Cloth bags & Masks – the need of the day
Mangaluru: A month’s training on making cloth bags and masks was inaugurated at Kabaka, Puttur on 23rd November 2020. The course is organized by CODP® Mangaluru in collaboration with CEI, Italy. 23 women have registered for the tailoring course.
Fr Oswald Monteiro, Director of CODP; Mrs Rita DSouza, Coordinator of CODP; Mrs Sahirabanu, President of Insha Allah SHG and Mrs Gayathri tailoring Instructor were present on the dais.
Mrs Summaya, Secretary of Insha Allah SHG welcomed the gathering.
Fr Oswald Monteiro spoke about sustainability. He encouraged the participants to work and start their own self employment in future. This way they could earn income and support themselves and their families. One should be independent and not depend on others. Moreover, if we have courage and take up challenges to do any work, we can succeed in life, he concluded.
Mrs Rita DSouza, spoke about the importance of the training and how women could improve their skills. Mrs Gayathri explained in brief the need for cloth bags and masks, the raw materials required and other general information.
Mrs Marceline, Animator of CODP compered the program. Mrs Fousiya, member of Shama SHG proposed the vote of thanks.