F-SKILL Pvt. Ltd. started as a project of HELVETAS Nepal, founded by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) in 2002. The project period lasted till 2006, after which F-SKILL project transformed into F-SKILL Pvt. Ltd.
F-SKILL project was initiated by HELVETAS & SDC in 2002 to scale-up and replicate the short-term, mobile training models tied to employment linkage which proved successful with the SKILL Nepal Project.
With the F-SKILL project , the mobile training...
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Shyam Kumar Shrestha, Participant of Mobile Phone Repairer Training
Case Story of Shyam Kumar Shrestha, Mobile Phone Repairer Training Shyam Kumar Shrestha, a person with disability (PwD), was hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Being a PwD, who has both legs impaired and who can walk only with the help of crutch, he was unable to find any job that was not physical demanding. His family owned a small retail shop, which was also almost closed due to the pandemic. He was looking for skill development opportunity that was disable-friendly. In this context, when he knew about the mobile phone repair training through the municipality office, he registered his interest to participate in it. During trainee selection interview, he showed his interest for participating in the training with clear plan of how he would utilize his skills after completion of the training. He was selected for the training and attended the training seriously. He worked hard to learn the everyday lessons even after training hours and explored more through YouTube. Following his dream, he registered a mobile phone repair shop with the Gokarneshwor Municipality, Ward No. 4 office. However, he is struggling to manage the required tools/equipment and materials for starting up his business. He was expecting some seed money support from UNESCO or other agencies to support his business start-up. He si also considering to take a loan from financial institution, but is not much aware about the process. F-SKILL is coordinating with the Ward Office to support him in coping with this financial crisis for starting his business.
Basanti Tamang a resident of Thakre Rural Municipality of Dhading district is a returnee migrant worker from Lebanon, who worked abroad four and half years as a housemaid in the year 2013. After returning from foreign employment, she did not have any earning job rather than daily household chores, she depended fully on her husband’s
Ms. Ranjita Tamang, also a resident of Thakre Rural Municipality of Dhading district, was one of the participants of beads, pearl and crystal maker training. She returned from Jordan in May 2017 after working for 3 years in garment factory. Before joining the vocational and entrepreneurship development training conducted by F-SKILL, she was seeking for
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VOCATIONAL SKILL TRAINING TO THE MEMBERS OF COVID-19 AFFECTED COMMUNITIES (WITH SUPPORT FROM UNESCO KATHMANDU)
The agreement between UNESCO Kathmandu Office and F-SKILL Pvt. Ltd. was signed to provide sort-term vocational and skill trainings on Furniture Making and Mobile Phone Repairer for 32 vulnerable community members affected by COVID-19, including migrants, women, and other marginalized, socially excluded and disadvantaged group working in the informal sector. The training was conducted from 14 October 2020 to 17 December 2020.
TOT on Psychosocial Counseling and Life Skill
A Two-day Training of Trainers (TOT) on Psychosocial Counselling and Life Skills was successfully completed on 13 and 14 August, 2020. Eighteen Professionals working in a diverse psycho-social support settings participated and actively engaged in this skill enhancement training. The main objectives of the training are to strengthen the knowledge and understanding of psychosocial support for counsellors working in the area of Women Trafficking, and strengthen psychosocial counselling skills for different working settings.
GARMENT FABRICATOR TRAINING FOR POTENTIAL WOMEN MIGRANT WORKERS RESUMES AFTER COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Garment Machine Operator Training for Potential Women Migrant Workers has resumed from 3 February 2021. F-SKILL has been conducting the training since 2012 with support from HELVETAS/Safer Migration (SaMi) Project. The training was stopped due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
VOCATIONAL SKILL AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROJECT CONCLUDED SUCCESSFULLY!
F-SKILL has successfully completed the Vocational Skill and Entrepreneurship Development Training (VSEDT ) funded by UN WOMEN Nepal to 300 returnee women migrant workers from Dhading and Sindhupalchok district. the training was a 3-month training which comprises of vocation skill training, GESI training , Psychosocial support training and Entrepreneurship Development Training.