Women too should be allowed to study and work and should be made aware of their role in the support and safety of their family. A large section of women in India, both in rural and urban slums need to be educated and empowered.
As the first step, Yuva Vikas Samiti launched its first women empowerment programme at Basti Uttar Pradesh in Supported By indian development foundation A group of women were presented with tailoring machine and embroidery machine. Now the project has taken good shape and the trained women are able to make products which can help them to generate income for their livelihood.
YVS in its next step is going ahead in educating the women in urban slums,The programme is designed to suit the home-makers as it will help them to get acclimatized with their wards education.
- Soft skills/ mannerism/ nursing/ parenting/ basic etiquettes
- Work from home - To prepare food, chappatis, pickles, dry masala powder, stitching, embroidery, Incense (agarbatties), candle making etc.
- Health awareness and cleanliness drive for a hygienic living.
- English speaking course
- Financial literacy (bank related and savings)
- Social awareness
- Computer skills
YVS plans to take the women empowerment course to skills and villages in Basti uttar pradesh..