Ensure a job for a poor youth by reimbursing half the costs of vocational training in an area of his/her interest, INR 4900
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Unnati, an initiative from SGBS Trust, is a free vocational training program aimed at enabling and empowering youngsters from families below the poverty line. Unnati's motto, "learn, earn, stand tall" is aimed not only to enable the underprivileged sector of the society to become "employable" and engage in a gainful job, but also to transform them in to responsible citizens for the country.

How It Works

• This 50- day program equips unemployed youth (18 years & above) with vocational skills and life-skills and ensures employment with reputed organizations at the end of the training program.
• The program not only trains them in their vocation but also works on their English communication skills, life skills and computer literacy.
• Special attention is given to inculcate personal and community values in the youth.
• The aim is also to bring in dignity of labor and gain self-respect.
• Unnati has partnered with like-minded NGOs at Mysore, Sirsi, Pune, Ulhasnagar and Ahmedabad.
• These centres have also been able to provide 100% placements to the youths post training. • Candidates are interviewed and counseled; based on their aptitude and interest, a vocation is selected.
• The entire program is provided free of cost including training, lodging, food and transportation.
• Unnati students secure a job at the end of the 50 -day training program with a minimum average starting pay of Rs.6, 000 per month.
• Through its Vision 2020, Unnati will touch the lives of 1 million youth across India and help them and their families cross the poverty line by pursuing a career.
• Students are also provided with food, stay and training with a minimal fee affordable by them for the skill selected.

The Statistics

• Headquartered in Bangalore in a 22,000 sqft state-of-the-art facility, Unnati has impacted the lives of more than 1,500 youth till date.
• Currently, the training is offered in 9 chosen vocations namely retail sales, field sales, guest care (hotels), guest care (offices), industrial tailoring, Industrial painting, data entry (for BPO), security services and car driving.
• Till March 2014, 42 batches of training have been conducted in Bangalore and close to 3100+ students have successfully completed the training, and employed with reputed companies.

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Salary expenses 3965.00
Facility maintenance 383.00
Training Materials 164.00
Electricity, water, telephone and internet charges 388.00
Unit Price 4900
Quantity
Total 4900
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Bringing Change into Life of the Family
Raja has just completed the Grade 10 and couldnt get placed in any decent jobs due to lack of skills. The family of 5 members had less than Rs. 15000 as annual income
Raja learnt of the Unnati training and joined our 1st batch. He joined Food World (retail chain stores) with a salary of Rs 2500 + per month. He consistently showed good performance and was promoted to Assistant Manager. Presently he is working with Pantalon group, Brand Factory as Departmental Manager earning Rs 22000 (per month)The family income has gone up almost 20 fold after the Unnati training within a span of 4 years
Overall standard of living of the family improved considerably. The self esteem and the confidence of the youth was improved.

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