The majority of the beneficiaries of Vidyanikethan are of special relevance is the fact that all the beneficiaries are women. The socio-economic background of the beneficiaries is such that most of them belong to the informal sector working class. However, there is a gradual shift in the mind-set of the present generation, where there is emphasis for economic self-reliance through sustainable livelihoods and for continued education for the children.
Project Objective :
- To provide opportunities for inclusive development for women that will benefit at an individual level, family level and the social level
- To provide opportunities to women to supplement their family income through training in income friendly skills
Target Group / No. of Beneficiaries :
Women & Adolescents from low income families for 50 beneficiaries training for 6 months.
Summary of the project :
Vidyanikethan makes efforts to provide gender friendly and income friendly trainings for the communities it works for, and particularly for women. As part of this effort, it is constantly identifying those courses which will be both interesting for women and also support them in earning.
Vocational Skills Training Programs for the economically disadvantaged women to empower them for the livelihood opportunities. As part of our regular activities in rural areas we coordinate with the destitute women and poor adolescent girls for the conducting of basic tailoring courses for their livelihoods. As per their desire we have conducted tailoring courses for them in Mugulur Village, Sarjapur, Anekal Taluk of Bangalore District, Karnataka.