Overcoming Challenges, Nitesh Builds a Brighter Future with Skills Training

Nitesh Kumarwat, a boy determined to support his family, witnessed his father's tireless work at a private company, yet receive meager pay. Facing financial constraints, Nitesh, though eager to continue his studies, opted to find work. However, his lack of skills made securing a good job difficult.

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From Dreams to Reality: Priyanka's Journey of Empowerment Through Skill Development

Priyanka, a 33-year-old resident of Shastri Nagar, Jaipur, has a husband employed in the private sector. Despite excelling academically from an early age, distinguishing herself as a bright student, Priyanka faced a lack of proper guidance to propel her career forward after completing an M.A. and a Fashion Designing Course in pursuit of financial independence.

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Transforming Roads: The Journey of Md. Kasim and the Suhana Safar Program

On February 18th, a significant event occurred at Tuglakabad: the Suhana Safar Program's Depot intervention took centre stage. Since 2016, this initiative, spearheaded by Development Alternatives, has been a leading example of positive change in skilling supply chains.

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From Miles to Smiles: A Truck Driver's Journey to Financial Mastery and Family Security

The Suhana Safar Program, spearheaded by Development Alternatives (DA) since 2016, has been dedicated to transforming the lives of truck drivers, a demographic often overlooked in community development initiatives. Recognising the dearth of initiatives tailored for this community, DA acknowledges the unique challenges faced by truck drivers, including the lack of access to creature comforts, hygiene, financial stability, and healthcare; due to their demanding lifestyle, DA has endeavoured to provide support and empowerment to this community.

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Empowering Rural Women: A Tale of Transformation in Rural Industrial Park, Ganiyari

In Thakhatpur, Bilaspur, a beacon of empowerment has emerged under the Rural Industrial Park Ganiyari. Through collaborative efforts, our team has transformed the lives of 400 women by establishing a stitching unit. The backbone of this success story lies in the establishment of a stitching unit equipped with 400 advanced sewing machines.

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The Journey of Monvir Singh

During one of the Suhana Safar training programs, we met Monvir Singh, a truck driver at the Piyala Depot, Uttar Pradesh. An Uttar Pradesh native, Monvir has spent the last thirteen years working as a truck driver. Previously impressed by the knowledge he gained in the prior session, he returned to the Suhana Safar program to enhance his sector knowledge.

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The spark of an All-in-One Shop: Sudhir Kushwaha

Sudhir Kushwaha is a Work4Progress Phase II entrepreneur from Laadpura in Niwari engaged in the Electronics Retail sector. With initial capital challenges, he gained experience working at a hardware store before starting his own shop, Jai Gaud Baba Electronics, in October 2019.

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Stitching courage in the tapestry of life: Brijesh Raja Chauhan

Brijesh Raja Chauhan, hailing from a small village, defied societal norms and started a tailoring enterprise despite initial resistance from her husband and ire in the Thakur community. Her success inspired a wave of entrepreneurship among women in her village.

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Munni Devi’s Story: From Under the Veil to Behind the Wheel

Munni Devi, a resident of Bathua village, Mirzapur, is a lady with immense strength, one who fought the shackles of patriarchy and poverty for her family, especially her specially-abled daughter and is now a successful e-rickshaw entrepreneur.

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Finding Hope at the Prabhat Centre: Tannu's Story of Empowerment

Tannu hails from the village of Jajjal Toki, a story that resonates as an inspiring tale of her unwavering determination to secure employment. Born to Mukesh, a diligent farmer, and a homemaker mother, Tannu is one of six siblings, comprising three sisters and two brothers.

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