Announcing the 2014 Class of Dell Scholars
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today announced its 11th class of Dell Scholars, providing 300 students with the chance to obtain a college degree. The program offers resources and mentoring, in addition to financial assistance, to ensure low-income, at-risk students have the comprehensive support needed to successfully earn a bachelor’s degree.
Anudip recieves grant to expand IT-based vocational training
Anudip Foundation, an Indian skills development nonprofit, today announced a grant of INR 10 million, from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, a charitable foundation focused on improving the lives of impoverished children in the United States, South Africa and India. Over the next two years, the grant will help towards Anudip’s information technology-based vocational training, and cover 7,000 marginalized urban youth in Eastern India. Anudip will deploy the grant to offset its students’ training and placement costs, thereby enabling more urban youth to participate in India’s knowledge economy.
LabourNet announces equity investment from Acumen and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation to enable livelihoods for informal sector workers
LabourNet received an equity investment from Acumen and the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation. LabourNet is a leader in the private vocational training & education sector in India, enabling livelihoods via work-integrated job training for informal sector workers in trades such as construction, manufacturing, leather, and beauty among others.