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Anudip Foundation is dedicated to creating livelihood opportunities for impoverished people in rural areas and urban slums of India by:

 

  1. Setting up training centers for skilled IT professionals and entrepreneurs

  2. Employing its graduates to offer best in industry IT web services project solutions

  3. Working with employers to develop our graduates resulting in quick placement

  4. Providing financing and high-touch mentoring for graduates who set up IT-enabled businesses in their communities 

Anudip is proud of the twenty-five thousand students who have been trained with 75% placement success since operations began in 2006.  Our graduates have found jobs in government and private sector, set up small businesses, while 500 of them have been employed by our sister company iMerit Technology Services.

 

It is our dream that our integrated model of training, placement, entrepreneurship and project services will become the archetype for international development.

 

Anudip Foundation is a nonprofit company with 80G status in India and 501(c)(3) status in the United States. We gratefully acknowledge the sponsorship of American India Foundation, Sir Dorabji Tata Trust, Tata Consultancy Services, Cisco Systems, Infosys, Accenture, Omidyar Network, Bank of America, Microsoft, Mchael & Susan Dell Foundation, National Skills Development Corporation, Give2Asia, and many individual contributors.

 

According to Professor James Koch:

"What is happening here is a small and quiet revolution of the human spirit and collective agency... people, local governance groups, partners, and inspired leadership with adaptive models of social change combined with imaginative organizations and business models to serve the poorest of the poor."  

- Prof. James Koch, Center for Science, Technology and Society, Santa Clara University.

 

 

 

Anudip's unique approach to creating livelihoods: