Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission

Education and Skill Development

Education and Skill Development

Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission Trust agali has started several Education and Skill Development has conducting Micro-Enterprise Development Programs and Livelihood and Enterprise Development Program

Educational Resource Centres

These are centres located in the tribal villages that conduct weekend classes to promote critical thinking, learning through self-discovery, cultural and moral values and develop problem solving skills among school children. The classes are usually attended by about 15-25 children in a centre. There are instructors to guide the children and also provide them inputs on academic subjects. There are currently 30 villages with active educational resource centers.

 

Livelihood and Enterprise Development Project LEDP

The NABARD funded Livelihood and Enterprise Development Program (LEDP) on Setting up of Freshwater Aquaculture Farms in Attappady was initiated in March 2021. The project will benefit 150 farmers and will involve an intensive 10-day skill-upgradation training, refresher trainings and exposure visits. After the training program, Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission will provide handhold support in inputs, operations, credit, marketing etc. for these farmers for a period of 1-year.

The project was officially inaugurated in December 2021with the first batch of intensive training. Expert trainers took the sessions for the farmers. All the five batches of intensive training, covering 150 beneficiaries were completed on 27 March 2022. The training helped in upgrading the skills of women SHG members in fresh water aquaculture and enterprise development.  

Micro-Enterprise Development Programs MEDP

Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission has been conducting NABARD supported Micro-Enterprise Development Programs since 2015. Till Now, 10 MEDPs have been conducted in various topics like saree printing, garment making, mobile service, beautician course, commercial horticulture etc. More than 300 SHG members have attended the training and many have started income generation activities with the help of these trainings.

JSS-supported training programs

Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS) aims to provide vocational training to uplift the rural population by imparting essential skills training, thereby enabling local trade to grow, and creating new opportunities for the natives of that region. Jan Shikshan Sansthan training has been conducted in our skill development center since 2020. Till now, the skill development center has hosted six batches of JSS training on topics such as embroidery, beautician course, and MS Office covering more than 100 women 

Meet Our Co-ordinators

Shiny E K

Block Coordinator

Education and SHGs

Manikandan P P

Project Coordinator

Youth Development

Vishnu Bhardwaj

Project Coordinator

Skill & Education