Through a specially adapted coaching program and economic micro-activities developed by the Life Project Centers of the LP4Y association, young volunteers living in conditions of extreme poverty or victims of exclusion carry out a team experiment in creating, developing and managing a business.
The Roquette Foundation for Health supports the Yummy program in the north of Mumbai, India, which takes them from precariousness to the world of business. The Foundation wishes to support whenever possible actions towards the most vulnerable populations, with education on better nutrition. For these 18- to 24-year-olds from the slums of Malvani in Mumbai, it's an open door to a new life.
For eighteen months, they will participate in a learning program that focuses on three areas of action:
- Creation, development and management of a microbusiness.
- Academic upgrading and acquisition of the skills needed for work.
- Personal development.
In the Malvani Life Project Center in Mumbai, young people will participate in two programs for producing nutritious snacks: Yummy Salty and Yummy Sweet. These salty and sweet nutritional snacks will be sold at markets and in companies.
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Created in 1998, the Sport dans la Ville (Sports in the City) association promotes the social and professional insertion of young people from priority neighborhoods by creating sports centers and developing programs focusing on sports that help with their personal development. Sport & Nutrition is the program backed by the Roquette Foundation.
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