grace sewing center-machilipatnam
Bhavani belong to higher cast community. Her fathers could not afford the dowry to bring a groom for her. She became unmarried. She joined in the Grace sewing center , Machilipatnam and learned tailoring, embroidery and painting.
Bhavani said that the training may bring wonderful change in her future. She wants to open a shop to get good income. But opening a shop is beyond her family’s income.
Jyotsana father died when she and her younger brother were kids. They don’t remember their father’s face. They were very young when they lost their father. Their mother did not get married again but took care of the children by working hard. Jyotsana said the tailoring center helped to learn the dress making through which she can earn money and support her mother and brother. Her family is poorest of the poor.
Rani’s husband works in the fields which is a seasonable work. His earnings barely feeds his family. Rani has one son and a daughter. She said that the work she learned in the sewing center will help her to give good future to her children. She is dreaming to open a tailoring shop through which she can earn money and join her children in good schools.
PAINTING DONE BY THE WOMEN