Dimapur, December 15: Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA) Kohima District officially launched its first outlet SEWA Dukaan at APO Hall, 2nd floor room no. 27. The occasion was graced by Avile Vitso, Assistant Labour Commissioner, Kohima.
Behind the curtain, the journey of the initiative- the concept and the persons working behind the scene was shared by Asalu Nyekha, Programme Associate NEN.
Secretary of SEWA Kohima shared a brief words of encouragement for the sewa members and the need to work collectively to achieve common goals for the welfare of the union and society at large.
The guest speaker shared her admiration for the work of SEWA Nagaland has taken up in Nagaland since its formation. She congratulated the union on achieving a milestone, however encouraged the union to continue striving for bigger and larger goals, where the outlet will expand to other districts across Nagaland in the years to come.
An initiative supported by SEWA Bharat and facilitated by North East Network (NEN) the outlet will cater to home-based workers of Kohima district in the initial stage and later extend its services to other districts. The outlet will provide marketing platform for home based workers to sell its produce at fair price, at the same time ensuring quality products.
The outlet will open from 9:30am onwards from Monday to Saturday and managed by a managing committee. The outlet is one of its first initiative to cater exclusively to home based workers in Nagaland. (Page News Service)