Giving Youth Higher Skills

Partner: Hermon Living Water Ministries
Country: India
Start date: 16/12/2008
Project type: Vocational Training
Project reach: 75 direct beneficiaries

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 of medical chemist, nurse, tailor and computer technician. In addition, students are taught English. Each year, 75 students follow a vocational training of their choice, and those that graduate receive a diploma recognized by the Indian government.

Hermon Living Water Ministries provides social support to underpriviliged Indians (mostly Dalits) in a remote delta area of the Godavari River in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. Their work includes building schools and empowering through education. Read more about Hermon Living Water Ministries.