FIRST LEAP Transform the lives of women by supporting their journey of empowerment! - FirstLeap by Umeed
Raising: Rs. 500000
Expected no of Beneficiaries: 50 Women
Raising Funds for:
Out of 149 countries in the Global gender index 2018, India ranks 142 in women’s economic participation. The IMF estimates that equal participation of women in the workforce will increase India’s GDP by 27 percent. We at Umeed are addressing this problem in our FirstLeap program by empowering women, making them employment ready and adding them to the Indian workforce. Umeed believes, an empowered woman is a woman who not only has the freedom to choose but also the skills, finances & mindset to make that choice and sustain it.
The Firstleap program for two months will focus on
The amount raised from this run will be used to empower 50 women through a very rigorous 2 month training program. Post the 2-month program, women will be provided with employment opportunities to take their very first step towards financial independence. This will kick start their longer journey of becoming empowered women contributing to the Indian economy.
The impact of the program will be assessed on:
About the Organization:
Conceived with a promise to inspire and radically alter the way a woman represents herself and is represented by the society UMEED aspires to bring about an immediate and lasting difference, one of hope, dignity and security. To be able to do so, our work has at its foundation the three essential elements of Skill Building, Values & Mind-sets, and Exposure. Our vision of a gender equal society is where women have the freedom to choose and, more importantly, right skills to make that informed choice.
Vision and Mission::
Umeed was founded in 2014 with a vision to empower women with the choice to make decisions and the skill and mindset to sustain them. We work with women facing abuse from urban slum communities and empower them to take better control of their lives.
Volunteering Opportunities: Digital Media Management, Website Development, Digital Literacy Facilitators, Product/Handicraft Designers/Artists. Volunteering opportunities range between 1 month to 1 year.
UMEED(Not For Profit)
Project Website : www.umeedforwomen.com
Project Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/UMEEDsocialmedia/?ref=bookmarks
Project Twitter Handle : umeedforwomen
Project Office Address : Dipak Kumar Mandal Rd, Raj Bhavan Rd, Surya Nagar, Somajiguda, Hyderabad, Telangana 500082
Contact Full Name : Gauri Mahendra
Contact Designation : Co-Founder
Contact Phone Number : 8886020919
Contact Email : email@example.com