Beti Foundation

Actualizing Growth with Integrity

KUSUMA

Educational Advancement through Livelihood Training (EALT)

kusuma 1The scope of the project is securing education advancement and livelihood option for out of school youth.

The project focused on the problem of the Drop-out adolescents of the targeted area. The problem of drop out is always a serious concern for the educational development in the State, several social, economic and cultural reasons are responsible for this. It was also evident in the studies that the drop out is higher in the poor and socially disadvantaged class like adolescent girls and youth from the SC, ST and minority segments of the state. As per the recent survey around 40 per cent children enrol in the class one fail to reach class fifth, and the percentage of drop out children increases as that move towards the higher classes. The proposed project aimed to address all the reasons behind this Phenomenon of dropping out so that Basic education as well as vocational education could be provided relevantly.

During the commencement period of the project vocational training was provided to about 500 beneficiaries and achieved about 88% placement, which is remarkable in an educationally backward region.

kusuma 2Milestones

  • Providing Vocational Trainings to 500 Beneficiaries in the First COHORT
  • Community Mobilization
  • Identification of the 450 adolescents for educational coaching in the 10 GPs
  • Formation of SHGs
  • Training on thrift and credit provided to the beneficiaries

Achievements

  • Successfully provided trainings to 459 out of targeted 500 beneficiaries, i.e., 92%
  • Successfully applied different modes of social mobilization using print, electronic and folk media
  • Successfully identified and provided coaching to 450 adolescents