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  project name ~ KNUC Nurse Training 2010

category ~ Women Empowerment




  Project Name


KNUC Nurse Training 2010



KNUC (Khajurdaha nabnakur United Club)



Women Empowerment






West Bengal

  Budget Approved


Rs 313000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Kathy Smith


San Diego









KNUC provides a 2 year nurse training program for adolescent girls from backward communities. The 1st year is spent on theory and the 2nd year is spent on practicals. At the end of 2 years the girls get placed in hospitals and nursing homes as nurse assistants setting them on a career path which pays them a reasonable salary to help support themselves and their families





1) Achieved 100% placement in the past year 2) The girls are becoming role models in their local communities 3) The girls help with peer sex education 4) Plan for financial sustainability now available





1) Provide 2 year nurse training for adolescent girls 2) Enable 100% placement 3) Empower these girls with valuable skills



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