Skill Development Programme ( Kolkata, Canning, Sonagachi)
Education is not the last step in the way of economic empowerment, youth need opportunity of employment. Training them for such opportunities is a vital strategy to create sustainability in society. To bring such optimistic changes skill development in employable trades is the latest initiative of KMWSC.
Vocational Training unit Canning:
Tailoring is a training skill which has till now empowered 200 trainees. The 6 months course teaches the candidates with basic stitching skills and 3 months training on Beautician trade giving them exposure to present market trends on stitching assignment from schools and grooms them with professional skills. Training in making paper bags was imparted to 200 women under the skill development program which included vulnerable women and victims of Human Trafficking.
Vocational Training unit Sonagachi is focusing on the alternative livelihood options for commercial sex workers through vocational training. This course gives them an opportunity to explore the life beyond brothels and prostitution through training. Many women who are forced into flesh trade and cannot come out whole through the life. Women are guided even counselled for life they deserve.