Vocational Training

Giving kids in India the tools for a brighter future

July 15, 2015 marks the inauguration of the first ever World Youth Skills Day. This day was first proposed by Sri Lanka to highlight the challenges youth in developing countries face with the social, cultural and humanitarian issues that contribute to their high unemployment rates. The youth unemployment rate currently sits at 74.5 million worldwide, [...]

Engaging the Youth of India, the World’s Youngest Country

Fifty percent of the 1.27 billion people living in India are under the age of 25. Quite literally, the youth of India are the future. Even as India is coming off an enormous victory of eradicating polio, like many other young people in the world, young Indians have a declining faith in their country’s politics. [...]

By | 2017-12-06T11:30:14+00:00 September 15th, 2014|Hardship, India, Maternal, Newborn & Child Health, Vocational Training, Youth, Youth Leadership|

From Student to Teacher

Pankaj in front of the Nizamuddin drop-in center Just a little over a year ago, Pankaj visited PCI’s drop-in center in Nizamuddin, Delhi, for the first time. This drop-in center is conveniently located next to a railway station, making the center accessible to many homeless youth. At the center, participants have the chance to [...]

By | 2017-12-06T11:39:29+00:00 August 28th, 2014|Hardship, India, Vocational Training, Youth, Youth Leadership|