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Deeksha Saheli Project

Reach out to the under priveledged urban women & empower them to improve quality of life.

Completed
Funded by Rotary Grant




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Detailed description

Rotary Club of Jamshedpur West is reaching out to the under priveledged urban young girls and adults women, living in the 3 bustees that they have identified. Here young girls do not go to school and women work as house maids. and earn minimum wages and struggle to support their families. R C of Jamshedpur West are undertaking 3 projects - 1) schooling for the girl child and education sponsorship 2) functional literacy course for adult women 3) Vocational training for the girls and women to develop skills in food processing, tailoring and computer proficiency to get suitably employement or start a self help group ( SHG) and sell their products and increase their own and household income and improve their quality of life. As on date : # Girl child pre school - 65 # Girl child education support - 51 # Adult women functional literacy program - 40 per month # Vocational training for women - 25 per month Efforts are on to reach out more and have a deeper impact !

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Community, Community economic development

India

10 July 2012

30 June 2015

Rtn. Pratim Banerjee, Jamshedpur West | contact

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PROJECT PHOTOS AND VIDEOS

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    Rtn. Pratim Banerjee
    Women undergoing functional literacy program of 3 months
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    Rtn. Pratim Banerjee
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    Rtn. Pratim Banerjee
    Women learning basic computer skills
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    Rtn. Pratim Banerjee
    Women learning to make food products that have demand

Engagement Tracker

Total volunteer hours
350
Hours
Number of volunteers
15
People
Total cash contributions
2,000
USD
Total in-kind contributions
1,500
USD