New Opportunity for Women (NOW) with Smile
Smile Foundation joins hand with NOW (New Opportunity for Women) for a comprehensive empowerment programme focusing on adolescent girls.
The project “Education, Life Skills Enhancement & Vocational Training of Adolescent Girls from Under Privileged Community” is another intervention of Smile Foundation with holistic approach focusing on adolescent girls from the underprivileged community through literacy, vocational training, computer applications and awareness on reproductive health and hygiene.
The target beneficiaries under the project are 60 adolescents, school drop-outs, girls of 11-15 years from ‘below poverty line’ communities in Siddhartha Basti, Jeevan Nagar, and Ashram and Siddhartha Nagar in Delhi.
This special initiative will prepare and ensure the adolescents getting admission in to regular schools, reduce the drop-out rate and link up with vocational skills training facilities which will enable them to develop their own means of livelihood and career.
New Opportunities for Women (NOW) is a registered organization which was established in the year 1990, with the purpose of partnering with women, especially under-privileged and marginalized ones and creating bigger and better opportunities for them.
The highlight of the project is a package of educational services for adolescent girls from deserving sections of the society and mainstreaming them not only with formal education but also with skills for livelihood.
Further, the girls so nurtured and prepared shall be helped in getting suitable employment in various industries. Those aspirant girls looking for higher education or degrees on full-time and part-time basis shall also be facilitated.
New opportunities for women, with a Smile, NOW!