Katihar, 4th Dec 2012: Rehab India Foundation organized Vocational Training Programme in Tailoring for adolescents and women from low socio-economic communities in Bansibari Village of Block Hasanganj in District Katihar, Bihar.
The purpose of the program is to develop skills to a level of professionalism that women will feel dignity and sense of worth.
Sajid M.S, Project Manager of Rehab India Foundation said, “These women and girls are from socially neglected families. They are extremely poor and have no skills to improve their status. They are kept in home for domestic help. The programme gives them freedom and respect because in future they will be able to earn for themselves and their families.”
For the programme, trained and skilled trainer has appointed. And, trainees will learn drafting, cutting, stitching and designing of outfits. Training equipments like sewing machines, scissors, inches tape etc. has purchased. Including, Trainees will avail all the necessary raw material free of cost during the training session.
Vocational Training Programme is part of Village Development Project running in Bansibadi Village. Rehab has established Community Centre in a temporary building which is made of Bamboo and Husk.
Briefly, the condition of the village is unexpectedly poor. People are dependent on agriculture and animal husbandry for their livelihood. After all possible efforts, they are able to earn maximum Rs. 1500 pm which is not sufficient to fulfill basic amenities. Health is also one of the major issues. Children, women and old age are suffering from various diseases and unable to get proper treatment. There is only one Primary Hospital that is 3km away. Percentage of educated people is also in descending order. 271 children are getting Primary Education, while 17 students are acquiring Secondary Education. However, six people are getting Higher Education.
Analyzing miserable condition of poor villagers, Rehab India Foundation planned to unlock Village Development programme for wholesome development of the village. Here, different welfare initiatives will be taken place like Educare Programme, Medical Aid, Skill Development Training and Self Employment Programme.