Oleena Mahila Samajam
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About the Organisation
Oleena Mahila Samajam is situated in Calicut district of Kerala State. The unit functions in Kozhikode, Malappuram, Trichur and Kannur districts also. It is run under the supervision of 9 executive members.
The different domains of work covered by Oleena are education, insurance, information technology and agriculture. Oleena provides enormous amount of employment opportunities for the youth of India (especially women). It aims at the overall development of rural as well as the educationally and economically backward sectors of India.
Its main mission is to empower the weaker sections of the society especially women, children, youth, SC/ST and handicapped, by providing them value-based education and employment, to make every disadvantaged individual self-reliant, creating a society of independent people living with dignity and fixed sound income.
Association with Smile Foundation
Oleena Mahila Samajam in association with Smile Foundation, runs Smile Twin –e – Learning Programme. The programme is designed to increase the employability prospects of underprivileged adolescents by equipping them in marketable skills like English and Computer. This helps them get employment in service sectors and particularly retail outlets, BPO’s etc. Besides necessary orientation, the job oriented Smile Twin e-Learning Programme trains these young boys and girls in soft skills, basic management including retail and sales, personality development, career opportunities & counseling, team work and leadership qualities. These students are also sensitised about the gender issues, reproductive and sexual health issues and diseases like HIV/AIDS.
Other activities at Oleena
Oleena also imparts, training in LIC micro insurance and vocational training under GISI. It also has a special study centre of IGNOU and a BPO centre.