We offer training programme in multiple crafts to people interested, throughout the year. Trainees can apply and join anytime as per their convenience. It is hands-on training by doing. So trainees should be willing to do the craft work as per instructions.
Trainees will have freedom to develop own designs and innovative products based on their imaginations and abilities. Anyone in the age of 18-60, from any part of the world can join. We especially encourage women, third genders, and young people from socially and economically backward groups.
We charge a very nominal Admission fee and amounts to meet training material costs only. No other fee payable. Selected trainees have to meet their accommodation and travel costs. Free food (normal, traditional Kerala style, Veg & Non-Veg) will be provided during working hours (day time).
Accommodation (house or hostel on rent) can be arranged near the training centres as per need of the trainees.
Training period can vary from one month (30 days) to six months (180 days) based on the craft(s) the trainees select as per their abilities and creative talents.
Training Programme Available:
- Natural Fibre Crafts (Jute, Banana, Screw Pine, Palm Leaf, Areca Nut Leaf, Lantana, Flame of the Forest Leaf etc.),
- Wood Crafts,
- Bamboo Crafts,
- Textile/Fabric Crafts,
- Wealth from Waste Crafts (Weaving Useful Craft Products from Textile/Fabric Wastes, Making Products from Waste Papers etc.),
- Traditional Musical Instruments Crafts,
- Farm Products Crafts (Waste to Manure, Traditional Foods etc.),
- Pottery and Terracotta Crafts etc.
Complete List of Craft Trainings (more than 100 craft skills) will be available in the Training Programme Prospectus-Request by mail for Prospectus and Application Form.
Trainees will get opportunities for own innovations. After training support for startup of their own crafts production enterprises will be provided and marketing support for sale of their products will be given.