12th May 2023, India: LENOVO, one of the leading global tech giants, as a part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) for the fiscal 2023 –2024 partners with Anudip Foundation for economic empowerment of people with disabilities from low-income communities of Bangalore, Karnataka by training them in new-age skills for digital employment.
With this new strategic alliance, Anudip through its unique technology driven program SAVE (Specially-Abled-Vocational-Education) will train 30 unemployed differently-abled youth aged between 18-35 years with a 50% placement mandate in its first phase of the partnership. Designed to develop the digital cognitive capacity of young people with disabilities, the training curriculum will offer career aspirants a choice of functional proficiency in digital literacy, hardware networking, chip-level repairing, financial literacy, English, Interview Skills, and workplace readiness to help them secure sustainable mainstream careers and economic empowerment.
Commenting on the scope of impact, Somsuvro Chatterjee, Chief Learning and Impact Officer, Anudip Foundation, noted “We are proud to be associated with an organization that is focusing on enabling persons with disabilities to live a life of dignity and financial independence. In a world that can sometimes be very insensitive with anyone who is differently abled, this initiative is extremely welcome. Anudip will ensure that this sees the success that we are aiming for.”