|Vocational training is an integral part of the work carried out by many of Asha’s project partners. This is particularly relevant in the context of children with handicaps to enable them to stand on their own feet. Vocational training programs cover a broad range of subjects from Computer training, tailoring, bee-keeping, agriculture (growing of certain plants), screen printing, carpentry, making greeting cards etc .
Asha has also supported learning centers for continuing education for adults.
|1|| Concerned for Working Children (CWC)
CWC works on the issue of child rights
|2||Aaj Kumbhakala Prashikshan and Sanshodhan Kendra
Vocational training about modern ceramic art for the children of local under-privileged potters in Aajgaon.
|3||Alok Charitable Trust - Diksha Khel Project
Funding a computer center to help in computer literacy among unemployed youth and children from nearby slums.
Arz deals with issues connected with trafficking of humans for the purpose of prostitution, and deals with the victims of prostitution, the perpetrators as well as individuals who are vulnerable to prostitution.
|5||Asha Trust - Organic Fertilizer by Prajnalaya
Prajnalaya gives shelter and contributes to the development of the pupils belonging to the poorest of the poor of the society orphans, handicapped, spastic children etc. The school also has a residential hostel named ASHTHA
|Atlanta, Austin, Berkeley, Dallas, Madison||ASSAM|
Dhrupad Sansthan trains financially disadvantaged individuals in classical music to give them opportunities for employment they would not otherwise have. Asha helps fund the living expenses of these students.
|Proposal or no funding info available||MADHYA PRADESH|
ETASHA is a non-profit founded in 2006 with the aim to make youth from under-served communities employable and to connect them with reputable companies in the organized sector.
|8||Fishery Project by Prajnalaya
To develop and extend the fisharies in the premises of Prajnalaya so as to provide a sustainable income for the organization.
|Proposal or no funding info available||ASSAM|
|9||Gandhian Institute Of Rural Development
Rural reconstruction and self-reliance in the Gandhian Gram Swarajya model in 3 Manipur villages.
|10||Indian Institute Of Education - Vigyan Ashram
Asha's funding is used for the one year DBRT course. We are also considering funding spreading the vigyan ashram model to other high schools in the area....
|Redlands, Seattle, Work an Hour||MAHARASHTRA|
To set up a Research-Documentation-Training Center in the area of bee-keeping and cultivation and processing of medicinal and aromatic plants.
|Berkeley, Seattle||UTTAR PRADESH|
|12||Mahila Swarojgar Samiti
There are three main strands to the MSS project. Child Centre education classes: These are bridge schools run by the Samiti in three villages that prepare students of Class 1 for the transition to Class 2 (and beyond) in a local government school....
|London, Silicon Valley, Work an Hour, Zurich||UTTAR PRADESH|
|13||PATS Ragavendra Primary School
PATS is a matriculation school in Ambattur,Madras. Some of the money in all projects, will go towards hiring an instructor, except the Arts and crafts classes, for which teachers are already present in school.
|14||Prayas Institute of Juvenile Justice
Asha-Prayas Life Skills Workshop
Sarva Vidya Trust supports deserving high school students (with a focus on girl children) with scholarships and orients them with options in the paramedical field. The students who get average marks are encouraged to take up one year certification or
|Dallas, Stanford||TAMIL NADU|
|16||Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement - VTTRC
Viveka Teacher's Training and Resource Center
|San Diego, Work an Hour||KARNATAKA|
|17||The Concerned for Working Children - Namma Bhoomi
Namma Bhoomi, CWC's Regional Resource Centre in Kundapur, Karnataka. Namma Bhoomi works towards the empowerment of children from very marginalised communities, through formal and vocational educational programmes as well empowement education.
|18||Timbaktu Collective: Children’s Resource Center
The Children's Resource Center of Timbaktu Collective is a space for village children and youth to have access to a library, arts & craft, laboratory, computers and playground. It also acts as a vocational training center for adolescent girls.
|19||Udayan Shalini Fellowship
Udayan Shalini Fellowship Programme supports girls from lower socio-economic milieu in Delhi, Kurukshetra and West Bengal by providing monetary as well as mentoring support
The MSL runs a bus equipped with a science laboratory. The bus visits schools in the rural and backward areas with no laboratory facilities. Science experiments are demonstrated for the students while explaining natural phenomena from a scientific pe...
The Viveka project aims to provide for the "all-round development" of the child to shape his/her contribution to society tomorrow.
|Boston/MIT, Silicon Valley||KARNATAKA|
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