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583 INCOME GENERATION TRAINING FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Apr 30, 2019, 10:06 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Apr 30, 2019, 10:06 AM ]
MUMBAI, 24-April-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a two-days training workshop on ‘Indian Spices Making Business’ on 22nd & 23rd April 2019 for the women from Sai Nagar slum in Andheri. 23 women completed the entire training. This training programme was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by MAHANAGAR GAS LIMITED.

Ms. Zarina Khan (Staff - DBDS) welcomed the resource persons. Mrs. Manju Bhagawat was the resource person for spice making and Mr. K.D.Kamble (retired CVO of KVIC) was the resource person for the marketing and selling. The objective of this training was to impart skills and knowledge on spice making as micro business for supplementary income of the families connected to this project. During the training six different kinds of spices were taught to participants.

These included Mughlai masala, Biryani Masala, Special Garam Masala, Kichan king Masala, Kolhapuri Masala and Tea Masala. After this, Mr Kamble took session on marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of product. The participants dedicatedly learnt the skills and were determined to start-up a small business. Spices raw material was also distributed to participants to help them in starting their business.

“I am grateful to Mahanagar Gas for this training as it has benefited me a lot,” said Mrs. Shabana Mulla. Towards the end of the workshop, Mrs. Sunaina (SHG member) proposed the vote of thanks.