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Brief objectives of the funding companies

 Saksham is an initiative to support disadvantaged youth, especially young women in India to enable them to realize their dreams by equipping them with essential life and market oriented vocational skills. This not only helps them to access decent employment but also makes them representatives of a gender just society. The project aspires to give all young women the skills to get a job and become self-employed, by providing market-oriented business, vocational and life skills training. The project provides youths living in disadvantaged communities with an opportunity to escape poverty through training and employment by giving them the skills to get a job, self-employed and economically secure. Saksham is our longest running project has been functioning since 2010 and at present is at three centres in Delhi at present. The project aims to provide employment to at least 70% of the youth trained.

Shubham Singh

“After completing training at Empower Pragati, I was placed at Flipkart as a Sales Associate. Even after completing my graduation...

Shubham Singh

2017-03-13T11:54:16+00:00

Shubham Singh

“After completing training at Empower Pragati, I was placed at Flipkart as a Sales Associate. Even after completing my graduation I was unable to find a job. Doing this training has totally transformed my profile.”

Manisha Meena

“I came to Delhi from a village in Rajasthan to get my mother treated for cancer. Desperately needed money to...

Manisha Meena

2017-12-01T12:38:04+00:00

Manisha Meena

“I came to Delhi from a village in Rajasthan to get my mother treated for cancer. Desperately needed money to support her and my five siblings back at home. I’m currently working at MCD Dispensary and earning more than anyone ever in my family. Empower 

Deeksha Kumari

“My childhood has been full of hardships and I wanted to change this for my family and myself. I found...

Deeksha Kumari

2017-12-28T12:53:48+00:00

Deeksha Kumari

“My childhood has been full of hardships and I wanted to change this for my family and myself. I found about Empower Pragati and its free-training program which would help me find a job through a mobile camp in my locality. Now I’m working at