Thursday, March 30, 2023

Women trained on soap making

Nagaland News

Dimapur, January 27: Entrepreneurs Associates (EA) conducted a two-day soap making workshop from January 25 to 26 at Aloha Learning Centre, Kohima.
A press release informed that Vetoni, Associate Pastor at Lumami Baptist Church, was the lead trainer.
It was attended by 53 participants from different districts including one from Senapati district, Manipur.
Under the flagship programme of ‘Trees for Wealth’, EA has launched a campaign titled ‘Reverse urbanisation’ envisioning to help local people and communities find meaningful and dignified livelihoods in their own native places. The Reverse Urbanisation campaign is an attempt to help local youth and people see opportunities locally and innovate to earn and even contribute to the local economy.
The two-day soap making workshop trained the participants on the methods involved in making varied soaps such as milk and honey, coffee scrub, aloe vera, papaya and citrus right from its initial stages to its final stages. Information regarding procuring the materials and measurements was also shared along with personal interactions with the trainer.
All the participants were women from diverse backgrounds and came from various districts like Tuensang, Tseminyu, Phek, Dimapur and even from the neighbouring state of Manipur.
“They all had different plans after this workshop. While some women wanted to venture out in business, some wanted to give training to uplift communities after learning from this two-day workshop. The training was successfully concluded with. Vetoni handing out the certificate of participation and followed by a mass prayer”, it stated.
Under the Reverse Urbanisation campaign, EA is planning to conduct a series of skills trainings and seminars in the rural areas to explore local opportunities for all. The next programme slated under the Reverse Urbanisation Campaign is a seminar for students at Porba Village, Phek District on February 5. (Page News Service)