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 6 years we have trained more than 20,000 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 programs Badlaav and Kiran 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 227 community members under the project of Badlaav and has impacted the lives of more than 1200 individuals under the Kiran project component. The phase III of this project is on-going.
Badlaav project for Expedia Group was implemented in an urban slum of Gurugram. The project is aimed at imparting functional literacy training and awareness on their rights and benefits for adult women. We impacted lives of 50 women in a short span of 7 months.
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 three cohorts till March 22, where 227 women were certified. 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 generation program of the organization. which works in the areas of health, hygiene, legal and social rights, etc. for women and men. To date, the organization 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)
|ORGANISATION NAME||PROJECT NAME||NO. OF BENEFICIARIES (till March 2022)|
|ASIAN PAINTS||ASIAN PAINTS||252|
|EXPEDIA GROUP||BADLAAV PROJECT||50|