Skills Development training programmes for women at Jaraganahalli, Bangalore

Vidyanikethan takes pride in the skills development training programme that is being supported by Accenture and CAF. This is the fifth year of conducting tailoring & Embioderdary classes for adolescent girls and women from neighboring areas. So far 580 women are trained in different Multi crafts courses.  The objectives of the programme are

  • To provide opportunities for inclusive development for women that will benefit at an individual level, family level and the social level
  • To provide opportunities to women to supplement their family income through training in income friendly skills
  • To promote gender well-being and personal wellness through sessions on life-skills, rights and health, among other issues.

Overall impact of the tailoring course

  • Participants have learnt the basics of tailoring but also about as market friendly garments with adequate theoretical and practical classes.
  • The participants got a good idea and practice to tailor cloth based products or utility items such as cloth wallets, aprons, purses.
  • Most participants are benefitting financially as they are saving money by stitching their own garments
  • Many ladies have started taking orders for blouses
  • A few ladies have got job placement in garment factories as companies give preference to ladies with tailoring skills

Overall impact of the Spoken English course/ computer training course

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