In association with the Tribal Development Project Officer, Shahpur, Thane, the Foundation also trains students from ashram-run schools. Till date, the Naik Foundation has provided IT literacy to around 36,000 + students, some of whom have returned as trainers. For beneficiaries who cannot make it to the centre, the Foundation also provides IT training aboard its Knowledge on Wheels vehicle.
IT Training and Computer Literacy
Vocational TrainingThe Foundation conducts Vocational Workshops in Maharashtra and Gujarat. The duration of these residential workshops depend on the skill set being imparted.
The format of these residential workshops includes skill development depending on the needs of the participants. These workshops include Tailoring, IT and computer training etc. These workshops are conducted at no cost to the participants and certificates are issued on completion.
The Foundation also organizes workshops for teachers, cooks, coordinators etc. A typical module at the workshop for cooks is cooking techniques, hygiene and safety. Another is on proper food storage and handling.
The Foundation also ensures that there is ample time for recreation during the workshops in the form of games, group activities, movie screenings etc.