Support for Skill Development
Project Year: 2015-16
Focus Area: Education
Location: Pune, Nagpur, Goa and Hyderabad
Implementing Partner: Krantijyoti, Swaroopwardhinee, Sambhav Foundation, Yashaswi
Skill development program has been one of Persistent Foundation’s key work areas since the beginning and it has scaled over the years. It started with a small project in Yerawada implemented by an NGO, reaching out to 90 women in a year for short-term courses. Persistent Foundation has helped train 697 individuals till 2015-16 under various courses like nursing, beautician training, plumber, electrician, data entry operators, etc. Placement ratio is 70%.