Vocational Skills to Empower Underprivileged Boys

by Calcutta Rescue
Vocational Skills to Empower Underprivileged Boys
Vocational Skills to Empower Underprivileged Boys
Vocational Skills to Empower Underprivileged Boys
Vocational Skills to Empower Underprivileged Boys

Summary

Since 1991, CR is supporting hundreds of vulnerable slum children of Kolkata through educational programme. Apart from imparting education it emphasizes holistic development of its students, who enter the centres at a tender age of 4 and are supported till their youth stage when they are able to earn a living for themselves. Vocational training is an important component of CR's holistic education. Youth students put into various vocation stream to get employment opportunities with earned skills.

$21,700
total goal
$21,680
remaining
1
donor
0
monthly donors
7
months

Challenge

India's youth faces serious problems of unemployment and underemployment. The causes include dropping out of school, need to support family at an early age, a lack of information on the job market, and, most importantly, not possessing the basic skills required by employers today. Many youth engage in daily wage work unaware of the opportunities available to them. Slums are characterized by hard core poverty and as a result youths are very vulnerable as they are not opt any professional skill.

Solution

Vocational skill trainings will help each of the student to earn a dependable livelihood and finally break the cycle of poverty. Through these training courses, they will start learning to communicate, work in teams and accomplish projects. Healthy peer interaction and a positive environment of learning infused such confidence in them for winning over the challenges in their life. Their success serves as an inspiration to others and helping the needy to get a platform to present their caliber.

Long-Term Impact

This project will provide basic vocational training to underprivileged boys to increase their chances of employability and to instill positive life skills such as entrepreneurship, professionalism, discipline, and teamwork amongst them and ultimately reduce their poverty level. This intervention will increase confidence, employability, probability of employment and earning efficiency of the vulnerable slum population.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).

Resources

Organization Information

Calcutta Rescue

Location: Kolkata, West Bengal - India
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @CalcuttaRescue
Project Leader:
Payel Saha Podder
Kolkata , West Bengal India
$20 raised of $21,700 goal
 
1 donations
$21,680 to go
Donate Now
lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Calcutta Rescue has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Get incredible stories, promotions, and matching offers in your inbox

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.