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What industry wants from young people applying for their first job?

From left to right- Mr. Kavi Jain, Mr Sandeep Bhargava & Mr Sandeep Wip In an environment that is fast changing with technology, young people, particularly those from marginalised backgrounds need to be skilled and adaptable, to be employable. It is up to trainers and instructors, to mentor and inculcate the right skills and attitude [...] Read More
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Arti, who set up our 1st all women’s batch

Thirty-two year old, Arti, a confident young woman, originally from Khanpur in South Delhi, moved to the quiet environs of Janauli, a village in Palwal, Haryana after a love marriage about seven years ago. She had to get used to the place and the people of Janauli, but what bothered her most was the deep-rooted [...] Read More
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“I will prove to my father that I am no less than any boy”

Sanjay Kumar, a car parking assistant at Connaught Place, has always regretted having only one son, who is the youngest of his five children. 18-year-old Ambika is his eldest, and while she feels that being educated she should work to support her family, more than anything else she wants to prove to her father that [...] Read More
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A letter from ‘Hope- A start’

“When I look at the life of people around me, I get an overwhelming feeling of how privileged I have been since childhood.  What  I  am today is as much a  result of my skills as that of the comfort bestowed on me. My income cannot be, and should not be, just mine. It needs to be […]

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ETASHA Stories: Vinay

“I was an introvert, and I used to spend most of my time at home. After joining the course, I made friends at the center, and I found an environment where I could speak to people in English…I have worked hard on my pronunciation; ‘aalso’ (also) has become ‘aulso’, ‘vas’ (was) has become ‘wos’, and I am still working on it.”

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Happy Teacher’s Day!

By Tjasa Kosar   I never thought of taking classes in a foreign country as a volunteer. But when I visited ETASHA’s centres and met a bunch of curious and energetic trainees, I knew the biggest portion of my volunteering work will be with these kids. After a few Conversation Classes, I already felt how […]

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Campaign Launch: Skilling the Mentors

  From training youth, to training the trainers!   We’re happy to announce the launch of our Fundraising Campaign for “Skilling the Mentors” for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on November 29, 2015. Over the past few years, ETASHA has availed the fundraising platform offered by Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (ADHM) to provide huge benefits in skilling underprivileged youth. Last […]

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The Preparation Begins

By Sanchari Bose & Umesh Kumar   These last few weeks have been very interesting and full of fun. As the students are nearing the placement sessions, preparation for the interviews have begun. Our primary effort has been to enable them to become street smart and help them tackle interview questions which may prove to […]

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Getting The Basics Right

  By Sanchari Bose & Umesh Kumar It is no new revelation that it is wonderful to work at ETASHA. What makes spending time there even more special are its trainees; their enthusiasm to learn new things which motivate us to give our 100 per cent each week. Upon completing our classroom-style Maths sessions, we […]

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ETASHA Stories: Sushma

By Natalija Zdešar Sushma is a lovely young girl who recently started to build her life for real. She comes from a family of seven members in Gurgaon. Her father worked in the army and is retired now and her mother is a housewife. She has an elder brother and a sister, both are married. […]

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