Whoopy Yun Fashion House and Whoopy Yun Fashion College (NABTEB Registered) has created Fash4Dev initiative, Fash4Dev means “Fashion for Development”, a skill empowerment mission which targets vulnerable women and youths in Oyo state, a state in South-West Nigeria with about 10% of its 7.8 million population living below the poverty line.
Fash4Dev aims to lift at least 12,400 women and youths out of extreme poverty by 2030, by empowering them with skills that can generate sustainable income. The beneficiaries of fash4dev will be taught skills such as fashion designing, fashion photography, graphic design and printing, tambour beading and tambour embroidery.
The Fash4Dev initiative prioritises the empowerment of vulnerable women and youths in low-income communities of Nigeria living below the poverty line of $1.9 per day. The project aims to empower women and youths with income generating skills to escape poverty and live rich and productive lives. Fash4Dev is a twice a year free empowerment program.
Application is now open for Cohort 4.