Phase 1 of the Lloyds TSB Livability Ireland vocational training program at SIRC, in partnership with Sadle Traders, Bhaktapur is now complete. Ramu, Dipak and Ram completed 19 bags in the past week and each bag passed the quality assurance test by Sadle Traders. The bags will be ‘finished’ in Bhaktapur and sold in Germany. And most importantly, these three young men get paid for their work. Kudos to them for their dedication and commitment in learning a new skill, and seeing the training through. AD, the Executive Manager from Sadle Traders deemed the training complete and will officially submit an order for 100+ bags starting next week. This really is a win win situation, as it benefits all parties and allows those with SCI to earn an income and contribute to their household. A pretty successful pilot program that can now be scaled for other locations.