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posted Sep 28, 2017, 8:58 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 28, 2017, 8:58 AM ]
Mumbai, 27-September-2017: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), organized a two days training workshop on ‘Phenyl, Agarbatti, Attar (Perfume) Making Business’. It was conducted on 25 & 26 September for the women from the slums of Sion Koliwada in Sion (East). More than 40 women successfully completed the entire training.

Mr. Pradeep Moon (Director of Dattopant Thengadi National Board for workers Education & Development) in his inaugural speech motivated the women to use the skills that they were about to learn and through those skills earn some extra income for their house-hold. This training was held in association with Dattopant Thengadi National Board for workers Education & Development.

Mr. Desai & Ms. Swati were the resource persons for the same. The participants learnt how to make Phenyl, Agarbatti, Attar and different types of perfumes in a very cost effective manner. The objective of the training was to motivate women to acquire skills and to initiate income generation activity so as to increase their household income.

During this 2-day workshop they were also taught in detail about marketing, costing, budget, pricing and promoting their product. The participants dedicatedly learnt the skills and were determined to start a small business. The workshop ended with the vote of thanks proposed by Ms. Basanti Solanki. (DBDS – Staff).