Skilling transgenders for better life Vayati, a pilot project initiated by the NGO, imparts basic training in computer skills and data entry for transgenders and the LGBT community that enables them to lead a dignified living.

Bengaluru-based NGO Solidarity Foundation has begun organised training for transgenders and LGBT community members.
Bengaluru-based NGO Solidarity Foundation has begun organised training for transgenders and LGBT community members.

Transgenders are often prey to subjugation and denigration across the country.

Although a few have made it to public spheres, even they are looked at with disdain.

“I wanted to work outside our community as our work involves begging and sex work most of the time,” said Supriya, a transgender from Bengaluru.

City-based NGO Solidarity Foundation has begun organised training for transgenders and LGBT community members, besides offering placement services.

For more details, read: Deccan Herald

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