CERTIFICATION OF HOME BASED COSMETOLOGY SPECIALIST (HOBCOS) FOR SINGLE MOTHERS KHIND STARFISH FOUNDATION INCUBATOR SPA & SALOON
Helping the Underprivileged Community
Who we are?Freelance Beautician Student, Degree Student & Volunteers To Help Single Mothers From Universiti Teknology MARA JohorWhat is the project to help single mother?Certification of Home based Cosmetology Specialist (HOBCOS) ProjectThe emotional life of the single mother was also affected by their single status. Majority of the single mother reported that they felt lonely, helpless, hopeless, lack of identity and lack of confidence. (Marian 2015)In social sphere majority of single mothers tried to avoid attending social gatherings and had changed their dressing style due to depression they had develop poor food and eating habits. (suzana.lR 2015)Emotional Problems Faced by Single Mothers Single mothers tend to suffer from a feeling of rootlessness and lack of identity after divorce/ widowhood.(Wong, 2013)Financial Problems Faced by Single Mothers Financial crises is a standing situation with most of the single parent families. It becomes difficult in meeting the basic needs of children such as food , clothing, school fees , maintaining the previous standard of living and meet personal expense.
Overview of Issue / Background
Who we are?
- Freelance Beautician Student, Degree Student & Volunteers To Help Single Mothers From Universiti Teknology MARA Johor
What is the project to help single mother?
- Certification of Home based Cosmetology Specialist (HOBCOS) Project
- The emotional life of the single mother was also affected by their single status. Majority of the single mother reported that they felt lonely, helpless, hopeless, lack of identity and lack of confidence. (Marian 2015)
- In social sphere majority of single mothers tried to avoid attending social gatherings and had changed their dressing style due to depression they had develop poor food and eating habits. (suzana.lR 2015)
- Emotional Problems Faced by Single Mothers Single mothers tend to suffer from a feeling of rootlessness and lack of identity after divorce/ widowhood.(Wong, 2013)
- Financial Problems Faced by Single Mothers Financial crises is a standing situation with most of the single parent families. It becomes difficult in meeting the basic needs of children such as food , clothing, school fees , maintaining the previous standard of living and meet personal expense.
Project Objectives (Vision & Mission)
- Improving the self confidence in Experiential Learning Skill (ELS) in Home Based Cosmetology Project to CERTIFIED AS A PROFESSIONAL BEAUTICIAN
- Improving the self confidence with the Beauty
- Improving to income with the skill become a part time professional beautician at home, working in SPA & Salon with the professional certificate, become a micro entrepreneurs mobility in spa & salon
- Single mother know how to run the spa & salon business in term of to market, operation and financial book keeping record.
Project Details (Activities and Tasks)
Do it Facial For your Self & feel it
PHASE 1: BASIC BODY MASSAGE TREATMENT
STEP 1 :
Introduction for the basic body massage treatment in theory & understand the type of body structure
STEP 2 :
Find your partner and do it & get the response from your partner
STEP 4 :
Sitting test to qualified to AS A PROFESIONAL BODY MASSAGE BEAUTICIAN
STEP 1 :
8 hours based on Module
STEP 2 :
2 hours based on Module
STEP 3 :
2 hours based on Module
STEP 4 :
2 hours Skill test to the Panel was the trainer .
_Panel will feel the skill implemeted by the participant.
