Youth4Jobs is a Not for Profit Organization which sets up placement- linked skilling centres for youth with disability. Youth enrolled are with locomotor, speech & hearing disability and with low vision. Most of the youth are from rural areas and all are from poor families. Y4J also helps companies build an inclusive workforce.
Y4J trainings has scaled in 3 years: From 1 state to 9 states
From 1 training centre to 16 training centres.
The work is important for two priorities of government of India
The model is scalable and replicable.
A better Future for Young India
Partnering with Stakeholders and vulnerable unreached communities to co-create pioneering solutions for an inclusive workplace
Mallika takes homes Rs.144,000 annually. She says,"Y4J is a ray of light and compassion in my dark life . Who would dream that a girl with disability can get a job..."
Eswaramma with locomotor disability works as a cashier at the Hypercity Mall, Hyderabad. Unlike before she lives an independent life now. "'My parents and I are thankful to the Youth 4 Jobs trainings ...