Women trained on making sanitary pad at Kigwema

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Dimapur, March 3: To enhance and provide skill development and livelihood earning to women of Kigwema village, the Village Adoption Committee, Kigwema in collaboration with the Women Resource Development Department and Fisheries & Aquatic Department provided training on making eco-friendly sanitary pad and fish pickle on March 2 at Kigwema Council Hall.
Fashion designer/central coordinator, TADI, K Ramzeupeule imparted the training on making reusable sanitary pads using eco-friendly material. Ramzeupeule was trained at Ecofemm, Auroville, Tamil Nadu on sanitary pad making. The trainees were also taught on women’s reproductive health and how to take care of oneself. Awareness on the harmful effects of disposable pads and the advantage of using an eco-friendly pad were also imparted to the trainees.
District Fisheries Officer, C. Dory Yanthan imparted training on making fish pickle, fish cutlet, fish ball etc using various ingredients and also how to make it hygienically, so as to make it marketable.
TADI, by Community Learning & Business Resource Center, is a women Self Help Group initiative based in Jalukie with a vision to provide training and employment to uplift the economic status of rural women.
(Page News Service)