Beautyprenuer is a project in partnership with YouthNet and Godrej’s Good and Green. Salon-i was launched in the year 2016 and went on till March 2020. The program aims to incubate women entrepreneurs in Nagaland in the area of beauty and wellness sector, enable local women to start training other girls and address the issue of migration. It also empowers women through Life skills and gender sensitization. This initiative is more than a mere skilling process, but a path for women to transverse a journey of discovering dignity through work and exercise rights.
Major activities undertaken under Beautypreneur Program
Market survey and Business plan to identify the opportunities and demand in the market. These activities are carried out with all the 74 enrolled Beautypreneurs since inception from Dimapur, Mokokchung, and Kohima.
Took part in every Hornbill festival by bringing the best Beautypreneurs to participate in a competition where the winning team walks away with a cash prize and gifts hampers. This competition has been successful for 3 consecutive years.
Trained 180 girls under the Salon-I program by the Beautypreneurs.
The Mokokchung Beautypreneurs successfully participated in the Mini Hornbill festival Mokokchung.
Successfully completed 30 case studies of the Beauty Entrepreneurs.
Conducted seminar in 4 colleges (Japfu Christian College Kohima, Eastern Christian College Dimapur, Hebron Higher Secondary School Dimapur, People’s College in Mokokchung and Youthnet Hospitality Trainees) with a total number of 601 on different topic like Personal Care and Hygiene, Self-grooming, Quick makeup, and Quick Hairdo. This seminar aims to impart knowledge on the various opportunities in Beauty and wellness sector for their livelihood.
How many enrolled under the project? (Impact no 2017-2018)
1. Kohima, Dimapur, Mokokchung, Zunheboto, and Phek- 49 Women trained Entrepreneurs in Beauty and Wellness sector
2. Kohima, Dimapur and Mokokchung – 22 women operating in different districts in Nagaland with their own training centres
3. Kohima, Dimapur and Mokokchung – 78 Salon-i girls trained in B&W sector (2 months course)
4. Kohima – 18 Life skill sessions, 321 capacity building
Total = 488
FROM OUR BLOG
YouthNet Beautyprenuer team successfully launched the premier Godrej YouthNet Salon-i fellowship for Dimapur on 23rd May 2019 at YouthNet office, Dimapur. The occasion was graced by Special invitee, Johnny D’ Ascoli- (Celebrity Makeup artist, Hair Stylist, colour technician and fashion […]
The second seminar on Beauty and Wellness was successfully conducted at YouthNet Main office Kohima on 29th March 2019 by Beautypreneur Nagaland where more than 50 girls from Kohima came and participated.