Yuva Parivartan Vol. 4, September 2012


Dear friends,

On the occasion of our 65th Independence Day, I thought it might be useful to reflect on the hopes, aspirations and prospects of the 300 Million disadvantaged youth who have not completed school. They form over 80% of the youth in our country and their number is greater than the population of most countries in the world.  These youth come from poor backgrounds, from the labour class, who generally “live for the day”.  They get a meal if the earning member has worked that day, else, go hungry.  If they get a bonus or higher wage, they use it at once on food, clothing and entertainment.  If they fall ill or have a marriage in the house, they mortgage their belongings – either jewellery or property to a money lender and are perpetually in debt. There is no insurance,.........Read More

 


Mr. Kishor Kher, President and Trustee of Yuva Parivartan left his corporate life as the Head of an American MNC in India to follow his dreams of social service.

He is here to share his thoughts, values, learnings and experiences with all of us. Keep updated with his personal blog
http://kishorkher.wordpress.com


 Independence Day Celebrations across various LDCs
A student receiving certificate on successful completion of training at Kandivali LDC Show pieces out of waste material made by students during 'Best from Waste Competition' Independence day celebrations Fancy Dress Competition for Children Cultural performances by students

J.P Rai's visit to KSWA
On August 3rd, Mr. J.P. Rai, the Executive Director of the National Council on Skill Development (NCSD),which advises the PMO, visited Kherwadi Social Welfare Association.  NCSD is the premier advisory body in the country that develops
a strategy for skill development, maps the gaps in the area of skill development and builds strategies to address the skill deficit. The council promotes greater use of Information Communications Technology in the area of skill development. Mr. Rai visited KSWA to understand our training delivery model .......Read More
Success Stories
Tahera and Sogra
Two sisters, Tahera Khatoon and Sogra Khatoon recall how by joining a mobile project organized by Yuva Parvartan in 2011 at Siwan, in Bihar changed their lives. Living a life of abject poverty, they were desperately looking for means and ways that can help them earn their livelihood. Hearing about the project,.....Read More
Laxmi Shahaji Aagale

A mother of two, Laxmi Shahaji Aagale wanted her children to get the best education. Inspite of her poor financial condition, she dreamt of getting her children admitted to the best school in the locality. With her basic tailoring knowledge, she wasn't able to contribute much towards her family financially. KSWA's Entrepreneurship Development Programme, sponsored by Tata Communications helped her learn candle making, jewellery designing.........Read More


Yuva Parivartan's venture in U.P.
Yuva Parivartan has ventured into some of the remote areas of Uttar Pradesh to make a difference to the lives of the deprived youth. Among other courses, specialized courses on retail sales and hospitality were provided. Around 50 students have completed the course successfully out of which 16 students have already been placed in companies like Godrej and other retail outlets with a salary between 4500-5000.....Read More

Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award

Dr. R.A. Mashelkar’s mother, Anjani Mashelkar raised him against all the difficulties of poverty and struggle. A woman of courage and dignity, she was all along concerned about the poor old people and always wanted him to do something about them.

This wish was fulfilled by ‘Anjani Mashelkar Inclusive Innovation Award’, an annual award with a reward money of Rs.1 Lac given to an Indian innovator (individuals/organisation) for coming up with breakthrough ideas that will solve the problems of the old- especially who are economically disadvantaged- hence Inclusive Innovation!


'Yuva Parivartan' is the largest N.G.O working in livelihoods for underprivileged youth!! To know more about us logon to www.yuvaparivartan.org
 

Through years of working on the ground, we have realized that the problem with the school dropouts from underprivileged families is not only economic poverty but social poverty. By social poverty, we mean the absence of social support systems and the socio cultural atmosphere that positively impacts school dropouts to improving themselves. We at Yuva Parivartan have developed a model and identified 4 areas of work, which form the 4 pillars of the Yuva Parivartan model. You can forward this email to a friend. If you do not wish to receive future emails, or if you have received this message in error, please accept our apologies and simply click UNSUBSCRIBE to unsubscribe.

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