Bosconet is involved in social projects all over India and is helping underprivileged and poor communities to find sustainable means of living. It pro Read moremotes the protection of the environment by using renewable energy sources itself and encouraging the planting of trees besides being involved in water conservation and waste management efforts. It is involved in helping migrant labourers who had lost their jobs due to the pandemic and had returned to their villages by providing paddy seeds so that they could start cultivation of the crop without depending on loans besides providing information on health and hygiene to stop the spread of the pandemic. It provides training on organic farming to backward communities to generate income opportunities and reduce unemployment. It provides mobile phones and TV sets to school children who cannot afford these devices so that they can attend online classes and continue their education. It also gives financial help to school children who have dropped out of school due to financial constraints besides providing educational materials to them. Bosconet is active in distributing hygiene kits and educating poor women and adolescents about the benefits of maintaining good hygiene. It also distributed food to poor families during the pandemic and trained them to take care of nursery plants thereby generating new employment opportunities. It conducts training in skills like entrepreneurship and basic financial knowledge to help women's self-help groups to conduct and manage small businesses. Poor women are given training in skills such as tailoring and making face masks and bags. The organization also helps to get these products sold in the market so that these women can support themselves. Technical skills are also given to underprivileged youth to make them self-reliant. It also trains migrant labourers with skills that can be useful in generating income and living a better life. To help the girl child come up in society it arranged to take care of their food, education and rehabilitation these included those children and youth who were left parentless due to the pandemic. It is actively helping educate children by running schools in underserved states and also arranging for transporting these children from their homes to schools and back by bus. It encourages adult education by providing software developed by Tata Consultancy services in local languages so that adults can get educated even if they have missed the chance earlier. Bosconet provided training on computer skills and beautician courses to refugee girls from Afghanistan and also helped place them in jobs.
- Skill Development
- Energy & Environment
- Child & Youth Development
Encouraging Digital India
Bosconet encourages tribal and rural students to be digital literate. In partnership with Marelli India, it provided a college in Golaghat, Assam, with 60 laptops, an internet network, peripheral accessories and furniture for a computer lab. The computer lab now also has facilities to prepare e-learning material to enable remote education.
Crafting Opportunities for the stigmatized
It cleared off the land in Pope John’s Garden, a facility which houses people affected by HIV, and planted 260 mango and lemon trees each, also installing drip irrigation systems to feed water. Rainwater harvesting tanks have been installed in 6 schools along with the establishment of 10 eco clubs in Salesian institutes to make the children aware of the environment and conservation.
Securing Rights and Building Capacity
It conducts capacity-building programmes in partnership with BMZ to enable civil society organisations and their leaders. It conducted training sessions for 30 trainers and 220 civil society organisations and their leaders in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, reaching out to 48,750 people.
Socio-Economic Empowerment of 100 underprivileged youth at Mirpara
In partnership with Price Waterhouse Coopers, Bosconet is providing skill training to a hundred underprivileged youth in Mirpara, in the three disciplines of refrigeration and air conditioning mechanics, electric house wiring and motor winding, and tailoring. The sessions teach theory and practical application of skills learned in the labs. The youth, especially women, are also assisted in securing employment with a network of partner companies and employers.
Promoting Water Wise Clubs in Government Schools
It encourages the formation of Water Wise clubs in schools in villages which are prone to storms and cyclones that lead to water shortages. Partnering with Asian Paints Ltd, it is working in schools of 9 villages of Vishakhapatnam to set up Water Wise clubs. These clubs conduct weekly awareness sessions on various environmental concepts and conservation efforts.
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