Develop garment industry skills

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Develop garment industry skills

Develop garment industry skills

Tuhla Choudhury By Tuhla Choudhury

To deliver ongoing garment industry skills workshops for local women and mothers in the community of Dagenham giving flexible learning. To contribute bringing back garment skills training in the area.

Dagenham Idea stage

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I want to deliver practical realistic workshops teaching skills used in the garment industry. From fabric cutting, lay planning, pattern cutting and maunfacturing (making) garments. Opportunity for learning various techniques to produce garments to a high quality standard. Learners can then use the skills for employment in the industry or for setting up their own business within the local area.

What we'll deliver:

  • workshops to develop skilled workers ready for the garment industry
  • Machines for the workshops
  • Materials and eqipments to support the workshops
  • Bussiness development workshops

Why it's a great idea:

This project is great because it will not only create workers with skills to find great jobs needing their skills, but encourage and impower individuals to start there own businesses too in the area which in result will benefit the local economy. There is also a real shortage of skills gap in this area of work and we wish to contribute to filling that passionately through offering hands on vocational learning and employment opportunities.

Steps to get it done:

  • Buy professional equipment and other vital machinary to set up the factory
  • offer both offorable and free courses
  • Pay for the lease for the next three years
  • Buy the machinary rather than lease

Increase the chances of learners finding work or building their own business in the industry with our support. Bring awareness of this beautiful creative industry. It will impact the local area of having a creative hub for clothing industry learning. It will bring in more creative businesses in the area It will inspire the young generation to carve carrer paths in this area ready to work in the industry.


Location Dagenham

Dagenham has 24 other projects and £1,335,000 in potential grant funding

About the space

Rm10 7FN


London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

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How will the money be spent?Total £64,869

3 year Rent rates - £37,422 (58%)
3 year machinery rent - £16,236 (25%)
taliors dummies - £4,000 (6%)
paper cards x10 rolls - £600 (1%)
Pattern paper - £360 (1%)
Other - £6,251 (10%)

Costs Breakdown

This shows how money raised for the project will be spent. Before entering fundraising these costs will be confirmed by the project's Delivery Manager and verified by the verifier.

3 year Rent rates
3 year machinery rent
taliors dummies
paper cards x10 rolls
Pattern paper
  • Spacehive fees
  • Transaction Fees
  • VAT


This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on: We'll use the extra funds for professional tutors to teach ongoing clothing skills and production workshop for local mothers or women with basis skills or none and for teengares intresting in a carrer path and free work spaces for stuggling designers to use facilities. For ongoing materials for these workshops ie fabrics trims, pattern paper rolls, dummies .Also will use the extra funding to place people in work in the industry.

Total £64,869

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