SAATH (Initiatives for Equity in Development) has facilitated participatory processes that improve the quality of life for the urban and rural poor since 1989. Its single-stop, integrated services reach over 100,000 slum dwellers and youth in Ahmedabad, and many more in Gujarat and Rajasthan.
How It Works
• The programme aims to reach people between the ages of 18-35 years to enable them to gain access to opportunities for sustainable livelihoods and growth in the new emerging economy. • Courses such as training to work in Beauty Parlours, Information Technology -enabled services, Bedside Patient Assistance, Customer Relation in Sales, Retail Management, Computer Hardware, Tally Accounting Software etc. are run. • Additional sessions in Basic English, Life Skills and Work Readiness are provided to the trainees along with their chosen course. • Currently, the NGO runs 15 centres running different courses in 6 cities (Ahmedabad, Surat, Rajkot, Baroda, Nadiad and Gandhinagar) across Gujarat.
• The NGO also places some of them in the industry after successful completion of the training program
|Donation Option||Break-up cost in INR|
|Salary to Trainers, counsellor & placement staff||670.00|
|Salary to project head and coordinator||285.00|
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