(meaning self-motivated) provides multi-skill vocational education
and career guidance to young boys and girls from urban and rural communities
as part of secondry and higher secondary school curriculum. Introductory
training is provided in 20 different skills such as welding, electrical
wiring, plumbing, carpentry, gardening and landscaping, health and
hygiene, agriculture and food processing etc..
Girls and boys in the age group of 14 - 16 who are studying in secondary
schools participate in these training programs. Full and partial scholarships
are provided to the deserving participants.
Project Swadheen acts as a natural extension after the career counseling
project and promotes employability and entrepreneurship. Please see
a short film below.
Here Vaibhav and Bhargav learn the art of heavy metal welding. Vaibhav
failed his 9th grade exams in school. He never liked sitting in classrooms and listening to
theoretical lectures but loves the focus on practical skills.