Pics from Shoshana Medical Centre, Gaddipadu, Guntur.
One of the backward areas on the outskirts of Guntur. Kamala who is an instructor at Shoshana Sewing project, Gaddipadu,Guntur is also a trained nurse. She is giving first aid help and basic medication for the needy people in that area. Areas with open drains and having unhygienic conditions are prone to more diseases. Shoshana is helping them to get an access to the basic medical help and also awareness about the hygiene and health.
Primary objective of this training program is to create employment opportunities to the disadvantaged women coming from rural and slum areas.
At the end of the course each woman is provided with a sewing machine to start their own business.
The beneficiaries are selected based on their economic conditions and their interest towards learning the skill. So far Shoshana helped more than 500 women in Guntur in getting the free training and still there are more needy women who are in need of help.