This project will educate, engage and empower young girls from Kannaginagar slum in the age bracket of 13 to 19 years coming from economically poor background in skills that will help them end up profitable and dependable grown-ups in their future.
Young girls live inside social structures such as families, schools, and community groups. By the time the girls attain puberty, they are either discouraged to to take further education or the parents start searching for a groom for their daughters. Making the girls self-reliant is a distant dream in Kannaginagar. Efforts will be made to educate and empower 100 young girls to become profitable and dependable grown-ups who will not only support themselves but also their families.
By educating, engaging and empowering young girls in vocational course on costume designing and dress making that will help them to be profitable and dependable grown-ups in their future.
* 100 young girls will be equipped with life skills and vocational skills. * Incidences of harassment, school dropouts, child labour and early marriages will be reduced. * Will be empowered to talk on issues related to rights of the girl children. * 100 young girls will be equipped with alternative livelihood skills that contribute to the family income. *At a young age they will be able to enjoy economic independence.