LIVELIHOOD

At UAPF, we firmly believe that the best way to empower local communities is by empowering people’s economic capacity and by generating self-sustainable livelihood options.


Goals for livelihoods


At UAPF, we firmly believe that, the best way to empower local communities, is by empowering people’s economic capacity and by generating self-sustainable livelihood options. To this end, we run a series of vocational training centers that allow people to become proficient in things that run 21st century India. These centers are either run solely by the foundation or in partnership with government and NGOs. The skills so far imparted are advance computer training, fashion designing, domestic wiring, home appliance repair, textile training in spinning, weaving and processing sector. In Maharashtra, the foundation had partnered with local NGO conduct state government affiliated MS-CIT course. Over 100 students were annually trained in advance computer skills until Dec 2016. At the Rajasthan center, 788 have picked up skills such as sewing and other hobby courses. The foundation has recently partnered with Maharashtra Sector Skill Development Society (MSSDS) to impart textile training to the youth at our factory, Morarjee Textiles Ltd, Nagpur.

The foundation has tied up with the Rajasthan Skill and Livelihood Development Corporation (RSLDC) to conduct various technical training for the youth in the state. By 2016 end over 500 youth have been skillfully trained and majority are either self employed or have been placed in various companies. Along with technical skills, the emphasis is also to groom the youth as responsible citizens and in this direction value education, personality development and communication sessions are conducted periodically.

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UAPF Partnership with Maharashtra State Skill Development Society to impart Textile training, Nagpur


UAPF has partnered with MSSDS to impart skill training for the youth in Butibori, Nagpur, Maharashtra. Under this partnership 70 youth have been trained in Morarjee Textiles Ltd (MTL) in spinning, weaving and processing sector. The youth have recently completed 500 hours of theoretical and practical training in the loom; they will complete the assessment soon and will be placed in various textile companies. The foundation is already exploring the possibilities of job placement in various textile companies In the same region. A special team of mobilisers and trainers has been recruited by the foundation to periodically counsel the youth and provide high quality training. The course material and shop floor training is provided regularly, their performance is also closely supervised by the foundation staff.

TRAINED STUDENT DETAILS OF 3 YEARS FROM 2012 - 2015

3

States

6

 Centers

4000+

Youth Trained

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