This project will rehabilitate 370 discharged prisoners by training them in income-generation skills to enable them to have a decent livelihood. Guidance will be given to prepare them for the future.
Discharged prisoners (DPs) are amongst the most vulnerable to domestic, social, institutional exclusion and isolation. Hence their rehabilitation includes a package of preparing them through counseling ; Imparting skills required; to motivate them to take up self-employment opportunities. 370 to be DPs from the Trichy Central Prison will be trained in Hospitality industry, tailoring, vermicompost, soap, cleaning powder, sambrani, candle making, kundan work, screen printing and poly bag nursery.
• Counseling the to be discharged prisoners individually and in a group to prepare them for the future.
• Motivation to the to be discharged prisoners.
• Training the to be discharged prisoners in an income generation skill.
Training the to be discharged prisoners will help in creating confidence and courage to face the community besides providing an opportunity to find a livelihood option. Engaging them in income earning activities reduces the return rate in prison.
The tailoring training given by the organisation has helped me to start a small venture once i was discharged from the Prison. Now I have an avenue to earn my living and got acceptance from community. - Rani, Beneficiary
Total Funding Received to Date: $4,378
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $5,571
Total Funding Goal: $9,950
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).
Chief Administrative Officer