Udenyi Christiana, a proficient fashion designer and Grassroot Development Champion, spearheaded the “Improve Her Productivity” project, emphasizing the need to enhance women’s productivity through fashion design skills. The project aimed to bridge the gender pay gap, promote entrepreneurship, and empower young women in Nigeria, providing them with essential fashion design skills and knowledge to thrive in the fashion industry

Key Project Activities and Achievements:

  1. Comprehensive Skill Training: Udenyi Christiana provided in-depth training and guidance to participants, covering essential aspects of fashion design, including measuring, cutting, sewing, and finishing techniques, through hands-on practical sessions.
  2. Design Principles and Aesthetics: The project emphasized the significance of design principles and garment aesthetics, encouraging participants to develop a keen eye for industry trends and creative expression.
  3. Hands-On Practical Experience: The project facilitated practical sessions ranging from basic garment construction to more complex design concepts, allowing participants to apply their newly acquired skills in creating two new dresses from scratch. The hands-on experience enabled participants to gain confidence and proficiency in various sewing techniques, contributing to their overall skill development and creative expression in fashion design.
  4. Empowerment and Entrepreneurship: By equipping young women with essential fashion design skills, the project aimed to promote entrepreneurship and financial independence, fostering a supportive environment for women to thrive in the traditionally male-dominated fashion industry.   



Udenyi Christiana’s “Improve Her Productivity” project successfully empowered young women in the Gwagwalada Local Government Area of Abuja, Nigeria, through comprehensive fashion design training and practical skill development. By fostering creativity, entrepreneurship, and technical expertise, the project contributed to bridging the gender pay gap and promoting inclusivity in the fashion industry.