Holistic Care and Vocational Training

Together with Sawed Trust, the GSRD Foundation empowers underprivileged rural youth through vocational training in the drought-affected Dindigul District in Tamil Nadu, India. Vocational training is offered, tailored to meet the labour demand in the Indian market. The training will help students find a job. Training in automobile mechanics, driving, …

Teaching a Profession to Underprivileged Girls

Together with Terre des Hommes, the GSRD Foundation will provide vocational training to disadvantaged girls in India, with the larger aim of reducing their social vulnerability. The project focuses on 30 villages around Bellary City in Karnataka India. In this area, girls are commonly initiated as Devadasi, a type of …

Training Farmer’s in Better Cotton Production

The Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) aims to transform cotton production worldwide by developing Better Cotton as a sustainable mainstream commodity. The focus is on reducing the environmental, social and economic impact of cotton cultivation by bringing long-term benefits to farmers, farm workers, cotton farming communities and the environment. The GSRD …

Giving Youth Higher Skills

In conjunction with the GSRD Foundation, the Hermon Living Water Ministries has established a vocational junior college in India to prepare underprivileged youth for roles in information technology, healthcare, garment marketing and laboratory work. The school opened its doors in September 2010 and provides two-year vocational trainings in the fields …

Providing Energy Efficiency in the Textile Industry

Together with TIDE, the GSRD Foundation promoted energy efficiency in the textile industry located in Tamil Nadu, India using a small-scale pilot project. The project created an infrastructure and distribution model to stimulate the adoption of energy efficient equipment by the textile sector in the Tamil Nadu area. The use …