Welcome to Prayas JAC Society Contributing to the holistic empowerment of target groups for a hopeful today and brighter tomorrow

Prayas JAC Society (established in 1988), a national level, child, youth and women-centric community-based non-profit service delivery organization, directly accessing marginalized, vulnerable, destitute, deprived, trafficked, run-away and missing children besides the marginalized women, youth and homeless people. Presently, run by +630 professionals, through 252 Projects/Centres/Units, it directly serves day-to-day nearly 40,000 beneficiaries carrying out intensive outreach programs in 10 States/Union Territories, namely, Delhi, Bihar, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana, Jharkhand and Kashmir. Mostly carrying out direct interventions for the children, youth, women, homeless and others in need of care and protection through 38 Homes/Shelters, 06 Helplines (1098) for distressed children, Women Helpline, Crisis Intervention Centre, besides other programs, concerning disaster and issues relating to education, nutrition, health services, vocational training and life-skill, these programs in different parts of the country are being run by Prayas and connected entities.

Established 1988

In a disaster situation that destroyed thousands of families who lost their homes and livelihood.

Among other multi-faceted and specialized activities, the organization is also one of the country’s leading Vocational Training Providers (VTP) which imparts market & local economy driven training, livelihood & placements to more than 15,000 youth at any point of time through Prayas Institute of Economic Empowerment (PIEE). Accredited with the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), an autonomous institution under Ministry of Education, GoI and Jan Shikshan Sansthan (JSS), national level skill development programs aimed to improve the occupational skills and technical knowledge of the non/neo-literates and persons having a rudimentary level of education up to 8th standard and other school drop-outs beyond 8th standard i.e. up to class 12th to raise their efficiency, increase productive ability and enhance their livelihood opportunities under the aegis of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE), Govt. of India & of several Ministries and State Governments.

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Prayas ImpactReal Impact, Measurable Results

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fundraising & donation campaign
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of beneficiaries have increased coping skills
93
of beneficiaries saw an increased income or educational level
83
increased community needs

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