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Act to ImpactImportant ActionTeam Green Collar DivisionApoorva JainDishant BisariaIndia
PROBLEM | SOLUTION | IMPACT Our goal is train 1 million people in next 10 years in four focussectors: Work in states/are...
PROBLEM | SOLUTION | IMPACT Execution and pilot testing: THREE pilot projects wererun in 4 states of India which focused ...
Education: A rural awareness program was run in Haryana for 100 below povertyline families (BPL, earning less than 2 euro...
Handicrafts sector: Indian Handicrafts is one of the decentralized sectors inthe country which gives employment to 6 mill...
Sustainability sector: Skill development workshops have been conducted in the10 colleges located across 4 states Outreac...
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[Challenge:Future] Semi finals - SAKSHAM- Act to Impact

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[Challenge:Future] Semi finals - SAKSHAM- Act to Impact

  1. 1. Act to ImpactImportant ActionTeam Green Collar DivisionApoorva JainDishant BisariaIndia
  2. 2. PROBLEM | SOLUTION | IMPACT Our goal is train 1 million people in next 10 years in four focussectors: Work in states/areas where there is a need of skill building withGovernment and NGO’s Setting up a distributed delivery model such that education isavailable at the source of students
  3. 3. PROBLEM | SOLUTION | IMPACT Execution and pilot testing: THREE pilot projects wererun in 4 states of India which focused skill building andbasic livelihood training in the area ofHandicrafts, Sustainability and Technology Total of 88 hours out of targeted 200 hours of touchdowncourses have been conducted Outreach of 3500 people comprising a diverse group ofstudents, women and rural population Team working on ground:Volunteers: 70 | Trainers: 4 | Academia: 10 colleges States where the pilots are being conducted:Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and HaryanaLINKS TO WORK VIDEOS:SAKSHAM PROJECT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKiK5WSLbe4SUSTAINABILITY PILOT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpDOaqGONn4
  4. 4. Education: A rural awareness program was run in Haryana for 100 below povertyline families (BPL, earning less than 2 euros a day) Focusing on education for kids between 7 to 14 , health awarenessand women empowerment 125 kids were given education in college campus for free with anobjective to bring them into mainstream education 200 women were collected and awareness was spread aboutgovernment schemes and policies 115 kids were admitted to government local school and 15 womenwere admitted into teacher training program to be self dependant Audio tutorials were recorded for visually challenged people incollaboration with All India Confederation of the Blind and NationalSchool of Blinds.LINKS TO WORK VIDEOS: SAKSHAM PROJECT | SUSTAINABILITY PILOT
  5. 5. Handicrafts sector: Indian Handicrafts is one of the decentralized sectors inthe country which gives employment to 6 million workers A pilot was run in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh withChanderi weavers (a hand woven cloth from MP)and idolmakers in Delhi (one of the most important sector) Provided them livelihood training and brought theirproducts to mainstream exhibitions We worked with 92 families staying in Chanderi, MadhyaPradesh and Delhi employed in making idols andweaving sarees Outreach of 600 craftsmen directly benefitted and targetis to expand it to 2000 by the end of the yearLINKS TO WORK VIDEOS: SAKSHAM PROJECT | SUSTAINABILITY PILOT
  6. 6. Sustainability sector: Skill development workshops have been conducted in the10 colleges located across 4 states Outreach of about 1750 students, prime focus has been ontechnology and sustainability in daily life In collaboration with Nokia- Create to Inspire andOxfam, India this program is being run successfully across5 universities The scale up model which is to be launched this August is aSustainability Olympiad which will be conducted acrossschools and colleges in Delhi-NCR Having a target outreach of 500,000 students from agegroup between 15 t0 21LINKS TO WORK VIDEOS: SAKSHAM PROJECT | SUSTAINABILITY PILOT

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