Pics from previous students who finished their training class in Shoshana sewing project,Bapatla.
finished her training class an year back and Shoshana provided her with a sewing machine.
Her parents - Father had an accident and is handicapped . He is struggling to set up a small shop at home.Mother, domestic helper is taking care of the family.
Elder sister is married and younger brother is still in school.
With the training she got from the Shoshana sewing centre, Bapatla, Rajeswari
is now able to help herself as well as supporting her mother in running the house.
, school drop out finished her training class two years back and now with the help of Shoshana she started her own shop at home in Bapatla.
Father is a rickshaw puller, mother is a coolie. Living in a small rented house, it is necessary that every one has to participate in running their house.
She is happy that the training she got from the sewing centre is helping her to be independent besides helping her parents and her other siblings.
|Manjula, instructor with the new group of women|
These new group of women started their sewing class in December-15.
Majority are married, housewives. Most of them are without basic education, coming from families who are agricultural coolies, construction workers etc.
Shoshana, not only providing them with a free class but in our follow ups we see that they make use of the training.