Sponsor a three-month vocational training for a poor youth at our Vagra centre, INR 700
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Gram Vikas Trust (GVT) is a National Level Organization established by the Krishak Bharti Cooperative Limited (KRIBHCO) with the support of Government of India and Department for International Development (DFID), UK. GVT was started as a division of KRIBHCO to look after Eastern India Rainfed Projects (EIRFP) and Western India Rainfed Projects (WIRFP) in some states by forming several clusters in tribal areas for the upliftment of the tribals. However, with the passage of time, from 2010 onwards, GVT not only diversified its activities, but also its geographical presence. It started some new initiatives and activities in line with its mission and vision like undertaking skill development of rural youth in various trades, having good job opportunities in business houses, agri-business, market linkages to rural handicraft artisans etc.

The Basics

Gram Vikas Trust (GVT) firmly believes in the concept of a second chance. Every individual deserves a second chance to grow and improvise on their past. To provide another chance to all those seeking to let go their past and strive for a better future, GVT has developed various projects. These projects cater to a variety of individuals, whether rural or urban or school dropouts.

How It Works

• Gram Vikas Trust focuses on school dropouts residing in slums & rural areas who are in need of vocational training in order to upgrade their present and look forward to a better future.
• From the main Vocational Training Centre at Bharuch, the project has now grown and includes a couple of centres and camp projects across the villages.
• The timing of the training class is 10.00 am to 1.00 pm for the morning batch and 1.30 to 4.30 pm for the afternoon batch.
• Training is conducted everyday from Monday to Saturday.
• Trainees will get the certificate after completion of the training course.
• The rural youth will get vocational training in the following trades:
• Basic Computer
• Tailoring - Basic / Advance
• Beautician – Basic/Advance
Statistics

• 2 – Number of Vocational Training Centres run by GVT
• 3 hours – Duration of the training class each day
• 3 months – Duration of the training course
• 16-30 – Age-group of the trainees
• 20 – Number of trainees in one batch

Donation Option Break-up cost in INR
Trainer costs 290.00
Rent 260.00
Overheads & Admin costs 150.00
Unit Price 700
Quantity
Total 700
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Vocational skill changes a Life completely
Girish Gohil of Goladra village completed his graduation in the year 2010-11. After completion of his graduation he is unable to get a job was simply whiling away his time not knowing what to do and how to get a job. He was completely frustrated that in spite of being a graduate he could not support his family
One day, he came to know about the vocational training centre of Gram Vikas Trust through an awareness workshop in his village. The Basic computer course seemed interesting and hence he enrolled for this 3-month training. He worked really hard and also started participating in computer awareness activities of the centre.
After completing the course, he enrolled himself in the placement cell of the centre. He learnt of a vacancy in ABG Shipyard and sent his application. He went for the interview and got selected. Today he feels so proud of having joined the vocational centre. It has changed his life completely.

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