Women villagers trained on Mushroom Cultivation

January 18, 2015

After a successful Mushroom Cultivation Training Camp at village Parsauni, Bihar, it was turn for the women of village Dhanauja and Sukhasan in District Saharsa, Bihar to get this expert training.

Organized on January 15, 2015 under the Village Improvement Project (VIP) in the state, a joint initiative of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Sansthan (DJJS) and Canada's Women's Empowerment International Foundation (WEIF), this camp was supervised by technical experts fromKrishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Saharsa, Bihar and DJJS representatives, Mr. Ajeet Kumar, VIP Coordinator, Mrs. Sunita Kumari, Health Assistant and Ms. Renu Maurya.

Sadhvi Deepa Bharti, Program Coordinator, Manthan, DJJS, was also present during the camp. The camp was actively attended by 80 women villagers who were distributed seeds. The enthusiasm seen among the participants ensured that along with managing their household chores, they had willingly stepped out to grab a new opportunity that came their way to secure long term income generation and livelihood for their family.