Region: Asia | Country : India

Executive Summary

Medha is a not-for-profit social enterprise that seeks to improve employment outcomes for youth in under-resourced colleges in India. Medha provides skills training to students in the form of basic information and communications technology (ICT) and digital literacy training, alongside career counseling, support, and workplace exposure. The program is designed to prepare students to secure and excel in their first job. Medha’s training includes 30-60 hours of in-class instruction and activities, and 150 hours of on-the-job training across three advancement programs. The programs include a Career Advancement Bootcamp (CAB), Life-skills Advancement Bootcamp (LAB), and Technical Advancement Bootcamp (TAB). TAB focuses specifically on digital literacy, which includes training in the use of computers, data entry, as well as programs and applications used in the workplace. Medha currently serves six districts in Uttar Pradesh, but has plans for expansion.

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