Ibu Lilis is YCM’s most experienced sewing tutor. She first joined YCM in 2004 because she wanted to share her knowledge with underprivileged students, to support them in gaining independence.
Ibu Lilis shares sewing skills, including patternmaking and overlocking. She teaches her students to be disciplined and encourages them to work hard, to increase their chances of success in the future. Her students produce toy animals and boxer shorts for sale.
DShe has enjoyed meeting a broad range of people through her role, and particularly enjoys YCM’s community atmosphere. “Everyone is very friendly; they are like my second family,” she says.