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723 Entrepreneurship Development Training for Slum Women

posted Aug 28, 2019, 9:16 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Aug 28, 2019, 9:17 AM ]
Mumbai, 21-Aug-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a two days training workshop on ‘Indian Spices Making Business’ on 20th and 21st August for the women from Imamwada slum in Mumbai. 32 women successfully completed the entire training held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

The objective of this training was to impart skill and knowledge on spice making as micro business for supplementary income to the families connected to this project. Ms. Surekha Pednekar (Project Officer- DBDS) welcomed the resource person. Mrs. Manju Bhagawat was the resource person for this training.

During the training six different kinds of spices were taught to participants. This included Kolhapuri Masala, Biryani Masala, Malvani Masala, Kitchen King Masala, Tea Masala, Mughlai Masala etc. In the second session Mr. Pradeep Moon trained women on marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of product. The participants dedicatedly learnt the skills and were determined to start the business. Raw spices were distributed to participants to help them in starting their business.

“I am grateful to MGL for this training, this has benefited me a lot,” said Mrs. Pallavi Sonawane (one of the beneficiary of this training). Mr. Sunil Pandhare (Staff-DBDS) did all the logistical arrangements and also proposed the vote of thanks.