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  • Nov 2019
    Qimpro Gold Standard 2019 Citation for Meera Shenoy

    Recognized as the country's premier quality citations, Qimpro Awards were conceptualized in 1989 by Dr J M Juran - the Quality Guru who catalyzed the quality revolution in Japan post World War II.

    Dr Juran believed that for a quality revolution in India, we need to recognize individ

  • Feb 2020
    Youth4Jobs Online

    An innovative solution to cope with COVID-19. The Training Curriculum was modified to be taught online through videos and live classrooms.The curriculum comprises of

    • English (reading, writing, and vocabulary)
    • Mathematics and Reasoning Skills
    • Soft Skills Tra

  • Jun 2020
    The Hindu: Helping disabled upskill during the lockdown

    At least 1,152 people have been trained so far in 117 batches. “In just two batches, 1,100 youth with disabilities enrolled in rural areas. We have tapped into some kind of energy no one expected,” says Ms. Shenoy.

    Another interesting aspect was that girls, who would not come to the

  • Aug 2020
    Y4J's COVID Response covered by The Better India

    In a news report from 2019, a recruitment platform Equiv.in shares how only 34 lakh of the 1.34 crore persons with disabilities of employable age have a job in India. That amounts to a rate of over 70% unemployment. The same graph is bleaker when it comes to rural areas.

    “Although all

  • May 2020
    Y4J Case Study by Harvard

    "It has been a great privilege to be associated with you and Y4J. This has been a highly educative experience for us - It has opened our eyes to a reality that we had known only in abstract terms. The values and commitment that have moved you and your team to tackle a wide range o

  • Apr 2019
    Hyderabad Career Expo

    Y4J in collaboration with University of Hyderabad (UoH), organized a first-of-its-kind event in Hyderabad – “Career Expo 2019 for Persons with Disability” on the 15th and 16th of April 2019 (Monday, Tuesday). The aim was to provide information and access to career options available in vari


  • GoDiverse Award for Y4J

    Yet another feather in Y4J’s cap. Youth4Jobs was awarded the Diversity and Inclusion Award by GoDiverse for positively impacting the lives of underprivileged youth by providing them with sustained livelihoods. The award was presented by Ms. Mehnaz Nadiadwala the sister of the acclaimed Bollywoo


  • Hindi Translation of YOU CAN released in Jaipur

    The Hindi translation of the inspirational book "You Can Be Smarter and Wiser" Read more


  • IDEATION WORKSHOP @ SHI SCHOOL, HYDERABAD

    What do you get when you challenge children to invent solutions using everyday items?

    This was the theme behind the ideation workshop held at the Govt. School for Speech & Hearing Impaired Boys, Hyderabad.

    The Ideation workshop started with brainstorming followed by a Maker Wo


  • DOUBLE WINNER Americares Spirit of Humanity Award

    Y4J became the first in Americares history to win the top prize in TWO separate categories: Livelihoods AND Disability


  • National Award for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)-2017

    Y4J won the prestigious National Award for for best placement agency for persons with disability


  • HSBC Global Team Visit

    The team from HSBC interacted with the youth and participated in a fun blindness simulation exercise. The participants were given a tour of the premises - blindfolded. The HSBC team were guided by visually impaired trainees and trainers, also providing them with contextual clues and tips to he


  • ART YOU CAN FEEL: TEXTILE COLLAGES

    Eleven senior girls participated in this school year-end camp, designed to impart essential life skills needed as they start to transition out of school. The NJA workshop came in the middle of a week of sessions on computers, life skills, mobility/orientation, communication, and soft skills. Sin


  • BREAKING BARRIERS: ANYBODY CAN PAINT

    This art workshop was organized by Not Just Art to teach basic painting techniques to this group of underprivileged girls. It was led by organizati


  • Drishti Eye Check Up Camp at Hyderabad Center

    An eye checkup camp was conducted at the Hyderabad center for all our youth. It was condiicted wiith the support of Drishti Eye Center and Mr. Venkatramanna. The camp helped identify some of our youth with visual impairment whose vision could be partially restored with the use of simple medical p

  • Dec 2016
    Article: Y4J on Inclusion in THE HINDU

    Many sectors have experieced benefits in hiring persons with disability. Especially the manufacturing sector who have found persons with speech and hearing impairment to be ideal in loud and noisy environments.

    Read Full Article Read more


  • Industry Meet - Medak District

    An Industry Meet was held at the District Collectorate office in Medak with association with Collectorate Medak and District Industries Centre (DIC) on 14th September 2016.

    “Giving Companies a New Talent Pool - Persons


  • Jaipur Lit Fest Book Launch of Meera Shenoy's Book "YOU CAN"

    Begun in 2006, the Jaipur Literature Festival is the largest FREE literary festival on earth that brings together some of the greatest thinkers and writers from across South Asia and the world. JLF is regarded as a cultural catalyst within India and around the world, exposing audiences to a const


  • Alumni Meet - @ Visakhapatnam - 30 Dec 2015

    The second batch also got incepted from today i.e, 30 Dec 2015. So the alumni meet with 1st batch of PwDs - Visakhapatnam Trg Centre and 2nd batch trainee PwDs were facilitated today Y4J Training Centre  Autonagar, Gajuwaka, VIsahapatnam. 55 PwDs attended the event.

    Mr Satish Chand


  • All India Radio Appearance for Mobilization

    Radio Appearance of Y4J co-founder Tapan Das on All India Radio to help mobilisation in Chitoor and neighbouring districts.


  • Definitely Abled - Hans Article 2015

    Definitely Abled - Hans Article 2015


  • Harmony Magazine - Meera Shenoy interview

    22 September 2015: Meera was covered under the SPEAK section of the September 2015, 4th issue - which covers senior citizens making a positive mark on society.

    Harmony Initiative for Senior Citizens or 'silver citizens' is launched under the auspices of the Dhir

  • Aug 2020
    ABN News Coverage of Y4J

    25 September 2015  ABN News Coverage (Telugu) : This is the leading channel in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Several HR heads like KFC who watched the program appreciated its crisp and impactful content.


  • Article on Y4J published by Better India

    Article on Y4J published by Better India


  • Eenadu - 8 June 2015