We empower youth with the domain and life skills, workplace experience and certifications, required to get good livelihood opportunities, earn decent incomes and uplift their families.
We reach out to youth using various tools of mobilisation like door to door contact, focus group interactions, night meetings with community, meeting with parents, advertising on social media, and engaging volunteers to highlight SEDI activities, courses and career opportunities.
We scan local industries and find out the skills needed in each area - upgrading syllabus accordingly, and ensuring our graduates find jobs in local and regional businesses.
We provide students with a mix of practical and theoretical trade skills, develop industry appropriate behaviour, along with all important soft and life skills, computer literacy, functional English – continually upgrading curriculum to meet the latest industry needs.
We facilitate on-the-job training and workplace experience to expose students to the realities of the workplace and prepare them for employment.
We provide counselling and career guidance to help young people make the right decisions for a secure, prosperous future based on their needs and wants.
Something radical is happening in Inaj village in Veraval, Gir Somnath District. 15 young girls have become the primary breadwinners of their families, having trained in Electronics at SEDI - securing lucrative jobs as Assembly Operators and transforming ingrained perceptions about what women can do. And it is all because of Kiran Ram, who withstood family and community pressure to pursue a dream.Know More
Mobilisation of rural youth for skill training program has always been a challenge. Traditional mindsets, youth aspirations, and an unwillingness to migrate to other towns/cities often stand in the way of youth enrolment. But with 33 institutes and having successfully trained over 60,000 youth...Know More
ACF’s Skilling Institutes (SEDI) has embraced entrepreneurship with full force and is now offering a full-fledged course to train both existing and future entrepreneurs. Leading the effort is Mahendra Patel, Senior Program Coordinator (SEDI) who has helped develop the entrepreneurship unit into a stand-alone course that is being piloted across 4 locations.Know More