PERREAULT Magazine AUG | SEP - Page 126

Few Employment Opportunities

THE GOAL

World Central Kitchen works to employ young adults and to draw attention to the importance of sustainable jobs that build important skill sets for future career paths and community empowerment.

THE PROGRAMS

In the mountains of the Dominican Republic, World Central Kitchen is helping a community cooperative to grow a honey business.

The 21 Women Honey cooperative:

Uses the skill of beekeeping to generate revenue

Produces, bottles and sells honey to benefit the village’s agricultural center

Improves and uplifts the quality of life in the village

In Port au Prince, Haiti, WCK is reconstructing and establishing Haiti’s premier culinary school.

The World Central Kitchen Culinary School will teach:

Professional culinary skills

Meal production

Kitchen hygiene & food safety

Job search and career skills

Preparation for hospitality-oriented jobs