Collaborations for Vocational & Skill Training (Ongoing)
Dosti Foundation is conducting vocational training courses like Sewing and Beauty courses. Likewise, it offers Diploma Courses in Construction work, Electrician, Building Maintenance, Water Proofing, Office Management, basic IT Literacy, Fashion Designing, Yusuf Meherally Centre is also developing infrastructure and better quality facilities at Village Tara in Barapad Taluka and conducting educational camps. Nearly 50 thousand students across Mumbai attend throughout the
Wellness & Beauty Program: This basic level 3 month beautician program teaches students about the wellness industry. Students completing this program have moved on to work as Junior. Beauty Professionals in beauty salons across Panvel, Pen, Vashi at least for a year before starting their own unit.
Tailoring Program: We started a 3-month tailoring program open to any gender and all ages. As part of the program, students are also taught the tricks of the trade, entrepreneurial Skills as well as assisted with loans for starting their own units. Those interested in perusing it further, go ahead to complete the 6 months Fashion Designing program. Students have joined with the intention of either starting small tailoring of their own, joining a garment workshop or just to make their own clothes.
IT Training: This program which started in March 2017 was introduced with the intention of equipping individuals with basic IT handling skills considering the rapid increase in digitalization across sectors. Students get trained in a 2-month computer literacy course and those that have completed their HSC are also entitled to enroll in a 4 month “Office Management Program”. This program teaches students the skills required to become an efficient Office Manager or Inventory Professional in any commercial setup. Post these training students are also assisted with getting