SED Project: HFFG/UNAIDS Deliver Sewing Machines to Beneficiaries

In January 2022, HFFG presented sets of Sewing machines, Knitting and Embroidery machines and accessories to the No Weapon Fashion Design; a social enterprise established under the UNAIDS Solidarity Fund, Social Enterprise Development (SED) project being implemented by HFFG.

The Social Enterprise Development (SED) is funded by the UNAIDS Solidarity Fund, which aims to improve the socio-economic status of young people and young women adversely and disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

No Weapon Fashion Design is located in the Kpone-Katamanso area and it will serve the Ashaiman, Bethlehem, Afariwa, community 22, Michel Camp and its neighbouring communities. The services provided include sewing apparel for different occasions, mainly for women and children and providing mentorships to apprentices in the communities interested in fashion.

The beneficiaries expressed their appreciation to UNAIDS and HFFG saying;

This project has equipped us with the necessary skills that we need for our Fashion Design Centre to thrive. We are grateful, and we hope that we can impact young girls within the community with our free apprenticeship training when it is been rolled out.

Delali Gotah, Beneficiary

The long-term plan of No Weapon Fashion Design is to set up a training school in fashion design for young women in the area who would like alternative livelihoods.