The aim of the Vocational Training Programmes is to make the inmates economically self-sufficient. Sumanahalli has training programmes in Leathercraft, Printing, Tailoring, Knitting, Mushroom cultivation, in addition to the manufacture of Orthopaedic Shoes, Candles, Paper Bags and Garments.
Trainees follow a prescribed syllabus during their learning stages. Sumanahalli has effectively trained well over 900 people on campus, making a hugely positive change in their lives, enriching their ability to support themselves and their families. Their indomitable spirit is a source of inspiration to us all.