providing timely assistance. SDEWSS PACE Program is Shri Dwarkadhish Enlightening Wisdom Social Society an alternative education program for marginalized adolescent girls and young adult women, who have not ever attended the regular education system or dropped out of the regular schooling. The PACE program added two additional Drop in centers (DICs) last year. 21 young women have graduated from this program, and 19 have joined National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS). We remain grateful to Human Capability foundation (HCF) for their generous support and our technical partners Ingenium Education, for developing a gender based curriculum.
With support from Nehru Yuva Kendra & Jan Ahbiyan Parishad the Youth to Power Program was launched in Shanti Nagar & Kishanpura slum community. Currently, the program runs two separate batches: one for PACE and one for the vocational skill development program. Along with Devi Awantika Samajik Sansthan, SDEWSS Laxmi Nagar and Kshipra Vihar DICs have several success stories to share of youths who have received vocational training and recruited successfully in jobs. SDEWSS organized 5 educational webinars by medical experts from RD Gardi Medical College and allied prestigious institutes to build the capacity of our staff, students and spread awareness on health, nutrition and response to COVID.
Children are the foundation of a better tomorrow. Every year, Children’s Day is celebrated in all DIC’s on November 14 by SDEWSS staff. The theme for International Children’s Day 2021 was ‘A Better Future for Every Child’. The theme is being observed in accordance with the global corona virus pandemic which has affected the rights of every child. Climate change, educational divide and mental health issues have also taken a toll on children during the pandemic. This year’s theme urges children and young people to raise their voices on issues that matter to their generation and also calls adults to understand and contribute towards creating a better future.
On this occasion, Children from all the centers played games, stories, paintings and games. SDEWSS staff gave the message with old song “Hum Honge Kamyaab, Ek Din” to the children of all the centers and distributed sweets.
Shri Dwarkadhish Enlightening Wisdom Social Society team invites you to visit SDEWSS project sites and volunteer your time in the service of the poorest of the poor. We look forward to your insights, expertise, and constructive feedback to improve our community activities and programs.