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 skill development programme 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 programme 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 lack of academic qualifications or formal training in any skill. It is a short-term training programme that includes the following:
Employed in excellent companies in organized sectors and slowly progressing towards better positions within the organization, Unnati students are playing a key role in supporting their families.
More than 12,500 young girls and boys have already been trained. Over 7,000 have been placed and have helped their families move from Below Poverty Line (BPL) to Above Poverty Line (APL) status.
Most of these youngsters have been successfully integrated in the hospitality or retail sectors across Mumbai and receive an average salary Rs. 10,000 per month.
Unnati has a strong alumni association that keeps visiting our centres to motivate new aspirants.