Vidya HelpLine - Career Counselling to Students & Youth
Raising: Rs. 2,00,000 /-
Expected no of Beneficiaries: 1,200 Underprivileged Students
Raising Funds for:
Lack of information and guidance to the students, primarily from rural and uneducated families
Most of us (About 81%) are pursuing careers which we are not passionate about resulting to lesser efficiency and stress full life
Project Description:Vidya Helpline is one of the flagship projects of Nirmaan started in 2010 with a focus on career guidance to economically backward students and dropouts, especially from rural areas, enabling them to make effective educational and career choices thereby helping them achieve eventual economic empowerment.
As on 30th June 2017 Vidya HelpLine has benefitted 2,91,009+ students /dropouts through various interventions such as Tele Counseling (4,79,610+ calls), Career Workshops (2,053+Sessions, reaching out to 1,31,139+ students.), Train the trainers etc., and has been operational in the states of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and Assam. The project has received various awards from organizations such as Vodafone, NASSCOM Foundation, US Consulate etc., with a theme of solving social problems innovatively through mobiles and technology.
Objectives of VHL:
To guide students to take up right choice of career
To provide information about various aids like scholarships, training institutes, loans etc., to continue their education
Access to free, direct and authentic information and guidance on demand
To show opportunities to students to grow to their full potential.
Toll free Tele Counselling helpline for Career related queries
Goal setting and career counselling workshops for 10th grade students
To organize career counselling sessions in 20 Government schools.
To fund the research and training departments to make the Career Counselling models stronger
About the Organization:
Nirmaan Organization is a registered NGO started by the students of BITS Pilani in 2005 working in the areas of Education, Livelihoods and Social Leadership. From the past 12 years Nirmaan than 2,08,000+ direct beneficiaries, 5,00,000+ Indirect Beneficiaries, with 100+ passionate full time employees and 700+ strong volunteer network, with 250+ Lakhs, annually, worth of Social Impact through 5 Flagship Programs & Social innovations and 30+ projects targeting Children, Women, Youth and Farmers from diverse social backgrounds across 8 States of India supported by CSRs of several companies such as IBM, Google, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, OCL India Ltd etc., and Governments of Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Assam.
To build a Knowledge driven economically empowered Society.
To promote grassroots social innovations, volunteerism, active citizenship and social leadership among the youth of the Nation.
Government School Adoption Program, Youth Employment Program. No.of Volunteers: 100 per month. Nature: Teaching, Motivational Speeches, Guest Lectures to the children, Work readiness Training(Mock Interviews). No special skills are required. Willingness to Volunteer
Nirmaan Organization (Not For Profit)
12/A, P.S Nagar, Masab Tank, Hyderabad