Livelihood

As part of our Livelihoods Development initiative, every year MEL organises training programs for young women entrepreneurs. Following are glimpse of some of training programs organized.

  • An advanced tailoring training was organized in partnership with IED Dharmapuri and NABARD Bank, who provided 15 days of training to 42 rural women.
  • Jute bag making training program was organized in partnership with KVPMNS NGO, who trained 30 women for two days in this craft.
  • Food products making training was organised in partnership with IED Dharmapuri, who spent five days training 64 women.
  • Rexine products making training was organised in partnership with IED Dharmapuri, with the help of NABARD Bank, who trained 32 women over 13 days.
  • Handicrafts and art work training was organised in partnership with IED Dharmapuri.
  • Computer training program (hardware and software) in association with Vedanta Foundation has been offered to more than 200 young professionals for more than two years.
  • Mechanical training was organised in partnership with IED Dharmapuri.

Stakeholder Quote


  • For a long time, I was idly sitting at home, and my family members were solely dependent on my husband, who is a daily wage worker. After joining MEL Women’s Empowerment Project, I was exposed to various livelihood programs. I wanted to start making doormats at home. My husband helps me after work and I now earn Rs. 4000/- through this initiative. Thanks to Malco Energy for showing me a way to improve my life.

    Ms. Chithra


  • As a Muslim woman, my life was only within my family till I joined the SHG run by MEL. I have realized that life has so much meaning and there are a lot of opportunities. I have attended the rexine bag preparing and the beautician training organized by MEL. Now I stitch the bags at home and work as a beautician. Now my husband appreciates my efforts and supports me in selling the bags and procuring the raw materials.

    Ms. Ilahijohn

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