Rehabilitate 370 Prisoners in Trichy, India

by New Life
Apr 12, 2013

Tailoring Training

Women stitching their blouses
Women stitching their blouses

Thanks to the donors, 25 women in the Trichy Special Prison for Women were trained in Tailoring. With the kind and overwhelming support of donors like you, the training was started on January 11th, 2013, conducted for three months. It ended on 10th of April and the trainees are now eagerly waiting to receive their certificates.

The trainees are taught from the basic of pedaling the sewing machine, stitching a hand kerchief, petticoat, skirt, shimmies, blouse for girls and finally the blouse for women(it is the most wanted item by the trainees as they can stitch their own and it fetches more income). The trainees are asked to take up notes, draw the sketch, taught the proportion of measurements for each garment, do the cutting in paper, then asked to cut in cloth and then stitch.

The trainer Mrs. Rajapriya says that she is very happy to see the trainees turning up for the training sharp at 9 a.m. each day and there is no absentee so far. The trainees were very much interested in learning the making of the different garments. They are now happy to wear the blouses stitched by themselves.

Training with escorts
Training with escorts
Trainee prisoners in action
Trainee prisoners in action

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Organization Information

New Life

Location: Somarasampettai, Trichirappalli - India
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Beatrice Vanaja
Chief Administrative Officer
Trichirappalli, Tamil Nadu India

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