Youth empowerment is a process where children and young people are encouraged to take charge of their lives. They do this by addressing their situation and then take action in order to improve their access to resources and transform their consciousness through their beliefs, values, and attitudes.
SOVA engages in empowering the youth and adolescents in developing their capacities to manage their own lives, helps them to develop a sense of belongingness, manage conflict situations, solve their problems and so more so to march towards a better life; a healthy and dignified life. SOVA imparts Life Skill Education to adolescents, holds Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health Camps.
In addition to the above, SOVA imparts vocational education and takes necessary steps for post-training rehabilitation. Vocational training include different trades which have potential for gainful employment, either wage-based or self-employment.
- Second Chance Camps
- Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health
- Adolescent Girls Meet
- Leadership Development
As a mandate SOVA imparts vocational training to unemployed youths in different trades across its area of operation. By the end of 31st March 2017, SOVA has imparted such training to approximately 500 youths. A part of the youth such trained are physically handicapped. The trades include mobile repairing, computer application, type and shorthand, tailoring/ dress designing, appliqué, bamboo craft, terracotta etc.
Training on General Duty Assistant/ Patient Care Assistant
It is a felt need that the health sector is in need of technically qualified personnel to assist the medicos-/ the Para-medicos to perform their duties and send home the affected persons well in health condition. Be it in private or in governmental health service institutions, there is a huge need of technically trained persons who can assist in general duties or in patient care.