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U-Live

Vision & HISTORY.

Janvikas pedaled the journey with a twin objective of development of youth from marginalized community and promoting the culture of conflict transformation among the youth from diverse backgrounds. During this journey Janvikas realized the prevalent unemployment among the youth and created U-Live to capacitate youth belonging to marginalized communities to be employable.

Vision

To contribute towards building employable, secular, gender balanced and aware marginalized youth citizens, with special focus on women, to unite and challenge power structures in their own spheres and enabling the supportive ecosystem.

Objectives 

  • Preparing the youths from marginalised community as a human power resource for world markets through skills training

  • Preparing youth to imbibe the values of Democracy , secularism and equality for their greater involvement in secular society

  • Enabling an ecosystem for life-long learning and growth

7984

Youth placed in various fields

15

Centres established

1265

Youth

self-employed

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Strategic Interventions

  • Training focus on trades that have importance in market:

  • Bedside Patient Assistant Training

  • Course in Retail Sales Associate

  • Course in Computer Concepts

  • Non-voice BPO Training

  • Entrepreneurship Training

  • U- Live address the issues of livelihood for youth and with a team of 21 enthusiasts in more than 20 blocks of Gujarat. It has trained more than 11,315 youth in various vocationally linked courses and havesuccessfully placed more than 9,249 youth till date.Focus group of U-Live has always been Dalits, Adivasis, Minorities and OBC

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DriverBen

Vision & HISTORY.

Despite of being one of the most rapidly developing economies of the world, women in India face acute gender stereotyping and oppression, as well as physical and sexual violence. Driverben is a non traditional livelihood initiative for young women from marginalized communities that breaks patriarchal boundaries by providing skill training on driving to empower them to be economically independent for a dignified living.

Vision

To provide “livelihood with dignity” in jobs and open up markets in non traditional space for marginalized women folks.

Methodology 

Skill building of women by providing them training to strengthen their capabilities and adaptability as per market needs are as follows:

  • Enhancing the technical driving skills

  • Self defense training

  • Legal awareness

  • First-aid

  • Training on communication skills

  • Map reading and GPS