TCI Sanmar, NCW launches training workshops for women

TCI Sanmar, NCW launches training workshops for women

Collaborating with TCI Sanmar greatly contributes in achieving Egyptian women's empowerment

  • By ICN Bureau | July 18, 2023

The National Council for Women (NCW), in partnership with TCI Sanmar Chemicals Company, launched training workshops to train and equip 135 women with skills in various crafts, including loom beadwork, accessory making, burlap bag design, leatherwork, painting on canvas, and stained glass.

These workshops are part of the "Adaha W Odoud" initiative, which seeks to promote the development of handicrafts and empower women in Port Said. The training sessions are taking place from July 16th until July 25th, and are designed to enhance the participants' craft capabilities and provide them with economic support.

This cooperation comes in line with Egypt's Vision 2030, and within the framework of the social responsibility strategy of TCI Sanmar Chemical Company, with the aim of empowering Egyptian women, especially in Port Said Governorate, in order to improve their quality of life.

According to this cooperation, a number of training workshops are launched, targeting the training of about 135 women on the basics of crafts, what tools are used, their prices, and where to buy them.

Dr. Maya Morsy, President of the National Council for Women (NCW), expressed her delight with this cooperation, which contributes greatly to achieving the economic empowerment of Egyptian women, and is considered a continuation of the work on one of Egypt’s main strategy pillars, which is Women's Empowerment Strategy 2030. In light of the NCW's interest in training women, she praised handicrafts as a great opportunity to provide them with job opportunities that would enable these women to boost their income and raise their standard of living, and pointed out that Egyptian women succeeded in bringing their high-quality handicraft products to the world. Additionally, she appreciated TCI Sanmar’s unwavering support for women as part of their social responsibility.

P S Jayaraman, Chairman of TCI Sanmar Chemicals, said: “Partnering together with the National Council for Women reflects the essence of TCI Sanmar Chemicals’ strategy towards sustainability and social responsibility, as these training workshops focus on the economic development of the women of Port said by enhancing their craft and artistic skills, in addition to providing them with all the necessary support in order to help them launch their own projects from home at the lowest cost and with a reasonable budget, which contributes to raising their standard of living for them and their families, and these efforts come within our vision to invest in our surrounding community. In a way that contributes to achieving the goals of sustainable development and the strategic vision of Egypt 2030.”

TCI Sanmar Chemical Company, the leading producer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) in Egypt, has launched several initiatives in the past, underscoring its commitment to sustainability and social responsibility.

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