Home CATEGORIES Education and Skill Training 5 Organizations that Powered the Social Service Sector in 2020
Covid-19 has posed an unprecedented challenge to the economy, from donations for PM CARES funds to donations of masks and essentials, corporates have done it all. To fight hunger and unemployment, several organizations came forward to help the impoverished youth get back on track. Here are a few organizations that inspired and empowered the social service sector during 2020:
PanIIT Alumni Foundation, the Nation Building arm of Pan IIT Alumni, runs skill development programmes for the underprivileged youth. PanIIT’s vocational training programmes aim for the betterment of incomes and livelihood of the undeserved. Through their short-term skill training models, they’ve helped such people to get placed in blue-collar jobs during the pandemic.
2. Plan India
Plan India is organization working increasing employability of youth by offering them relevant and market appropriate skills. The trainees can pursue entry-level jobs in different sectors as customer care executives, general duty assistants, etc. The organization will also be working with secondary school children, particularly girls and young women, by providing impact group access to career counseling and decent employment opportunities.
Unnati concentrates on youth empowerment for unemployed and economically backward students, helping them to get vocational training with a certification. The social transformation training programme is spread over a period of 50 days and has been specially designed for students between the age of 18-25. Unnati trains such individuals in life skill values, spoken English, computers, and core vocation.
An initiative of the Delhi police, Yuva aims to connect with youth in the age group of 17 to 25 years, especially school dropouts, juvenile offenders, and crime victims to help them choose a skillset or profession to continue their lives effectively. The Delhi Police has tied up with NSDC for providing mass jobs linked skill training for the selected youth and help them select the skillset according to their qualification and interest.
5. bmSAY Foundation
Started by a husband-wife duo, bmSAY is enabling underprivileged youth to obtain jobs through academic and skill development programmes in carpentry, plumbing, candle making, and stitching. Along with training, bmSAY is also providing them with the necessary resources to set up a business. The organization believes in empowering people to be self-sustainable in the long run.
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