Objective of Finishing Schools
Develop employability skills of high school children
Orient them to choose the right vocation that suits their aptitude, personality, interests and talents
Initiate self-learning and problem solving
Develop a long-term vision of transformation for themselves, their families and communities
- English communication
- Science and Technology with science labs and robotics
- Computer basic and advanced programs with NIIT certification
- Life skills
- Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English for grades X and XII
- Aptitude Tests and Aptitude Mapping
- Professional qualifying exams like CET, COMEDK, etc.
Internships are provided to children who are interested in specific domains.
The children are exposed to various work/skill domains such as Banking, Retail, Hospitality, Accounting, Engineering, Development, Education, HR and Management through workshops, industry visits and internships.
The children are assisted for higher studies through educational loans, scholarships and sponsorships.
Children above 18 years of age, who are willing to work or start a business, are placed in companies of interest.
Children are also oriented on social issues through relevant films and documentaries regularly.
Outcome & Achievements
75 children have been through the Finishing School Program.
30 children are currently in Higher Secondary at reputed colleges such as Christ College, CMRIT College, Dayanand Sagar College and St. Joseph’s College.
7 children are completing their graduation with educational loans.
One child has completed Engineering after being selected through CET. She has won a scholarship. Three other children are pursuing Engineering.
Several others are pursuing B Com, BA, BBA in Hospitality Management and Paramedical Services.
Most of the older students volunteer in various capacities, teaching their juniors, surveying, documentation, etc., which demonstrates their will to give back to society.
Some students have been employed by Samridhdhi Trust itself while some have been placed in part-time and full-time jobs.