Kolping had organized EDP trainning prgram for the SHG members of Bangalore and KGF on 09-06-2017. Mr. Sebastian D'souza was the main resource person. There were 40 participants. The program began with the prayer song and the Director of BMSSS gave the welcome speech. The director elaborated the importance of EDP training and encouraged the women to use it for their self growth.
The Trainer Mr. Sebastian took over the session and gave necessary tips for starting a business. He mainly touched the areas like how to start a business, how to plan, whom to consult, what is the benefit, what business can be done etc. He explained this trough activity, group discussion and specially with interaction. The session came to an end at 4.30 in the evening. The members benefited a lot through this session and expressed their positive opinion and the need of such training's in the future.
Kolping team had also organized sanitation awareness program at bettada Halasur to the SHG members on 16-06-2017. There were 30 Participants. THO of kanakapur was invited to speak on health issues. The health officer explained in detail the different types of deceases such as cancer, dengue, TB, HIV etc. She also elaborated the way these deceases are spread and the way we need to take precautions. While speaking on sanitation, the THO cautioned the people to use toilets and not to use the field to pass motion. She further said that the open defecation will spread deceases among people and it is harmful.
At the end the director of BMSSS had interaction with SHG members and encouraged them to spread awareness on sanitation to villagers. The session was ended at 2.00 PM.