric.

Picture this: women, once facing hurdles, now turning threads into dreams. Our workshops aren't just about creating beautiful items; they're about crafting futures. We're not just handing out skills; we're handing out independence. By nurturing these talents, we're sowing the seeds for small businesses to blossom, creating a ripple effect of economic empowerment.

Skilled Hands isn't just an organization; it's a catalyst for change. We're here to amplify voices, bolster confidence, and turn aspirations into reality. Join us in this creative journey – where hands are skilled, hearts are inspired, and futures are transformed. Together, let's shape a world where every woman's potential is realized, one craft at a time.

Activities

Skilled Hands Organization CIC achieves its objectives through a multifaceted approach that goes beyond conventional empowerment initiatives. Through meticulously designed artisan crafts workshops in dressmaking, soap making, bag making, millinery, and jewelry making, we equip women with tangible skills, fostering not just creativity but also self-sufficiency.

Our workshops serve as more than just skill-building sessions; they are platforms for building confidence and community cohesion. By targeting women who are unemployed, have caring responsibilities, or face financial constraints, we address specific challenges hindering their personal and professional growth.

The organization doesn't stop at teaching crafts; it provides a holistic support system. Workshops are strategically crafted to reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation, tackling mental health issues head-on. We recognize that true empowerment extends beyond acquiring skills – it involves building a resilient and supportive network.

Moreover, Skilled Hands actively encourages participants to turn their newfound skills into entrepreneurial opportunities. By instilling the entrepreneurial spirit, we aim to empower women to start their own small businesses, thereby creating avenues for passive income. This not only uplifts individuals but also contributes to the economic well-being of their families and communities.

In essence, Skilled Hands Organization CIC is a dynamic force, intertwining creativity, community, and economic empowerment. Through hands-on workshops, targeted support, and a vision for sustainable change, we're weaving a tapestry of transformation for women, one skill at a time.

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