SAMANWAYA GARMENT MAKING CENTRE : Sewavibhag
The Project has been started under the sponsorship of UPAYA Social Ventures early this financial year in the Mission to help the marginalized and poor, especially the Tribals, to make them stand on their own feet.
Accordingly, in the Kannankode Subcentre of Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission two months back Tailoring classes were started with the direct supervision of the Mission’s field staff. Dr.Jay K. Raman of USA is funding the Project thorough the UPAYA.
A garment making centre –SAMANWAYA - has been formally opened by Smt. Suma Bhaskaran, President of the Local Self Govt. on 2nd October, 2014 (Gandhi Jayanthi day).The Main speech was delivered by Adv. K A Asokan., Secretary of the Mission and First sale was solemnized by Shri M Prabhakaran, retired Canara Bank Manager and treasurer of Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission.
Grama Panchayat Ward members Shri CV Haridas, Smt. Sindhu and Tailor Raji Pattavayal made felicitation speeches. With 9 sewing machines, with interlock facility are being used here and 35 persons will derive direct benefit from this Centre. The garments will be marketed though the 50 or more Self Help Groups that are working tirelessly in the Tribal concentrated places to elevate them from the poverty and deprivation.