Mera Parivar

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Skill Project ( Training Programme & Job Placement )- 200 Youth
· Mera Parivar has opened two youth centers in Rajiv Nagar and Ashok Vihar (Gurgaon) offering comprehensive skill-development programs and vocational training opportunities. Youth follow classes on Computer basics, Retail Management, Office management, Career Guidance, Personality Development, Interview facing and English speaking.

· Target group : youth who are socially , economically and politically backward and do not have the opportunity to learn and grow (age group : 18 to 25.

· While attending the course, students become more attentive and motivated, gain confidence and improve their English, gaining the skills necessary to find a good job.

· 75% Job placements after training

Women Empowerment Programme- 300 women

· 6-months program aiming at empowering women with few financial resources and in situations of isolation and a lack of liberty, in order to open up new opportunities for them in the labour market.

· Classes take place everyday in Mera Parivar’s center in Rajiv Nagar (Gurgaon).

· SEWING : students learn how to use the sewing machine, to stitch simple designed clothes(stitched kurti, blouse, pants kamis, skirts, petticoat) and bags.

· BEAUTY COURSE : building on knowledge the women already have, they perfect their skills in waxing, pedicure, manicure, haircutting, make-up and hair-styling. Based on practical learning, the women hold a beauty parlor where clients from the local community come to have. Besides the other regular practices, they have hair coloring, facial wash and even bridal make-up at the final stage. At the end of the training, women are ready to get a job in a beauty parlor.

· MAHILA MANDAL : self help groupsto ​empower women in the community

· ADULT LITERACY CLASS to give basic knowledge of reading and writing to illiterate women. Every afternoon, women learn how to count figures, basic mathematics, and most importantly, how to write their names and read a few words.

Website

http://www.meraparivar.org

Year established

2006

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

500,000 - 1 million

Participant in relevant networks

Local Charity from India Naya Nagar Spain

Further information


About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Standards and guidelines development; Provision of services...show all (3)

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: India

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Education and training; Job creation and enterprise...show all (3)