8 hours to complete BODY MASSAGE
** In Module 1 Body Massage volunteers will lead 4 single mothers.
Expected Project Result & Outcomes
Cost SERVICE BEAUCTICIAN COST
SERVICE BEAUCTICIAN PRICE
Basic Facial Treatment (permonth)
1. Set Cosmetic Facial machine (Fixed Asset)
2. Tools kits for 4 month
Facial Cosmetic set , Headband, Sponge, Small towel ,Brush
Cost First Month = RM300
Basic Facial Treatment
-Facial =max 6 person /day
RM 15 x 6 person = RM90
Body massage 1 person /day
RM 50 x 1 person = RM50
PERDAY EXPECTED INCOME
= RM140 x 25 working days
= RM 3500/permonth
0% of RM1.00 Goal
|University name||:||UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA (JOHOR)|
|Project leader name||:||AUDRA DAOWENNA|
Enactus UiTM Johor had organized HOBCOS Project that stand for Certification of Home-Based Cosmetology specialist, which is a charity event in UiTM Johor and Khind Starfish Foundation. This activity was divided into three days which is on 4 - 6 November 2016. This project was focusing on the 20 selected single mother with different ages and source of income from the rural area in Segamat . By using the useful resources such as Segamat District Office, also with the help of word-of-mouth strategy and through social media we can reach and select the participants. The main reason why we choose this project because most of the single mother having problem to obtain stable income in order to raise their family. Not only that, the emotional life of the single mother was also affected by their single status where they said they feel lonely, helpless and lack of confidence. Therefore, HOBCOS is designed to help the single mothers to eliminate the roblem they’re facing as being single parenthood. In 2016, the statistics of registered single mothers in Johor was recorded with the total amount of 12546. Segamat district itself recorded a number of 1703 single mothers, which is among the highest in Johor. From HOBCOS project, the single mothers will be given a training which later will qualify them as a Cosmetology Specialist. .
The objectives for carrying out this project are as below:
a) Improving Skills
Improving the single mothers’ comprehension in Experiential Learning Skill (ELS) via Home Based Cosmetology Project to be certified as a professional beautician.
b) Boost self-confidence
Improving the self-confidence with the beauty to improve the circulation of positive aura in the single mothers’ working and living environment.
c) Improving knowledge of procurement of income
Improving the single mothers’ knowledge on the procurement of income with the skill to become a full-time professional beautician at home, working in SPA & Salon with the professional certificate, and become micro entrepreneurs mobility in spa & salon.
d) Assisting the single mother
Assisting the single mothers in marketing strategies, operation management and financial book-keeping which are crucial in running a spa and salon business.
III) OTHER FUND –RAISING EFFORTS CONTRIBUTE TO YOUR PROJECTS
Our fund for this project is mainly from Khind Starfish Foundation which is 80% and 20% come from NAFAS .
The project began a bit later than the expected timing. However, it did not stop the HOBCOS’s team spirit from proceeding with the project. Searching for the participants among the single mothers was a tough process because the community not yet see the opportunities lied in Cosmetology field. Another challenge that we faced was convincing the single mothers that the project was meant for them. We were much aware and understood the situation, the struggles and pessimistism that they have gone through for quite some time in their life. To overcome the challenge, our team had decided to open the participation to the UiTM students and the public. The purpose of this was because we want to create a surrounding whereby the single mothers can reminisce back their youth and beautiful days and feel good about themselves.
The module used in this project is derived from a few researches which later was arranged by the project advisor, Madam Jannah Munirah whom was a certified Beautician herself. The techniques and steps implied in the module were very simple and it could be seen how fast the participants memorize the steps. We made a change on the module framework by adding makeup classes as one of completion skill to obtain Facial
Beautician Certificate. As a freelance beautician, we believe in the ability of good makeup skill to boost women’s confidence level. The addition of this slot is important for the participants to make themselves presentable as a beautician
In HOBCOS 1.0, the main weakness we wanted to focus is on the facilities. The facilities was not convinient enough to conduct the Cosmetology Workshop. We received negative feedback from the participants when they were having difficulties during the practical test as the hot water source was far from the testing room. Despite of the weakness, we found strength when we had won an award in MUSE 2016 that could secure us a fund to establish the first Cosmetics and Spa Room in UiTM. We totally respect the commitment shown by the single mothers throughout the development process in HOBCOS project. However, there were days when they wanted to quit HOBCOS because they have the perception saying engaging in Business is difficult and risky. Gladly, the team had already expected this kind of situation. We took advantage of modern technoloy by creating a group in Whatsapp Application made for daily enquiries and also a medium for the mentor for the follow-up. Sometimes, we had motivational session in the group with the purpose to constatly remind the single mothers on the real purpose of joining HOBCOS.
Little by little, our team had observed a significant change in the attitude of the single mothers. 4 months time in HOBCOS had created a strong bond among the participants. We, the HOBCOS team feel happy and proud to be part of the transformation in every and each of the single mothers. Overall, HOBCOS received positive feedback from the single mothers and wished to participate more.
And again, the HOBCOS team would like to express our gratitute to Khind Starfish Foundation for believing us to make changes in the society.