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Mosaics Workshop for men
Many men of Piggs Peak have shown their interest in being involved in an Income Generating Ativity, just as the women doing the embroideries. This is why Designing Hope has started this mosaics workshop.
Written : 2010-09-22 - Last modified 2018-02-24
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A CREATIVE WORKHOP

This project has been launched in 2010, and aims in proposing an Income Generating Activity suitable for the men of Philani support group.

This support group is open for people feeling affeted by the virus and HIV/AIDS and in the need of a community help and response to their issues.

Before the creation of this group, only women were involved in Income Generating Activities, through the embroidery group, launched in 2005.




SELF ESTEEM

A few men of the group are highly afflicted by their status. This activity allows them to progressively work again, after their might have lost their job due to their phisical condition.

This activity is, for them, a way of gaining self-esteem and confidence as they often go for tri-therapies at the same time, and start feeling better.





A RYTHM TO FIT THEIR PHISICAL CONDICTION

Eevery one can work and ajust his timings according to its physical condition. Some of the designs are proposed but this workshop let them also to use their imagination and creativity.







Useful links:

ITHEMBA WEBSITE - MOSAIQUES

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