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posted Aug 28, 2018, 3:48 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Aug 28, 2018, 3:48 AM ]
25-Aug-2018, Mumbai: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a one-day training workshop on ‘production of domestic cleaning products’ for 29 women from Dharavi slum in Mumbai. This training programme was held under the aegis of project supported by Mr. Urs Schwiete (Switzerland).

Mr. Babasaheb Khrat was the resource person for this workshop. The objective of this workshop was to train SHG women on income generation skills so that they can set up their own small business. Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer - DBDS) welcomed the resource person and the participants and acknowledged the support given by Mr Urs Schwiete.

In this workshop, the participants learnt to make eight different kinds of ‘domestic cleaning products’. These products included Phenyl, Detergent, Hi-tech powder, Hand wash, Dish wash, Floor Cleaner, Toilet Cleaner and Dress Shampoo. Apart from teaching the production process, the resource person also taught marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of product. The participants dedicatedly learnt the skills and also discussed on starting a small business. Ms. Kavita Kamble (DBDS – Staff) along with the DBDS team mobilized women to attend the training programme. She also proposed the vote of thanks.