Vimukti Charitable Trust® Pothnal in
collaboration with Province of Emilia-Romagna, Italy, organized training
on income generating to all the poor women of the project area. Mrs.
Jacinta the vimukti staff briefed on the importance of self-help group
and functioning and the aim of it. With their small savings, the women
are meeting their daily requirements, or meeting expenses related to
illness, marriages, or financing their small ventures. twenty-five SHGs
each have been organized into Clusters (total number of clusters is 25)
and all the 10 clusters. For earning an income of their own, SHGs have
been imparted training in garland making milk product and goat farming.
A few SHGs have started their business, which has been linked up with
the local market. Apart from this, the groups have also been imparted
training in child rights, women rights, rights and duties of panchayats,
welfare schemes of the government, etc. There were about 22-unit
representatives present for the day’s seminar program. Mrs. Ishamma,
Mrs. Mariamma were also present for the seminar. Mr. Arogyappa anchored
the entire program. Poor Women were motivated to do self-employment to
become financially stable and to fulfill the need of their family
members as well as to provide better education to their children. Nearly
196 women benefited from this program.