To enhance the socio-economic status of young, underprivileged women by empowering them with self-confidence and the required skills to enable them to become independent and contribute to family and society.
Provide required skills through vocational training in non-traditional areas of employment.
Facilitate holistic development and enhance employability by imparting life-skill training.
Provide the necessary resources and infrastructure to ensure the training provided is relevant and impactful.
Create avenues for employment by increasing awareness about ANEW and its programs amongst prospective employers.
Start life ANEW
ANEW offers FREE training and placements to economically challenged women in the following areas:
IT Skills for Hearing Impaired
Vision Care Technician
Value-added courses in the areas of Dot Net, E-Publishing and Hardware & Maintenance, was started on a trial basis.
Mrs Lakshmi Kumar, our founding President, was awarded “Outstanding Woman of the Year” Awardby Inner Wheel Club of Madras Cosmo.
ANEW was awarded the ‘Award of Citation – Trans Ally of the Year‘ (2016-2017) by Born2Win Social Welfare Trust.
Mr Basil Sellers visited ANEW in April.
ANEW’s Alumni Award winners for 2017 – Kavitha, Usha, Vembarasi&SallyaBeevi.
ANEW is 20! ANEW celebrated its journey of 20 years on 25th May.
Mr.MuthukrishnanRamalingam, a hearing-impaired artist, is to impart life-skills for hearing impaired trainees.
R. Revathi,our driving course’s alumna, won Brand Avatar’s ‘Homepreneur Award’ (Category – Breaking Stereotypes).
ANEW began the third batch of its Out-Reach program for Hearing Impaired students at Presidency College.
A coffee-table book, ‘ANEW – Imparting Skills, Impacting Lives’, documenting ANEW’s 20 year journey was put together & released by Mr. Basil Sellers.
‘The ANEW Journey’, an animation film on ANEW, was created as a campaign tool.
ANEW was invited to Singapore to make a presentation at a seminar about “Women’s Welfare in India” by STA Travels.
ANEW’s Alumni Award winners for 2016 – Chamundeswari, Nirmala Devi and Gomathi.
Ms. Vinodini, President, and Dr. Annalakshmi, Treasurer, ANEW, were awarded as ‘Women Achievers’ as part of women’s day celebration sponsored by 8 clubs of Rotary.
ANEW organized a ‘Buddy Program’ which connected trainees with successful corporate women.
ANEW was featured on Thanthi TV.
ANEW started a new course in Child Care.
A Life-Skills & Management consultant, Mr. Freddy Paulose, conducts life skills training
ANEW began the second batch of its Out-Reach program for Hearing Impaired students at Presidency College.
Certification ceremony for the 252 candidates of the Pre-college Summer Program.
Recruitment and Induction Program for our Home Nursing trainees by Tatva Home Health Care.
ANEW awarded 2nd place for Dasra’s Girl Power Award – category Employability, held at the
Bombay Stock Exchange.
Life Skills and Spoken English certification for 24 trainees by Dr. Ambuja.
TB Day – Home Nursing Staff and Trainees took part in a Rally.
The BRISC-CARR Group’s ‘Compelling Customer Service Online Training’ program – a self-paced
interactive online learning experience – conducted for a batch of ANEW trainees.
AZAD FOUNDATION, a Delhi based Non-Profit Organization, stopped by at ANEW as a part of
their “Learning Journey”.
Y M Deosthale, CMD, L & T Finance Holdings and Arun Ramnathan, retd. IAS, Chairman Equitas
were the chief guests for our Car Driving Certification.
The Inner Wheel Club of Madras – Central, conducted an Awareness program on Rubella
Introduction of “The Nightingale Pledge” for our Home-Nursing Assistants after successful
completion of the 6 months training at ANEW.
Chennai Volunteers conducted conversational English training for a few of ANEW’s computer
Certification for the home-management trainees – Helping Hands – a program jointly conducted
by ANEW and Guild of Service, Chennai.