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Campaign by Association for Non-Traditional Employment for Women

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Devi belongs to Poonthalir, a village near Thiruvannamalai. **Her parents could not take care of her due to financial difficulties. Her grandmother brought her to Chennai when she was in the 5th grade at school.** She stayed with her maternal grandmother and uncle. She completed her education amidst constant tension over the issue of supporting her, but her grandmother stood by her. **Devi was a bright student and was awarded scholarships. These scholarships and her grandmother's pension helped in covering the costs for her education.** In her final year at college, Devi heard about ANEW through a friend's mother. She approached the center for training. **ANEW's orientation program was the turning point for the shy, introvert Devi. With the advise given, she made a conscious effort to be active in college.** She participated in the various events conducted by them. **She pursued the weekend web-designing program at ANEW. In 6 months, she transformed herself significantly. So much so, that her teachers observed the change and made her the class representative.** On course completion, Devi attended a walk-in interview with L&T - Infotech. She was chosen for her confidence, attitude and her ANEW web designing project. **She attended L&T's 3-month training program at their Bombay office. She soon got placed at their Chennai office with a starting salary of Rs 16,000.** ANEW's hand holding through the initial months of work, further helped her settle in well at work. **Within 2 years of her career, Devi's dream of traveling abroad was fulfilled, as she was sent on work to South Africa!** Today, Devi is a successful working woman. Devi even volunteers as a 'buddy' to her juniors at ANEW in her spare time. She credits her grandmother and ANEW for molding her into the confident person she is today. She is grateful for the support they gave her in her hour of need. **You can also change the lives of needy children like Devi. You can donate so that they can acquire skills that can help them with opportunities to break the cycle of poverty. You can give with confidence because every program listed is [GIVEASSURED](**

About The Program

Association for Non-traditional Employment for Women (ANEW) runs vocational training courses on computers for underprivileged girls in Anna Nagar, Chennai. One unit of donations to this program will cover the cost of the annual maintenance of computers, teacher's salary, stationery, student welfare, utilities and administrative charges for one student for a month The program enrolls students from slums around Chennai and nearby districts of Thiruvalur, Kanchipuram, Thiruvannamalai, and Vellore. The students receive an 'NIIT ANEW certification' after the completion of their course.ANEW's 3-month basic computer course trains the students in basic computer literacy. The syllabus includes ' MS.Office, Powerpoint, knowledge of the Internet, etc. Once the student completes this course, she decides on the next course based on their skill and interest.The courses offered are Web design, Tally, and DTP. ANEW also provides placement to the students after completion of the course. The classes are conducted from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for full-time students. The center conducts classes on flexible timings from 9:00 am to 11:00 am 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm for college students. The training center can run 6 batches parallelly. Each batch has 20 girls, and there are 18 batches conducted in a year.When you donate to this program, you help girls from underprivileged backgrounds access to skills that can help them with better jobs and help them come out of their poverty.

About The NGO

ANEW - Association for Non-traditional Employment for Women, based in Anna Nagar, Chennai, is an NGO committed to the cause of upliftment of underprivileged women.Young, underprivileged women are selected and trained so that they can become financially independent. They have trained over 9500 candidates since the inception and currently train around 900 candidates per annum. The training courses include: Auto/Car driving, Home nursing (co-certified by Sundaram Medical Foundation), Basic Computer Applications (co-certified by NIIT Foundation), Basic IT program customised for hearing impaired (co-certified by NIIT Foundation), Desk Top Publishing Applications (co-certified by NIIT Foundation), TALLY & Accounting (co-certified by Veetech software solutions), Web Designing (co-certified by NIIT Foundation), Optometry (co-certified by Sight Care Foundation).All their courses have mandatory spoken English and counselling classes to improve their scope of employability. Internships are provided whenever there are corporate opportunities available."

Association for Non-Traditional Employment for Women

Association for Non-Traditional Employment for Women

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Rohit Nair

Rohit Nair


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