Parivartan’, a joint initiative of Aircel and Empower Foundation, was an employment linked vocational skill training programme in keeping context with the Haryana government’s ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme. With two centres in Chakkarpur and Manesar, the training programme focused on the training of girls and women in Haryana in the Retail and Apparel sectors.
This was a placement linked skill building programme aimed at imparting training in the Retail sector to 200 underprivileged youth in Ayanagar, Delhi. The trainees were also provided training in English, Computers and Life Skills, which helped them to prepare in a better way for future job interviews.
Rise was a placement linked vocational training programme aimed at training 200 women in Gurgaon in the CRM and Data Entry courses. The women were also provided training in English, Computers and Life Skills as part of this programme.
The project aims at up-skilling of two-wheeler mechanics across Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. The primary objective of the intervention is to equip the roadside two wheeler mechanics with new age advanced technical knowledge and life skill capacities such as customer relationship, financial literacy, digital literacy, HSSE, business development etc. Over the past 5 years we have trained more than 15,000 mechanics from all over the locations.
The Ujjwal Kal project is being implemented in two block Panchayats of Silvassa – Sayli and Rakholi, with the support of Castrol India Ltd. The project is working under the two program modutwo major Badlaav and Kiran program components of Empower Foundation. This project has been conceptualised to improve the lives of the Tribal communities living there. It has already impacted and certified 204 community members under the project of Badlaav and has impacted in the lives of more than 821 individuals under the Kiran project component. The phase II of this project is on-going.
250 Plumbers and Carpenters in Himachal Pradesh and Tamil Nadu were trained in new age plumbing and carpentry techniques as well as life skills such as customer relationship, team work, financial literacy, digital literacy etc.
Empower Foundation with the support of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH or better known as GIZ, is implementing the ‘HER & NOW’ project in the state of Uttar Pradesh, with women belonging to the tier II and III cities of the state. The project proposes to provide a gender-sensitive, entrepreneurial training and related support, to 200 skill-certified women and help them in conceptualising and building their business ideas. It promotes the idea for actively strengthening the women led enterprises in the state by creating a gender sensitive atmosphere in the male-dominated business sector. It is currently working in Bulandshahr, Moradabad, Hapur and Saharanpur.
It has completed its’ first cohort, where 78 women were certified and in the on-going second cohort, 81 women have enrolled.
This project works under the conceptualised idea and framework of the SANKALP program.
This is Empower Foundation’s unique adult literacy program. It aims at providing functional literacy to adults who are illiterates or who have received till class 5. Till date the organisation has provided functional literacy to 205 adults under this standalone program, and under Ujjwal Kal Project it has impacted another 204 adults under this program. It has been implemented in Prayagraj district (Uttar Pradesh) and in Alwar district of Rajasthan. (Link to the program part of this program under programs)
Kiran is an awareness program of the organisation which works on the areas of health, hygiene, legal and social rights, etc. for women and men. Till date the organisation has provided awareness sessions to 4273 individuals under this standalone program, and under Ujjwal Kal Project it has impacted another 821 individuals under this program. It has been implemented in varied districts of Haryana, Delhi NCR, Rajasthan and Maharashtra. (Link to the program part of this program under programs)
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