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Training led to a new career and self-sufficiency

Workforce Challenge

Makooshla is a single mom. She moved from Nebraska with her four kids. She had only a high school diploma and was on public assistance.

Workforce Solution

Makooshla was enrolled in WIA and the November short-term welding program through NCKTC in Hays.

Outcomes & Benefits

Makooshla successfully completed the welding program, an on-the-job training and has been at Denning Machine Shop in WaKeeney since November 2014. The wage she earned allowed her come off of cash assistance and support her family.

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