Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF) was set up under the Ministry of Rural Development by the Indian Government as an independent society. BRLF along with Indian Institute of Health Management Research University’s (IIHMRU) CPRL provides a 6 month residential certification course for the tribal communities across the country. As a part of the curriculum, students travel through 10 states which are a part of the Central Indian tribal belt and learn from the leading organizations working to improve and expand the scope of rural livelihood.
This program is a hands-on field based learning system. DEF as the part of the program conducts a two week long, Functional IT skills training workshop of computer & internet basics like online safety and security, online shopping, use of tablets and smartphones in daily life; to educate students on the use of technology in a right & safe way; by making them digitally literate.
Under all verticals BRLF has tried to bring depth into the program and has helped in capacity building. It has resulted in enhanced skills and knowledge of the aspiring tribes by paving a path enabling them to participate in the best possible practices and innovative projects which eventually would lead to a better policy execution.