Empowerment of Women & Children through Education and Skill Development in Karimadom Slum, Trivandrum, Kerala
This project is being implemented in Karimadom, an urban slum in the city of Trivandrum, Kerala, India. Majority of the people are head load workers in the market place and the needs of their children are often unattended. Male heads of the family often shirk responsibility and women looks after households. Children and youth are prone to drug menace. KEEN initiative is a tool to empower the residents of Karimadom to be socially, psychologically, and economically independent and reach sustainability.
|1. Children||100 children supported with free evening tuitions and school materials.||*Free Evening Tuitions
200 women are being supported through skill training and livelihood promotion programmes.
|*Entrepreneurship Development Program
*Matching Grants for Women Entrepreneurs
|3. Youth||100 youth are selected, and provided motivation and counselling||* Motivational camps
* Individual Counselling
|4. Men||100 men are selected, and provided interpersonal skills||* Motivational Camps|