Bring livelihoods to 150,000 rural youth in India

by Anudip Foundation for Social Welfare Vetted since 2012 Site Visit Verified

Summary

As of June 30, 2018, Anudip has provided livelihood skills training to more than 85,000 marginalized youth and women. Training is provided to our students in English comprehension, digital and financial literacy and a 15+ IT and internet based courses at 80+ rural and semi-urban centers in India. Over 75% of our graduates have been placed in jobs through agreements with local employers. Anudip also provides low-cost, low-weight, customized 3D-printed prosthetics to needy amputees.

$50,000
total goal
$34,149
remaining
75
donors
2
monthly donors
6
years

Challenge

India's impressive GDP growth has now reached 650 million people who continue to live in poverty. Over 100 million educated but unemployed rural youth and women in India are unable to secure jobs for economical or traditional reasons and the absence of employable skills. This has led to widespread social evils such as crime, drugs, and insurgency as the hunger for opportunity is vast while needs and dreams are unmet.

Solution

(1) Skills Training, emphasizing rapid immersion in computer skills, job readiness and spoken English for rural youth, women and minorities (2) Job placement services for this large pool of skilled and low-cost workers

Long-Term Impact

Anudip's programs have reversed urban migration, brought modern services to rural communities and provided minorities, especially women, with a voice in their lives

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.anudip.org
Anudip Foundation

Organization Information

Anudip Foundation for Social Welfare

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal - India
Website: http:/​/​www.anudip.org
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Dipak Basu
Kolkata, West Bengal India
$15,851 raised of $50,000 goal
 
280 donations
$34,149 to go
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