In many regions of India, even in the 21st century, women cannot work without permission from their husband or father. Education and training are out of reach for many girls. However, the women concerned feel the need to earn their own living in order to contribute to the family’s income.
The training centre “Kamalini” pursues the goal of providing vocational training to women from poor backgrounds. In New Delhi, the project offers both adolescent girls and women a basic school education as well as vocational qualifications in textile processing, information technology, gastronomy and housekeeping. In addition, they can take part in English courses, personality and job application training.
The beneficiaries are very happy to take advantage of the courses and are grateful for this training which qualifies them for the labour market.