The Horizon and Beyond!

Yuva Parivartan, an NGO which aims to empower and develop the youth into a fruitful resource for the nation, has been taking giant strides in this direction in the last few years. With commendable achievements to its credit, Yuva Parivartan prides itself on reforming the lives of many school dropouts, both male and female. They have achieved this through their vocational training centres, providing training in various skills to enable youth to become economically independent through self employment.

At ‘Kshitij-Go Beyond’,the recently concluded fifth Annual Conference of Yuva Parivartan held in Vasai from 28th to 31st March 2012, they re-iterated this commitment, flagging off their new campaign of ‘Orbit Change’. Through this they aim to spread their network to fifteen provinces of India and train over four lakh youth.

Over three hundred members of the organisation from all over the country came together at this conference which was inaugurated by Mr. Babu Joseph, Director and CEO of Axis Bank Foundation.

At the event, Mr Kishor Kher laid emphasis on renewed energy and commitment by members stating, “The mammoth task is ahead and YP must accept the challenges to achieve the goal that will position us as the largest NGO in the country working in the field of skill development”. The two day event included evaluation of performances of the members and working out detailed strategies for the future.Yuva Parivartan has achieved a milestone by providing skill development training to one lakh underprivileged youth in the year 2011-12.

Know more about us at http://www.yuvaparivartan.org

It is never too late for anything!

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending”
– Mary Robinson.

Life has never been the same for Mrs. Satyavati Jinna, after Yuva Parivartan came into her life. A resident of Ghatkopar, Mumbai, Satyavati was a trained and experienced beautician before she got married. She continued working post marriage but did not earn more than Rs. 500 to Rs. 700 a month. She felt that she was lacked certain skills, which prevented her from earning more.

It was only when she came to know about Yuva Parivartan’s Entrepreneurship Development Programme that her life took a turn for the better. She enrolled into the programme, where she improved her skills as a beautician with modern techniques. She also learnt how to set up her business in a professional manner. Aided by all this, Satyavati now earns a handsome Rs. 5000 to Rs. 7000 per month.

Yuva Parivartan believes in empowering the youth for a better tomorrow. We work hard to uplift the socio-economic status of the not so educated, school dropouts who find it difficult to make a living for themselves. Women can also make a significant contribution towards their family incomes and create a better life for their families.

Come forward, join us and help us lead the country into a brighter future! For more on our activities logon to http://www.yuvaparivartan.org

Make a difference with a new avenue!

Yuva Parivartan has been striving to uplift the lives of the unfortunate and underprivileged by through several training programs. These training programs have helped several youth to become economically independent and create a better life for themselves and their families. Through our partnerships with several corporate houses, we have ensured that the students are ably employed.
 
One of our most recent training programs is a pilot project on ‘Hospitality’ in collaboration with Youth Career Initiative (YCI), a UK based NGO. Along with YCI we are joining hands with the leading specialty five star hotels of Mumbai like The Four Seasons-Worli, Renaissance-Powai, Courtyard Marriot-Andheri East, JW Marriot-Juhu, The Park-Belapur CBD, Hyatt Regency-Airport Road and Trident-Bandra Kurla Complex. These hotels have been selected as the venues for training school dropouts in the age group of 18-24 and who are minimum 8th passed.
 
The training is spread over six months, for six days a week & eight hours a day which would include 40% classroom & 60% practical sessions.

Training will be in different aspects of hospitality like kitchen, room service, housekeeping, restaurant, bar etc. As an incentive, the training will not only be free of cost but the students will also be given a stipend of Rs. 2000 per month along with free meals. Students will receive International Certification in collaboration with YCI, hotels & Kherwadi Social Welfare Association (KSWA). 

After the training, the students are assured of jobs either in the same hotel or any other hotel or establishment with the support of KSWA and a starting salary of at least Rs. 6000.

Please spread the word around and reach us by mail on placements@yuvaparivartan.org

Help Me Help You!

A woman is like a tea bag: you cannot tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

A woman is a powerhouse of talent, strength and hard work. One single empowered woman can be a turnaround story for her entire family. For the less fortunate and under-privileged families, which are dependent on a single income source, equipping the ladies in the house so that they can earn too, can give a big boost to the country’s economy. Yuva Parivartan, which focuses on youth empowerment, has several courses empowering women to help achieve financial independence. 

Mrs. Kavita Prakash Kedari, a resident of Ghatkopar stitched blouses and did fall biding to earn a living. Kavita earned a meager Rs. 400-500 pm which was insufficient to meet her family’s needs. It was only when Yuva Parivartan came to her aid that she could reach where she is today.
Kavita enrolled into our Entrepreneurship Development Programme which helped her in developing not only her stitching skills, but also how to take her business to higher levels. The course gave her knowledge about various bank policies and schemes that would help her start her own business. The courses also taught her new techniques and designs for blouses which helped her enhance her creativity. With the help of all this, she is now able to earn Rs, 4,000-5,000 p.m. and has significantly imrpoved her financial status. 

We work with 1000’s of women like Kavita, aiding them with necessary skills and resources to help improve their condition and have a secure future!

Hard work for a better tomorrow!

Mrs.Umavati Ganesh Doke of Ghatkopar comes from a joint family and was a helpless witness to her family’s dwindling resources. She always wanted to start something of her own, she had completed her training as a beautician but was not able to take a business initiative due to her family responsibilities and lack of knowledge. After joining Yuva Parivartan’s Entrepreneurship Development Programme, her life changed completely. It was through this programme that she came to know how to apply for loan, various bank policies, how to start her own business, how to interact with customers and expand the business etc. 
She now runs her own beauty parlour whereby she earns her livelihood and additional income to support her family.

Umavati Doke’s example is one of the many that Yuva Privartan has to its credit. We aid young people with skills and necessary guidance so that they are self reliant and economically independent. 

Our success rests on four pillars, the first being vocational training, wherein the youth are trained in different fields like Electrical Wireman, Multi skill Technician, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration, Motor Mechanic, Motor Driving, Tailoring & Fashion Designing, Beautician, Mehendi, Nursing, English Speaking & Life skills, Basic Computers, Retailing, Entrepreneurship, Cell phones repairs & domestic appliances repair, etc. The second pillar is developing leadership skills amongst the youth to address and solve community problems. The third is placement of the trained youth and the fourth is association with big corporate houses who participate as major share and stake holders.

To know more about our activities and projects logon to www.yuvaparivartan.org

The hand that rock the cradles, rules the world!

We are all aware that India stands on the brink of emerging as one of the most powerful economies of the world. The country is surging ahead leaps and bounds in every aspect. In terms of women empowerment, India has come a long way, but still has miles to go. Women form the foundation of any society and play an important part in the economic development of the country.

A sizeable number of India’s population is below the poverty line which also includes women. Many of these migrate to cities in search of employment. These women, due to their lack of qualifications have no option but to work as domestic help. As domestic help, these women are often overworked and underpaid. Some of them are also subject to physical and sexual abuse.

Yuva Parivartan works for the welfare of such women so that they can become financially and economically independent. Our entrepreneurship development programs help women in acquiring skills for livelihood, and also guides them in getting started with their own business. Our programs train women in candle making, paper bag making, perfume making, among others. We also offer basic and advanced beautician courses. We have several success stories to our credit.

For a list of our success stories and to know more about us log on to http://www.yuvaparivartan.org