Founder of the Liz Allen Women’s Foundation, Liz Allen has empowered 20 women in Waterloo with a full tuition fee at the Al-Sidiq Tailoring and Fashion School encouraging them to learn tailoring and be able to support their families.
Liz Allen, founder of the Liz Allen Women’s Foundation who lives in the USA had always been passionate about empowering women and helping them achieve their dreams. After the opening of the Al- Sidiq Tailoring School by a young Sierra Leonean in Waterloo. The news of tailoring school got the attention of Liz Allen who wanted to enroll women to learn tailoring and be empowered.
Liz Allen Women’s Foundation roll out in the waterloo community for women that needed the opportunity most. Liz Allen Foundation came across a group of women who were struggling to make ends meet and were looking for opportunities to learn new skills.
After doing some research, Liz Allen realized that there was a high demand for tailoring services in waterloo,
Speaking to Salone Messenger during an interview, Liz Allen Said “ I am humbled and honored that we have been able to support those young 20 women to learn tailoring at the Al-Sidiq Tailoring School, I feel empowering these women is a step forward to empowering hundreds of families that rely on them” she told Salone Messenger during an online interview.
The Liz Allen Women’s Foundation is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering and supporting women and girls in Sierra Leone. Founded in 2022, the organization seeks to promote gender equality and create opportunities for women and girls to thrive. The foundation has over the year supported hundreds of women and girls across the country.