Skill Development Centre for women from BPPL families

By TCN News:

New Delhi: A  skill development centre Sponsored by Human Welfare Foundation & Managed by Women’s Manifesto has been started for women from poor families residing in Sharam Vihar , Near Shaheen Bagh, Delhi. The centre was inaugurated on 31st August 2018 by Inspector Tripti Joshi , Crime Against Women Cell.

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The centre has been set up to impart different skills to the women to enable them to earn their livelihood and provide alternate income to the household and thus improve their economic security. The first training is a tailoring course wherein the women are taught to sew clothes which will fetch them some money.

Sharam Vihar , Near Shaheen Bagh, Delhi is a colony where 400 migrated families are living in very pathetic condition. Male members of these families are daily wage labours and garbage pickers. Most of the ladies have never gone to school and are illiterate. They are working as household servants and garbage pickers. Their kids are at home whole the day to look after their younger siblings because their father and mother are working. The Human Welfare Foundation and Women’s Manifest have been conducting various relief distribution, awareness and counselling services in this area during last a few years. And now come up with this skill development centre which will be of help in the long run to these families.

In the coming days the organisers plan to provide literacy training to ladies and free education to the children through the Community Learning Centre and also create social, legal, health awareness and self-defence trainings.

Other guests present were Sanjay Ingole, Department of Social Work, Jamia Millia Islamia was the chief guest. Swaliha CA, President Women’s Manifesto presided over the inaugural function, Noufal P K , CEO Human Welfare Foundation.Dr. Habeeb Rahman Jamia Millia Islami, Thanveer, felicitated the initiative. Neha delivered welcome address and Shabeena expressed vote of thanks. Ummai Fathima and Aisha coordinated the program.