International Award for Young People Orientation workshop @ Govt. Afetr Care home, Vellore
After Care Organisations are meant for providing services for children who are discharged form the Children Homes / Special Homes and could not be restored to their family for various reasons. Two After Care Organizations are functioning for boys at Athur in Chengalpattu (Kanchipuram District) and Madurai. One After Care Organization is functioning at Vellore for women. Job oriented vocational training and skill development programme are imparted to inmates in these Homes.
In addition the Bala Vihar, Chennai (a Non-Governmental Organization) is supported by the Government for running a shelter home with vocationl training exclusively or mentally challenged adult girls.
The International Award for Young People (IAYP) is the most adaptable and successful youth empowerment program. It has no religious, political or strategic affiliations. IAYP have an established capacity for identifying hard issues and challenges associated with youth. Our framework is used by schools, youth organisations, community groups, correctional services, employers and government departments nationwide. Around the world, more than 140 countries use this model for positive youth empowerment. IAYP draw together and connect people, institutions and generations with the common purpose of youth development and inclusion. IAYP is the Programme of choice for over 11 million people in the world today.
We have organized Award orientation workshop at Government’s After Care Home at Vellore. Mr.Bivujit Mukkoty, Programme Manager of International Award for Young People – India has been facilitated along with our catalyst and Executive Director Mr.Dinesh Gajendran.