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Testimonials

  • Sister Mercy-Principle
    - Sister Mercy-Principle, Madonna College

    Year by year, I see a lot of improvement in our speech and hearing-impaired students, with Youth4Jobs support. They give technical training which leads to holistic development and stand on their own feet in this highly competitive society. I am happy to state more than 80 graduates have got jobs with their support.

  • *Samar
    - *Samar, HSBC who spent time with Naveen, his mentee

    Saathe introduced me to a completely new world. Even though I was the mentor,I felt my mentee became my mentor and taught me valuable lessons – moving ahead towards goals despite any challenge. Some events in your life leave a deep impact on the mind. This initiative with Youth4Jobs is one such.

  • Sneha Chaudhary
    - Sneha Chaudhary, Corporate finance- Godrej Agrovet

    There is a need for a conscious effort to include more persons with disabilities in our work environment. 

  • Lyagala Bangaru
    - Lyagala Bangaru, 10th class student - G. H.S for Blind girls, Hyderabad

    With the support of Youth4jobs, I am learning Computers with Screen Reader Software and English at the school. I am taking music lessons. I have improved my self-confidence and for the first time in my life I also got chance to learn and perform song at a program. I feel happy because I have a lot of stories to share with my parents and siblings

  • B. Jagdeesh
    - B. Jagdeesh, IAS, DM, Udipi district

    This is a unique special initiative of Youth4Jobs. I want all my departments and local companies to work with Youth4Jobs in ensuring all disabled youth get livelihoods.

  • Janardhan
    - Janardhan, Lakkaramvillage, Utnoormandal, Gram Sarpanch, Adilabad district, Telangana

    Youth with disabilities in our tribal village have no training and don’t know how to find jobs. My dream is for every disabled youth in my mandal to join Youth4Jobs trainings, get jobs be independent, and not depend on their aged parents

  • Mohamed Yassar
    - Mohamed Yassar, Y4J alumni from Solinganallur, Chennai. He was placed at KFC with a salary of Rs.144,000 p.a.

    I have developed a poster for disabled on government benefits and telling other unemployed youth with disabilities about Youth4Jobs and how it supported my life. I would like to work as a volunteer to actively promote Y4J trainings so that others in the village are helped

  • Ramanamma
    - Ramanamma, mother of Karunakar from village Nakkavanipalem in Vishakapatnam district. Testimonial from alumni mother

    Ramanamma, mother of Karunakar from village Nakkavanipalem in Vishakapatnam district. Her son was placed in Cushman & Wakefield and draws Rs.3.8 Lakhs per annum. She says, “Though he is physically challenged, he is mentally capable. He is earnest and hardworking. Y4J gave him, for the first time, a platform to showcase his skills.”

  • Dr.KP Krishnan
    - Dr.KP Krishnan, IAS, Secretary, Skilling & Entrepreneurship, Government of India at the launch of the Study on “Inclusion of PwDs in the BFSI sector.”, Mumbai

    Businesses benefit when they hire youth with disabilities. Banks and financial institutions get a competitive edge when they begin to hire persons with disabilities. The study highlights several inspiring examples. The initiatives under our Ministry emphasise all inclusive skilling of diverse groups like women and, disabilities 

  • Shakuntala D. Gamlin
    - Shakuntala D. Gamlin, IAS, Secretary, Empowerment of Persons with disabilities, at the launch of the BFSI Study ,Mumbai.

    The government has several schemes to support persons with disabilities to be economically independent and have equal access to opportunities. It is good to see companies , banks are coming forward to hire these youth realising their potential.

  • *Eric Falt
    - *Eric Falt, Regional Director, UNESCO New Delhi

    Enabling the participation of persons with disabilities in artistic and cultural life is a key priority for UNESCO. Our collaboration with Youth4Jobs and HSBC to launch the ‘Discovering Ability’ Art Awards builds on our portfolio of disability-focused interventions in India. This includes partnerships with leading cultural institutions to build accessible art galleries; using film to advocate for disability rights; promoting inclusive education for children with disabilities; and helping make libraries and archives disability-friendly. ‘Discovering Ability’ is an important initiative, and signals our commitment to empower persons with disabilities to become both ma”

  • *G. Kishan Reddy
    - *G. Kishan Reddy, Minister of state for Home affairs, at the first Discovering Art awards function.

    Disabled youth are the most needy. I always have supported them in my social activities. This work of Youth4Jobs of giving jobs and helping artists deserves credit. There is so much talent

  • Ms. Padmvati Devi
    - Ms. Padmvati Devi, Principal- G. H.S for Blind girls, Hyderabad

    The computer Education by Youth4Jobs raises our students’ confidence levels. The curriculum Youth4jobs has designed encourages independent learning and experiences. The effort has made our students become better prepared for future education and make them more independent. Thank you Youth4Jobs for making my dreams a reality.

  • Mr B Ravi Prakash Reddy
    - Mr B Ravi Prakash Reddy, General Manager, Andhra Pradesh Disability Corporation

    Youth4Jobs has been able to place effectively people with disabilities in different organisations by linking youth skills and organisation job requirements without compromising the employer’s productivity. This has instilled confidence in people with disabilities that they can also get their aspirational job by acquiring required skills

  • *Temlal
    - *Temlal, from Chattisgarh

    He joined our training in coding and was also coached for the RRBexams. He cleared the exams, much to the delight of his family who had watched him taking and failing the exams repeatedly.

  • Sailesh bhatia
    - Sailesh bhatia, Training head Reliance retail

    It was an emotional experience for me, the workshop has helped me to relearn and understand the challenges of person with disabilities.

  • *Lyagala Bangaru,
    - *Lyagala Bangaru,, 10th class student - G. H.S for Blind girls, Hyderabad

    With the support of Youth4jobs, I am learning Computers with Screen Reader Software and English at the school. I am taking music lessons. I have improved my self-confidence and for the first time in my life I also got chance to learn and perform song at a program. I feel happy because I have a lot of stories to share with my parents and siblings