Nanjundaswamy, as a Telemarketer in RKR Developers, Bengaluru
I believe it is the timely training and the job assistance given by CHIBU-LRC which is responsible for my success today." says Nanjundaswamy
"I am 23-years-old. I live with my father Boriah. He is 45 years of age and is a daily wage labourer. My mother Sakamma is also a daily wage worker. She is 40. We live at Kumbargundi circle in Srirangapattana Taluk, of Mandya district in Karnataka." says Najundaswamy.
He continues, "I am visually impaired since birth. As I had no vision I was not able to get any job which was of interest to me. I have completed Diploma in Computer science. It was at this time while I was searching for a job, I learnt about CHIBU-LRC (Cheshire Homes India, Bengaluru - Livelihood Resource Centre). It was my friend who told me about CHIBU. I went and registered myself at their office. The LRC team was very supportive. They helped me to analyze my skills. They suggested that I undergo a 3 month IT (Information Technology) training as I was interested in computer related jobs. The 3 month training also updated my knowledge in various aspects of life skills, mock interview sessions, grooming, and resume preparation".
"At the end of my 3 month training with CHIBU LRC I was sent for an interview with RKR Developers whose office is located in HSR Layout, in Bangalore city. I was successful in my interview. Eventually I got selected for the post of a Domestic voice process – Telemarketer in RKR Groups. My initial salary was Rs.10000/- per month. After the probation period my they inform that my salary will be revised. I believe it is the timely training and the job assistance given by CHIBU-LRC which is responsible for my success today. Their training sessions gave me the confidence to learn, update my knowledge, and acquire more skills. Thank you CHIBU-LRC Team! " ends Nanundaswamy.
LRCs are part of the A2L (Access to Livelihood) project initiated by Leonard Cheshire Disability. LCD is a well known all over the world for its work among the people with disabilities. Their LRCs train, counsel, and guide, their candidates with disability and help them get placements in mainstream industries. Accenture Foundation provides them with the necessary support and finances. LRCs are making their presence felt not only in India but Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, the Philippines and in South Africa.