Livelihood Training Programme

(Since 2009)

Jeevan Asha Community centers were set up to provide vocational skills training to the women and unemployed youth in the rural areas to earn their livelihood and become financially independent. As a result of the skilling programme, they not only become adept and proficient at multiple skills required for employment, but also get a chance to follow their entrepreneurial pursuits. They become much more self-confident, learn money management and marketing, and are assisted in building their network and market linkages to start their own local businesses.


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Components of the Livelihood Training Programme

Sewing & Tailoring Courses

Courses ranging from 3 months to 6 months are conducted where our trainees are provided basic and advanced academic and practical training. This training equips them with the necessary skills in tailoring and sewing activities like taking measurements, cutting, and stitching different patterns of garments. Entrepreneurship qualities are developed among trainees so that they are able to initiate small scale activities or can participate with groups of small traders.

Beautician Courses

Courses ranging from 10 days to 3 months are available in order to equip our trainees with basic as well as advanced skills. Our training programme ensures trainees can get placements in modern-day salons. At the end of every course, each trainee is given a start-up kit and is provided entrepreneurship guidance to set up their own business.

Computer Training Courses

Maharashtra State Certificate in Information Technology (MS – CIT), Tally, typing, and hardware & networking training are the major computer training courses offered to the youth under this programme to make them technologically proficient. This has opened multiple career options for our trainees who can now earn a steady income due to their knowledge of computers and their usage.

Agriculture Training

The training covers both theory and practical sessions and gives extensive knowledge about different types of soil, fertilizers, pesticides, irrigation systems, flowering crops, fruit bearing plants, etc. The training also focuses on landscaping & gardening which are lucrative businesses and are in high demand today.

Mobile Repairing Course

This 3-month course offers a great opportunity for the youth to make a living as the number of mobile users keeps increasing day by day. The trainees get theoretical and practical learning in hardware and software troubleshooting. This course also enables them to open their own mobile repair shops.

Bike repairing course

This 3-month course offers both theoretical and practical exposure to the students in understanding the mechanics of bike servicing. The course offers the trainees an understanding about the parts of the bike, engine servicing and maintenance. Trainees are taken to visit automobile service centers to understand the processes learned during their training.

Journalism Course

This course offers an excellent career opportunity to our trainees in the field of journalism through training in print media, reporting, and exposure visits to local media houses.

Jewellery making

This 15-day training programme provides trainees to learn tools and techniques of making different kinds of jewelry. Under the guidance of expert mentors, they also get knowledge of contemporary designs which are saleable. The jewelry made by the trainees get displayed at various events and exhibitions which gives them an earning opportunity.

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