Imparts life skill and vocational training to youth who have dropped out of formal education. This intervention places students in the hospitality, retail, beauty care, and banking industry.
Unnati is a short-term livelihood program meant for the unemployed urban youth between the ages of 18-25 years, from underprivileged families, who have dropped out of formal education. The per capita income of these families is less than Rs. 2,500 per month.
The program aims to support these individuals to become contributing members of their community, thus helping their families rise above the vicious circle of poverty.
Unnati reaches out to all those youngsters who miss employment opportunities due to a lack of academic qualifications or formal training. The 55-day training program anchor several domains like Building technical skills, Hospitality, Retail, Customer Relations, Basic IT, Sales, Banking Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Beauty and more.
The training anchors on the following outreaches: Domain-specific training, building soft skills, communicative English, personality development, life skills.
More than 12,500 young girls and boys have already been trained. 7,695 have been placed and helped their families move out of poverty. Most of these youngsters have been successfully integrated into the hospitality or retail sectors across Mumbai and receive an average salary exceeding Rs. 10,000 per month.
Unnati has a strong alumni association that keeps visiting our centres to motivate new aspirants.