10. Training and production course for handloom textiles

Women interested in this vocation are recruited for training irrespective of age and educational qualifications. Facilities are available for any person to avail of this training at textile centres in operation throughout Western Province. Training is in the production of artistic textiles using handlooms.

Women who are versed in weaving can join any textile centre and contribute to the production of handloom textiles as some sort of employment and earn an income since payment for production is made on the piece rate basis.