Projects - Urban

Vocational Skills Development (VSD)

The IsFon Skill-Based Vocational Training Program continues to be the most sought-after course, due to its inclusiveness and holistic development.

VSD Objectives:

  • To provide vocational training in employable skills to women and youth with a particular focus on school dropouts and housewives from financially challenged communities
  • To also provide soft skills training in Personality Development and Spoken English making the aspirants more employable
  • To assist with employment and placements
  • To create forward and backward linkages

Holistic development through :

  • Life skills and values
  • Soft skills training programs
  • Practical oriented training
  • Spoken English
  • One-on-One mentoring
  • Course based Internships
  • Exposure visits
  • Support for placements
  • Pick up and drop facility
Team Animators

The dedicated team of animators who mobilize aspirants

Spoken English Class

Heena Maheshwari conducting Spoken English Class for aspirants of the Beautician Course

CCIT Course

Beena Rajiv conducting Spoken English Class for the CCIT Course

Professional Beautician Course being conducted by
Ms. Priya Bhalerao

Students train in Professional Beautician Practice & Art of Mehendi
with spoken English (5 months)

Diploma in Information Technology
Class in Progress

Information Technology

Successfully trained students of the Certificate Course in
Information Technology with Typing and Spoken English (5 months)

Beautician Course

Placements In Renowned Pune City Parlours

  • HousejoyTM
  • UrbanClap
  • Florence
  • Face to Face
  • 7th Heaven
  • Glam N Glitz
  • My Glamm

Job Oriented Courses

A Look at our Courses
Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing 2 years Conducted with Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON)
Banking and Finance 2 months Conducted in collaboration with Edubridge
Diploma in Optometry 2 years Conducted in collaboration with and at KK Eye Institute
BPO Course N/A Conducted by ISFON
Business Correspondent & Facilitator Course (BCF) 1 month Conducted by ISFON
BSC Optometry 3 years Laxmi College of Optometry
Service Based Training Programs

Banking and Finance Course being conducted in collaboration with Edubridge at IsFon

Service Based Training Programs

A young IsFon sponsored student screens a patient for an Optometry Test

Service Based Training Programs

Aspirants of various batches enrolled at IsFon

Service Based Training Programs

Students sponsored by IsFon pursuing
Post Basic B.Sc. Nursing from
Symbiosis College of Nursing

Soft Skills Training

On the eve of World Mental Health Year, Bapu Trust for Mind Discourse & Health conducted training program for 75 aspirants on body and mind

Soft Skills Training

Dr. Nishreen Saif, a renowned psychologist seen training young aspirants in Counselling & Personality Development

Soft Skills Training

Leading industry experts in the field of Soft Skills and Personality Development share their knowledge with IsFon aspirants enrolled under the various vocational courses at regular intervals. During each course, they contribute to the holistic approach and grooming of the aspirants.

Health Talks as well as Marketing & Packaging, are additional programs included in the soft skills training programs.

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Mahila Melawa

All the beneficiaries associated with ISFON gather annually at a specially organised event. At this informal forum they have the opportunity to directly meet and greet the Ishanya Foundation Team, its Founder Trustee Mrs.Parul S.Mehta and IsFon’s many well-wishers. During the event, aspirants who have moved into the job market share their stories of placements and speak about the benefits of employability.

Mahila Melawa

Chief Guests Mrs. R. Sriraman &
Mrs. M. Banerjee award certificates to the winners

Mahila Melawa

Certificate distribution to the winners of Best Dance and
MIME Performance

Mahila Melawa

Dance performance at the event

Mentoring at Ishanya Foundation Mentorship

Be an Angel

Aspirants who join ISFON vocational courses to enhance their livelihood skills face many day-to-day challenges. They need continuous encouragement, inspiration and motivation to complete their chosen course, secure placements and adapt to their new working environments. Through Be an Angel mentorship program, 'Angels' give their valuable time to continuously engage and mentor aspirants on their journey from enrolling in courses and completing them, to becoming financially independent.

The program has seen immense success thanks to the mentorship received from DFPCL employees’ spouses and other generous individuals.

Sujata Deshmukh

Sujata Deshmukh provides moral support to aspirant

Namita Pal

Namita Pal motivating an aspirant

Trupti Mahale

Trupti Mahale inspiration aspirant

Aparna Mahesh mentoring an aspirant

Karuna Venkat mentors an aspirant

Certificate Course in Information Technology (CCIT)

Beneficiaries of the Certificate Course in Information Technology (CCIT) our most cutting-edge and market-relevant initiative yet, have been placed with some of the country’s leading organizations.

Notable Placements in:

Reliance 4G

Fortune Infotech

Euphoria Technologies

Bajaj Finserv

Art Work Media

Verv Consultants

Bajaj Allianz