Anurag Society

Adult Ministries

Sewing and Tailoring Training

This is a one-year program for girls who have at least a 10th grade education. The Indian Department of Labor has recognized this as a certified vocational training program, which means students follow a government syllabus to earn a certificate which is recognized across India.  The age of the typical student ranges from 15 to 26.

After finishing the course and passing exams, they are able to get jobs in this industry or enter an accelerated specialized programs like embroidery or commercial knitting at Anurag. 

Adult Literacy Program

The illiteracy rate in India for adult women is close to 50%. Any woman from the community who is illiterate or those who have had very little schooling can enroll in Anurag’s Adult Literacy program. 

Many women in this program are mothers and grandmothers of kids at Anurag. Parents of Anurag children have to sign forms or fill out other information, like sign for the quarterly personal care packages from the day care or after-school programs. Many are not literate; they can’t even sign their own names. It then becomes mandatory for these parents and guardians enroll in the adult literacy program. 

Computer Courses

Student can enroll in computer classes that familiarize them with basic computer skills in using MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint and learn how to navigate the world wide web.