Roof Master Training, Creating Opportunities for Rural youth State- Maharashtra Name- Ravindra
Roof Master Training Programme (RMTP) is a unique programme initiated by Everest Foundation in 2014. The programme is not only helping marginal construction workers acquire new skill sets but also extending the ‘hand-holding-support’ to develop them as rural entrepreneurs by helping them open Micro Enterprises to provide services for roof sheet installation, structural fabrication and sell roofing products too. Being run as Roof Entrepreneurs Development Programme, it identifies potential candidates for 3-month training and entrepreneurship aspiration mapping. Till date over 800 people have been trained as Roof Masters.
Ravindra, a resident of Koshimbe in Nashik, Maharashtra is one such beneficiary. He joined the DEDP programme
After five months, rejoiced Ravindra said, “I am now the owner of a small shop. From a sales revenue of Rs.20,000 in the first month, my monthly revenue has reached nearly Rs. 1 lakh. My target is to double it in the next two years