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Skill Training for 500 rural women in Tamilnadu



This project will provide skill & Entrepreneurship development programme to 500 rural women and adolescent girls from 30 villages of Usilampatti block, Madurai District, Tamilnadu,

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The rural population migrates invariably to urban areas due to lack of employment opportunities in rural areas. The rural women’s are school dropouts who lack in productive skill. The poverty and unemployment problem will be solving through vocational skill training inputs and will become a successful entrepreneur. Manju joined an EDUCATR Jute bag diversified products Training programme. Now Manju produces a Jute bag of marketable quality which earns her decent livelihood.

How will this project solve this problem?

100 rural women / girls trained in 4 batches Modern dress making and embroidery 100 rural women / girls trained in 4 batches DTP computer operation 300 rural women / girls will be trained on 15 EDP Courses,

Potential Long Term Impact

The employable skiing training programme aims to improve the long – run economic status of women and their families through new business / self employment start. The project will be trained 500 rural women / girls on various skills.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $100

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $100 .  The original project funding goal was $23,350.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).



Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

R Velmurugan

Managing Trustee
Madurai District, Tamilnadu India

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