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
• Saath in collaboration with Bosch India Foundation and Shivia Microfinance, UK have started a 2-month training programme for the youth in 4 trades, i.e. Electrician, Carpentry, Masonry and Plumbing.
• To ensure that they truly benefit from the training, by being able to start work right after training, we provide the required tool kit.
• Therefore the youth who receive training can find work as service providers in their chosen trade immediately.
• Under this Nirman program, both theoretical and practical training are given to the students.
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