Collaborating to create a better future for slum kids

Yuva Parivartan along with YCI (Youth Career Initiative) project  successfully mobilized, trained and placed 34 underprivileged young students from slums around Mumbai, in the hospitality industry.

Students with the hotel training staff, dignitaries and organisers

In the picture : Students with the hotel training staff, dignitaries and organisers

The convocation ceremony for these students was held on March 22nd 2014 at the Four Seasons Hotel, one of the nine 5 star hotels participating in this program. Dignitaries from other participating hotels – Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Residency, Courtyard by Marriott, JW Marriott, Holiday Inn, Renaissance, Trident and Westin were also present at this event.

The journey began last year when Yuva Parivartan and YCI project collaborated with the objective of offering the less educated and deprived youth in Mumbai, the golden opportunity of getting trained and placed in the prestigious hospitality industry of Mumbai and Delhi. Yuva Parivartan with its presence across the city’s slums was successful in mobilizing more than 400 under privileged and deprived youth for the training program.

After going through a six month training schedule designed by YCI in collaboration with the leading 5 star establishments in Mumbai; the second batch of students has successfully completed the training and are placed across esteemed establishments across the city.

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