Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 6: Female Serai, Village Shikari and Category 7 Nursery & Plantation, Village Yar Mohammad.

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Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 6: Female Serai, Village Shikari and Category 7 Nursery & Plantation, Village Yar Mohammad.

                       

The training workshops for Category 6 & 7 were held from Feb 27 to 03 March. Altogether 25 women and 20 men from the 2 villages 42 participated.

 Two groups were organized for these workshops. The first workshop was conducted for those who were taking up Category 7 nursery and plantation. On the first day, the module presentations were taken up in the hall of ZC3, the other group of Category 6 consisting of those being trained for hospitality sector were shown around the premises where cooking, servicing and storage for the female serai were organized.

Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 6: Female Serai, Village Shikari and Category 7 Nursery & Plantation, Village Yar Mohammad.

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Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 5: Kashi/Terracotta products, Village Pilari 1

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Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 5: Kashi/Terracotta products, Village Pilari 1

 

The training workshops for Category 5 were held from 21st to 25th February. Altogether 13 women, and 15 men from village Pilari 1 participated.

 

Due to the complexity of the craft, the trainings had to be done with a lot of care. The group consisted largely of women who had never even stepped foot out of their houses. The focal person informed that he had been persuaded due to the efforts of Project Manager Naheem Shah to encourage womenfolk to learn the craft of kashi. They were most fascinated by the TV as the modules developed for various steps were shown to them.

Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 5: Kashi/Terracotta products, Village Pilari 1

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Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 4: Bamboo products

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Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 4: Bamboo products

Village Ghulam Allah 2

 

The training workshops for Category 4 were held from 16-20th February. Altogether 23 young men from village Ghulam Allah 2 participated.

 

The workshops had been organized in order to familiarize the group with various aspects of manufacturing bamboo products. As in the case of other trainings, among the most important task was to provide them with background information beginning from ensuing the use of bamboo of good quality to methods for cutting and assembling various parts of a product.

The trainers were Baba Ismail (hailing from Mansehra) and Mian Dad (from Tando Allahyar), both highly skilled artisans, who had been engaged in making bamboo products for the last several years on various HF projects.

Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 4: Bamboo products

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Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 2: Chulah Making and Category 3: Mother Earth Products

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Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 2: Chulah Making and Category 3: Mother Earth Products

Village Allah Deeno 1 or Chulah jo Goth and Village Pilari 2 or Qudriti Goth

 

The second and third training workshops for Category 2 regarding Chulah Making and Category 3 for Mother Earth Products were conducted between 10th -14th February 2019 at ZC3, Makli. Altogether 14 from village Allah Deeno 1 participated comprising 8 women and 7 youth, while 17 participants from village Pilari 2 comprising 6 women, 7 youth and 3 people with disabilities.

 

Although the cold wave seemed to be persisting; however, the weather was slightly more amenable and the participants took part with great enthusiasm in the process.

 

The most inspiring talk was give be the award winner Champa who told her story regarding her struggle to help build the chulahs. She told the audience that she was exactly in the same condition as the participants themselves. But through her sustained efforts and along with her husband Kanji she was able to help build thousands of chulahs taught to her by Heritage Foundation. She explained that she now was a woman of extraordinary means which she demonstrated by flashing her silver jewellery and by relating the wealth that she has acquired. As she has earned over Rs. 5,000,000 she had a right to show the potential of working hard in furthering a cause, which can also help others to achieve a better quality of life.

Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 2: Chulah Making and Category 3: Mother Earth Products

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DICE Collaboration, Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 1: Construction Techniques

Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 1: Construction Techniques

Village Allah Deeno 2 or Sutho jo Goth

The first training workshop for Category 1 regarding Construction Techniques was conducted between 5-9th February 2019 at ZC3, Makli. Altogether 38 participants from village Allah Deeno 2 participated comprising 25 women, 13 youth and 10 people with disabilities. Some women brought their babies with them along with several children who could not be left at home. They were all accommodated, since this is the only way we can encourage women to participate in learning activities.

DICE Collaboration, Barefoot Training Workshop for Category 1: Construction Techniques

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