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Sulekha – Young Bride Training Her Way to Success

Sulekha got married at a very early age to a technician who was working with Volvo. “After the death of my parents, my uncle married me off in order to offload his burden,” says Sulekha vehemently. Sulekha’s life was full of challenges and in the midst of all this family…

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Varalakshmi – Breaking Stereotypical Barriers

Varalakshmi was married to a typical middle-class family and her family income was sufficient to lead a more or less comfortable life. But she was not happy as she was not able to contribute anything towards her family. She sorely missed an identity of her own and remained depressed for…

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Sakamma – Once A Housewife Now an ‘Earning’ Wife

Sakamma was married into a household where the only earning member of the family was her husband. The meagre income of the family was not sufficient to live a good life. Sakamma’s life was full of hardships from the moment she got married. “My in-laws never allowed me to work…

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Unemployed Youth Finds His Future Through Training

It is said that man is known by the company he keeps. Unfortunately for Deepak, his friends had such bad influence on him that he lost interest in studies and dropped out. Being from low income family didn’t help either. As a result, he ended up at a gas filling…

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SSC Pass-Out Paved the Way for Sustainable Life

Hailing from a rural family of agricultural background, life was not easy for 23-year-old Nithin. Opportunities were not forthcoming for a boy whose formal education was limited to 10th standard. His family consisted of his parents and sister. “Our financial condition did not support me to continue my studies”, says…

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Reskilling Enables Career Advancement

Teju hails from Chikkmangaluru district in Karnataka . As he could not get himself educated he took up a job at Myntra as a parcel picker.  Over a period of three and half years, he had an overview of certain other skills related to logistics but he did not find…

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Pradeep Seals His Employability Through RPL Certification

Pradeep Thapliyal hails from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. He joined the logistics industry as a store man. Today, he carries four years of experience in this field and is currently working as warehouse picker in Flipkart.  His role involves taking care of customer orders, locate product in the warehouse using location forms,…

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Formalisation of Skills Helps Career Growth for Youth

“I am working as a warehouse packer since three and half years. Although I was confident about my skills, I could not give it official recognition for the same”. – Nithin says, as he expresses his worry. Being in Warehouse, Nithin’s work was about handling goods with care and pack…

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Boost in Confidence Makes Neetha Lead Efficiently

“If you happen to receive your order from Myntra in impeccable condition, there is a chance that Neetha has supervised the packaging of your goods. Neetha works in Myntra as a supervisor in packing department. “Since childhood, I was good at coordinating work at home; I am using the same…

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