In order to make the women self sufficient and increase their knowledge of the relevant issues, TEWFI has been conducting programmes for the Women at UNDP.
Tailoring Class: TEWFI has been organizing Tailoring classes at the Women’s Center in coordination with Pitchandikulam Forest, Auroville. In each batch around 30 adolescent girls and women benefit as a result of this programme.
English Class: With the assistance of the Volunteers, our Female Social Worker has been organizing a spoken English Class programme. This will help the women to market their products to the people from other states of Tamilnadu and also from overseas.
Health Education: Our Foundation has been running the following Health Education programme for adolescent girls and women in the Community.
- Reproductive and Child Health Care
- Family planning awareness
- Awareness on Anemia
- Nutrition Education
- Blood Donation and its importance
- Child rearing practice
TEWFI has organized a number of vocational training programmes for the women and girls in the Community. In the near future TEWFI has planned to organize the following Vocational Training programmes.
- Phenyl making
- Candle making
- Sanitary napkin pad making
- Sea weed cultivation
- Crab rearing
- Pickle making
- Cell phone repair making
- Paper bag and cup making.
Please follow the link to know more about the proposal and some one who is interested in this project is encouraged to make a donation.