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777 MGL DISHA PROJECT: Income Generation Training for Slum Women

posted Sep 25, 2019, 11:47 PM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Sep 25, 2019, 11:47 PM ]
Mumbai, 23-Sept-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Mumbai organized a two days training workshop on ‘Indian Spices Making Business’ for the women from Ashok Nagar slum in Ghatkoper (West). This training programme was held under the aegis of ‘MGL Disha Project’ supported by Mahanagar Gas Limited.

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. 25 women completed the entire training. The programme began with the welcome of Mrs. Manju Bhagawat (resource person) and participants by Mrs Zarina Khan (Staff-DBDS). During the training seven different kinds of spices were taught to participants. This included Chole Masala, Biryani Masala, Special Garam Masala, Kichan King Masala, Mutton Masala, Chicken Masala and Chai Masala etc.

After the training, Mr. Pradeep Moon trained participants on marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of product. The participants dedicatedly learnt the skills and were determined to start-up a small business. Raw spices were distributed to participants to help them in starting their business. “I am grateful to Don Bosco for this training; this has benefited me a lot,” said Mrs. Nazama Kinjali. After the training, Mrs. Fatima Shah (part time teacher) proposed the vote of thanks.