Pearl Academy-SETU Collaboration, A Boon To The Underprivileged Women
Kaveree Bamzai, Editor, India Today Group was the chief guest at the event.
With the aim to empower women and enhance their ability to earn better livelihood, Pearl Academy in collaboration with SETU Foundation completed its 3 month certificate program to train 23 students in design, pattern making and construction skills. A convocation ceremony to award the winners and certificates to all participants was organized today at Pearl Academy’s Noida campus.
As a part of its CSR initiative, Pearl joined hands with SETU Foundation, a Noida based NGO working for education and employability of under-privileged and disabled people. Pearl provided specialized and skill based training to two women trainers who in turn operated on ‘train the trainer’ model to impart skills to 23 women from SETU in three months course. The top 3 performing students - Tabasum Salmani, Sunita Singh and Rambha were felicitated with trophies and certificates were awarded to all participants.
Kaveree Bamzai, Editor, India Today Group was the chief guest at the event. Students’ creations which were displayed through ramp walk were very well received and applauded by the audience.
Commenting on the initiative, Nandita Abraham, CEO, Pearl Academy said: “it is a very satisfying feeling to see women empowered with life skills through one of our initiatives. Pearl has always believed in bringing lasting and impactful changes in the society. I am thrilled to be part of this noble cause that will contribute to make life sustainable for these women. Today I take this opportunity to thank SETU for partnering with us in imparting skill-based learning that promotes equality in society. My heartiest congratulations to all the students.”
Ravi Kaul, Director, SETU, said: “The experience of working with Pearl Academy has been very satisfying. We are committed to empower the underprivileged and promote skill development among them. I believe, by empowering women we will be able to contribute towards the upliftment of the economically weaker sections of the society. The certification course from Pearl Academy is a great opportunity for women to learn life skills. I thank Pearl Academy for this valuable collaboration.”
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