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771 MGL Disha Project: Spice Making Training for Slum Women

posted Sep 25, 2019, 11:21 PM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 25, 2019, 11:21 PM ]
Mumbai, 25-Sept-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a two-days training on ‘Indian Spices Making Business’ during 24th to 25th September 2019 for the 25 women residing in Pratiksha Nagar slum in Sion Koliwada. This training programme was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

Ms. Basanti Solanki (Staff - DBDS) welcomed the resource person. Mrs. Manju Bhagawat was the resource person for this training. The objective of this training was to impart skill and knowledge on spice making as micro business for supplementary income of the families connected to this project. During the training ten different kinds of spices were taught to participants. This included Chicken masala, Motton masala, Biryani masala, Kitchen king masala, Chhole masala, Sambhar masala, Chai masala, Fish curry masala, Pavbhaji masala and Garam masala.

After the session Mr. Pradeep Moon trained women on marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of product. Raw spices were also distributed to participants to help them in starting their business. Sharing her experience one of the participant, Mrs. Vimal Shinde said “MGL Disha project has taught us to make various types of spices power and I am thankful to them, I hope to start the business after consulting my family.” After the program Ms. Sandhya (a participant) proposed the vote of thanks.