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HSBC – Swades Partnership

HSBC and Swades Foundation have forged a five-year INR 50 crore partnership that will directly skill over 30,000 disadvantaged youth across the country and indirectly impact and inspire many others. A key component of this programme is the multi-stakeholder engagement in project review and selection...

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Eligibility Criteria for NGOs

For 2016, the programme has ear-marked INR 8 crore to be disbursed as grants to NGOs for projects that skill youth and link them with employment or entrepreneurship opportunities. To be eligible for the grant, the NGO must be a registered entity with a valid FCRA registration...

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Programme Advisory Committee

An Advisory Committee has been formed comprising of eminent corporate leaders and sector experts which will approve the most promising projects and provide key insight to the programme on an annual basis...


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HSBC Skills for Life

HSBC Skills for Life is a five year INR 100 crore commitment by HSBC India that will focus on employment and entrepreneurship-linked skill development of disadvantaged youth, upskilling of teachers and educators, and women’s empowerment through financial education and livelihood enhancement.

Under the umbrella of this programme, the Bank and Swades Foundation have forged a five-year INR 50 crore partnership that will directly skill many thousand disadvantaged youth across the country and indirectly impact and inspire many others.

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