MGVS & SMILE FOUNDATION JOINT INTERVENTION

 

Smile Twin e-Learning Project (STeP)

 

Marathwada Gramin Vikas Sanstha (MGVS) has thrived to conduct the STeP (Smile Twin e-Learning Program) it is run with the coordination of MGVS and Smile foundation with the goal to provide livelihood opportunities to the underprivileged section of the society. The First batch started with 40 student beneficiaries. MGVS started the class with 3 teachers and a coordinator. We conducted the entrance exam during starting period. All the 40 students have filled the entrance exam and beneficiary profile.


Program Objective

 

The objective is to provide holistic development for the underprivileged youth and creating awareness about the job opportunities for their sustainable growth.

 

  1. To build capacity of youth by providing grooming, personality development etc.
  2. To increase access to information and knowledge sharing among the youth.
  3. To provide employment opportunities for 80% of the youth.
  4. To provide Computer education to the most backward and poor students of the community and make them sustain.
  5. To empower underprivileged students through the education.

 

Project Location:


The center is located in one of the largest disadvantaged and deprived area of the Thane city.  Thus we are amongst the target group. It is surrounded by slum where the lower income group resides, the men of this community are daily wage earners and the class IV employers, some of the women work as maid and as anganwadisewikas the rest don’t work they are housewives, they are mostly Hindi speaking residents, the children of this community largely goes to the government run schools nearby. We are targeting the youth (18 years to 25 years) who are 10th pass, and making a livelihood on a nominal wage and who adheres to gain a better living condition.


Bhandup west area is having huge slum population were Maharashtrian and North Indian Population are residing, 5 to 10 lakhs above population are based in Bhandup area were 3 Hindi medium school runs in the locality were all slum students are studying, most of children are dropout from school to help their parents for services like selling vegetables and other food product at road side.


Project Target Group:

 

Center is based at prime location of Bhandup west where the beneficiaries stayed in many different areas like Hunumannagar, Pratapnagar, Faridnagar, Tembipada, Kokannagar, Jijamatachawk, Ngr, PratapNgr, KokanNgr, Gaon Devi Road, TulshetPada, TembiPada, Pachmandir, FuleNgr and constitute about 10200 families. Most people of the displaced community ofBhandup have come to Mumbai from different parts of India like from U.P., Bihar, rural Maharashtra, etc., to look for some kind of work or means of survival. They have been settled here for more than 20 years, moving from one place to other, and have been in Bhandup for more than 10 years. They belong to different castes but the majorities are from Scheduled Caste communities.

 

 

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OUR PROJECTS

- WATER CONSERVATION
- TOILET CONSTRUCTION
- ORPHAN SHELTER HOME
- BEGGAR SHELTER HOME
- HIV/AIDS/STD CONTROL
- LINK WORKER SCHEME
- COMMUNITY BASE HEALTH MONITORING
- COMMUNITY BASE HEALTH CARE CENTER
- SMILE TWIN E-LEARNING
- COMMUNITY SUPPORT CARE

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