The proposed project aims to work in the legal framework of Indian Act to ensure all young people with disabilities have access right skills and in turn decent employment, quality life and independence. As per our past experience, it shows less than 10% of population is gainfully employed. Hence the focus of this project to drive unattended young. The goal of this project is "To ensure livelihood opportunity for 300 young people with disabilities annually".
Government of India has passed a new Act named as Rights of Persons with Dis ability 2016. This Act promises to ensure non discrimination, diversity, equal opportunity, accessibility and respecting the capacities of PWD's The PWD's that we have selected are economically poor and subject to exploitation. The young population has no access to information, vocational skills and livelihood opportunities, Most of them are engaged either in low paying jobs or exploited within the community.
Train the 450 youths with disabilities in vocational skills which leads to livelihood opportunities'. Ensure 70% of trained youth with disabilities to be employed in mainstream jobs or take up self-employment. Jobs with monthly income between Rs 8000 to Rs 10000 . The intervention expands to include confidence building and empowerment within family, so far unseen.
Economic independence leading to decision making Greater inclusion and appreciation of the abilities of people with disability. Creates hope and aspiration among a large population of young disabled to earn and live independently "Dignity" within their communities Increased skilled labor made available Drive towards a significantly higher earning