Education is the trump card.
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To evolve models of meaningful, relevant & holistic education for communities that currently have limited access, specifically women, youth and adolescents.
Over the next 5 years, we aim to train 5,000 youth and women to be self-aware and access sustainable livelihood opportunities
“Education is freedom" - Paulo Freire
At 25%, the female labour force participation rate in India is one of the lowest in the world. The percentage of women entrepreneurs is an abysmal 14% and in the next generation, 45% young women are not in education, employment or training. We believe that education and economic empowerment hold the key to improving the quality of life of women in India.
Entrepreneurship Training with incubation support
Technical Training with placement assistance.
Leadership Training for women wanting to step into or move ahead in the workforce.
Online & Blended Learning Platform with content & UI customized exclusively for women with limited literacy.
Among women from low-income households, 85 % have not gone to college & more than
50 % have not completed grade 10. Our focus is on them.
Youth & Adolescents
India's growth story hinges on its large youth population, with 65% of Indians being under 35 years old.
But only 5% of these youth are formally skilled and more than half of youth will leave secondary school without acquiring the skills needed for a decent job. They are also aware of just 7 out of the 250 career pathways available. Additionally, they are unable to access relevant employment opportunities with 90% of colleges not having fully functioning placement cells.
Future Skills Training
Career Guidance & Mentoring
Placement Linked Training
We are happy to support organisations in designing, planning & implementing their education and skill development programs.
Marketing & Communications
Proposal & Report Writing
External & Internal Communications
Training of Trainers
Team Upskilling & Retreats
Travel Exposure Workshops
Who We Are
Having worked together in the development space as a team for the last many years, we decided to start up an initiative to deepen our work in education for the under-served communities. And as we do that - we hope to build an organisation that reflects the values that we three share - Joy, Excellence and Generosity. Ikka Learning is a platform for this endeavour.
Meet the Team