Bssi Pathana, Fategarh Sahib, Punjab
Vocational / Healthcare
Meher Baba Charitable Trust
Young children were being brought up in poor sanitary conditions with poor hygiene standards. Also, many bright, young individuals were unable to proceed to higher education due to the affordability of the courses as they were from families living below the poverty line.
CARE provides free vocational training in courses such as Phulkari (embroidery), basic computer skills, networking and web design. These courses enable students to master the skills and use them to provide a source of income. Young children are also educated on basic sanitation and personal hygiene. CARE are helping young girls attain self-sufficiency by acquiring skills and supporting their families economically.