Sarvodaya Youth Organisation (SYO) with the financial assistance of USHA International Ltd. is promoting the Silai School programme in Telangana State. This programme is primarily aimed at economic empowerment of rural poor women having entrepreneurial abilities by imparting sewing skills. SYO have been implementing the Silai School with financial collaborations since 2011 onwards. The Silai program has enabled the poor women to emerge as successful entrepreneurs. A silai school teacher is earning an average income of Rs. 2500-3000/- per month from tuition fees & stitching of clothes.

The amount donated will be used to set up and run an Usha Silai School in a rural area and includes all expenses that go into training of 1 woman over a period of 9 days. The woman will also be given a Start-up kit consisting of a foot operated Usha Sewing Machine, sewing and stitching syllabus in vernacular, training material, service manual, certificate and an Usha Silai School signage. You can also opt to contribute towards helping out more than one woman. To know more please visit

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Donation In USD

Address : SARVODAYA YOUTH ORGANISATION,#2-5-7, Ramnagar, Opp Head Post Office Lane, Hanumakonda, Telangana, Pin: 506001.
Name of Your Bankers : State Bank of India, FCRA Division, New Delhi 110001
Bank A/c No : 40014835732
IFSC Code : SBIN0000691

Financials (Cost Break up):

The cost of adopting a Silai School is INR 22,000. The cost break up is given below.

Particulars Amount (Rs.)
Start up kit Sewing Machine Cost (Usha Tailor Foot operated machine inclusive of GST) – INR 4,435 Course Booklet – INR 440 Training Recall Booklet – INR 50 School Board – INR 700 Transportation of Sewing Machine/Booklet/Signage – INR 525 6,150
Honorarium for Sewing Trainer / Travel Cost (Trainers & Technician) 1030
Training Material ( Cloth, Scissor etc) 600
Boarding and Lodging (Trainer & Technician) 1,500
Misc. Exp.(Certificate Printing, Inauguration Expenses) 200
Total 9,480
NGO Cost(Monitoring cost for 1st year, Boarding & Lodging of NGO team and women entrepreneurs – inclusive of GST) 9,570
Extended NGO Support Cost for 2nd & 3rd Year 2,950
Grand Total 22,000