This project provides vocational training to 100 hearing impaired (deaf) students from economically weak and marginalized sections of the society in India to make them financially independent
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
There are 11 million hearing impaired persons in India. Unemployment is a huge issue in India. Physical disability adds to lack of opportunity. There is a huge dearth of institutes providing education and vocational training to the hearing impaired.The result: Persons with hearing impairment find it difficult to find gainful employment. These students are from economically weaker sections of the Indian society. The project will train them to become more employable and economically independent
How will this project solve this problem?
This course aims at equipping the deaf students with life-skills and basic professional tools which will help them secure jobs and aid their productive participation in society.
Potential Long Term Impact
The project will provide vocational training to 100 hearing impaired students from weak and marginalised sections for them to become more employable. It is estimated that after a course of this nature 60% of the batch will secure jobs.
Total Funding Received to Date: $33
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 $33 . The original project funding goal was $17,312.