“If you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.”

– Anita Roddick

At Prayatna, we lay emphasis on improving the quality of life of the people, making it easier for them to experience a suitable way of living and enhancing their opportunities. For this, we organize training programmes and conduct progressive activities which are participatory and developmental in nature. There are two centers in Delhi situated in Mayur Vihar and Jahangirpuri under the name Nayi Udaan and one center in Muzaffarpur, Bihar.

Some extracurricular activities we have performed in the past are:

  • Digital and Financial Literacy Programme

    For the underprivileged section of the society, a basic IT training programme has been organized certified by NIIT where they are trained in basic computer skills. In the area of financial literacy, with the development of the modern workspace, it is essential to have the basic knowledge needed in this domain. This will help in providing a stronger base for the people applying for a job.

  • Entrepreneurship Development Programme

    In order to support the entrepreneurial capacity of individuals, Prayatna helps in creating opportunities for the people to build their own start-up’s and enterprise. We provide training to improve soft skills, IT training, Financial Literacy and business development.

  • Livelihood exposure for school children

    The focus of livelihood exposure is to abreast children with employment opportunities apart from government jobs. The goal is to make them aware of self-enterprise and equip them to take up private jobs. It is an awareness driven activity, which aims to tell children about the multiple job opportunities available to them.

  • Nayi Udan Centre

    Prayatna in partnership with Smile Foundation is offering free courses of basic IT, English, Retail Management and personality development to the disadvantaged youth of the society. The project will be starting from 1st December, 2018 with our Nayi Udan livelihood centre at Mayur Vihar, working as a Smile Twin E-Learning Program (STeP) centre. We are offering English speaking classes through software English Bolo, it’s a innovative step to make learning interesting and easy. We will also be conducting counselling sessions, exposure visits and placement drives for the youth.

  • Promotion of traditional vocations

    Keeping in mind its pursuit of sustainable development, Prayatna strives to make villages self-sufficient. The necessary training is provided to the villagers who weave khadi, and initiatives are taken to promote traditional work.

  • Creating part-time job opportunities for men and women, including Tailoring, Knitting, Cooking, Mehendi training, Agricultural Training and Mobile repairing training.