Rajasthan: With a view to promote sustainable livelihood opportunities, SETU conducted a 15 day long tailoring and designing workshop for the underprivileged women at Wazirabad, Delhi. The training programme started on 5th of May and continued till 20th May 2016.
Training was provided to the women belonged mostly to minority communities with male dominating environment. Many of the participating girls and women artisans in the workshop were sole breadwinners of the family and needed financial support.
With the objective to make the women artisans proficient in tailoring and designing skills, the workshop was organized, with a purpose to help them use the skills afterwards to establish their own enterprise.
A total of 30 women artisans participated in the livelihood workshop. Expert trainer was appointed for the workshop and artisans with basic knowledge of tailoring were selected.
Artisans were trained in different expertise like Cutting a fabric, Designing, embroidery on fabrics, Stitching wide range of feminine clothing like blouses, salwar kamiz etc.
The raw material required for the tailoring workshop like sewing machines, needles, bukram, different types of thread, fabric and chalk were provided by SETU. The session was conducted in two batches. Trainees were divided into two batches of 15 each with one group attending the morning batch and the other group evening batch.