Livelihood

Despite the country's economic advances, India remains home to the largest number of poor in the world, with a third of the population living with less than 1.25$ per day. United Ways across India work to empower marginalised people become financially independant.

 

EMPLOYABILITY OF DIFFERENTLY ABLED PEOPLE

Vocational training for the Physically Challenged (Chennai)
Identify, train and place physically challenged people in corporates. Training includes for instance the use of sign language to train hearing impaired people, soft-skills training, on-the-job trainings and interaction with industry experts. Learn more.
 

Self-employment (Baroda)
Provide tools and equipment to physically challenged people to ensure successful self-employment, such as closed hand carts, ophen hand carts, sewing machines, ices boxes, mobile repairing kits, etc. 

 
WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Pehal (Delhi)
Provide literacy training for women from migrant families inhabiting slum clusters in Chakarpur village to enable them to do basic calculations, write their names and addresses and access government welfare services. Learn more.

Swavlamban (Delhi)
Uplift the status of women in society by providing 200 beneficiairies viable livelihood options through vocational trainings in the fields of computer literacy, stitching, tailoring and professional driver training. 

Beauty Care Training for Vulnerable Women (Baroda)
40 vulnerable adolescent girls and women trained on Beauty care to become self-dependant. Training included threading, waxing, hair cutting, pedicure, manicure and skincare based on interest. 

Livelihood Generation for Youth (Baroda)
81 vulnerable youth trained on computers, mobile repairing, tailoring and in English. The training helped 20 youth currently working in provate corporates and self dependent, while a few others are self employed.