Lend-A-Hand India

Supporting self-reliance through Project Swadheen

2014 - 2017

Lend-A-Hand India is a non-profit venture launched in 2003 by young professionals based in New York. They focus on issues related to youth and provide vocational training, career development, employment, and entrepreneurial opportunities for young boys and girls. Lend-A-Hand India collaborates with dynamic grassroots non-profit organisations to develop and implement innovative projects. HDF’s grant funding supported ‘Project Swadheen’ (meaning self-reliant in English), a job-programme to improve the quality of secondary school education by providing a life-skills based curriculum.


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