With the help of Christian Women’s Job Corps of Madison County, Alabama, women are being equipped with essential educational, employment, and life skills. One artisan says, “Through this program, my faith has gotten stronger and I don’t have a lot of fears I used to have because it was hard for me to trust.”
Providing Essential Skills
Located in Huntsville, Alabama, CWJC of Madison County provides intensive courses completely free of charge. Each student is assigned a mentor, and each mentor is committed to a one-on-one relationship to help build the student’s self-esteem, self-confidence, and skills essential to success in life and work.
A representative from CWJC of Madison County points out, “The participants of our program come from a variety of backgrounds. They are primarily interested in entering the job market for the first time, re-entering a career after a lengthy absence, obtaining better employment, or furthering their education.” By offering these opportunities for women, they are able to impact 350–400 people annually.
Creating Joy-Filled Products
Through their partnership with WorldCrafts, women are able to earn an income making leather earrings with leather donated from Holtz Leather Company—a local, family-owned business committed to making an impact in their community. Crafted of this high-quality leather, these earrings handmade by CWJC of Madison County artisans are on trend.
Their new Joy Earrings are handmade, leather earrings are rectangular in shape, featuring a gold-paint accent. Each purchase helps artisans in their journey to lead independent, joy-filled lives. The artisans also make the Hope Earrings and Faith Earrings.
Connect with CWJC of Madison County, Alabama
CWJC of Madison County has partnered with WMU Compassion Ministries Connections. Through Compassion Ministries Connections, you and your small group have the opportunity to connect with CWJC of Madison County through prayer and support.
By supporting CWJC of Madison Country, their impact will continue. As a result of their programs, the representative shares, “We are seeing our graduates find jobs, take the next step in their education, give back to the community and, most of all, begin to grow in their relationship with our Father. “
Thank you for your faithful support of WorldCrafts artisans around the world.