Educational and Development Initiatives (EDI)
A thriving future for rural women through vocational skills training in sewing, computers and hospitality.
Work and Achievements
The Kamalini project for training needy women is one of the ways that Educational & Development Initiatives (EDI) is helping to educate persons and to serve the poor, promoting volunteering among youth and working professionals. With aims of values formation in youth and service to the poor, EDI projects have reached thousands of persons through educational, personal development and service projects run in the national capital region, Mumbai, West Bengal, Gujurat, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. EDI promotes socio-economic development through education and vocational skills training for those who lack opportunities, complemented by personal attention and holistic formation. The Kamalini Sohna Road campus will continue the livelihood skills training of underprivileged women that EDI has been promoting since 1995. The project includes an academic block, a hostel for students from remote areas, and an in-house training conference block for short-term seminars. Educational & Development Initiatives projects foster in youth spirit of leadership and service through visits and interaction with the needy, elderly and sick. Parents have organized family development case-study courses, and health care professionals awareness project.
Fund Utilisation Statement
Equipping, installing and running the Kamalini vocational training facility on the Sohna Road to support outreach and livelihood training for underprivileged women and their families.