1366 DBDS-AXA Project: mask making training for slum women

Pune, August 2021: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) held a mask making training on 25th august 2021 for 15 women from Bermashell slum under the aegis of covid-19 pandemic relief work project supported by AXA business services.

The objective of this training was to impart skills and knowledge for supplementary income to the families connected to this project. Ms. Shilpa Kadam was the resource person for this training program. The participants learnt to make three types of masks namely, round double cloth mask, double plate mask and triple plate mask. Resource person also took session on business development and management. She also guided on marketing, costing, budgeting, pricing and branding of products. Roughly, the mask would cost Rs. 8 to Rs. 13 to make and it can be sold for Rs. 15 to Rs. 30 thus getting a profit of Rs. 7 to Rs. 17 per piece.