Syangja, Jan 26: Training has been given to women in Syangja to make juice from orange pulp and cosmetic items from its peel.
Sixteen women of Putalibazar Municipality have been engaged in this activity after being trained to make beauty products from orange peel and juice from its pulp . Chairman of the Suryodaya club Anant Kumar Shrestha said that the training was provided with the coordination of the club, Putali Bazaar and financial support of UNDP.
Trainer Bishnu Shrestha says that the juice can be made and consumed in the summer season by making good use of the unsold oranges. “Cosmetics can be made into simple cosmetics by simply processing the orange peel,” he said. “There are no side effects to such home-made ingredients.”
When the orange peel is well dried, it is grind in mixture. The material is prepared after mixing 20 percent vinex carrom powder to the mixture. Instructor Shrestha said that the same powder can be applied as a paste.
Radha KC of Putlibazar Municipality-4 says that she will make good use of the skills taught in the training. In the training, 2 people have been trained to make juice and 16 people have been trained to make cosmetics.