Presenting the story of Surekha Patil, single women who with the help of Centre for Education and Development Program Trust(CEDP) fulfilled her dream of becoming self reliant.


Hailing from a remote town of Titwala, Surekha Patil a single women living with her parents always wanted to lead an independent life without becoming a burden to anyone. Daughter of a retired police constable, surekha remained unmarried.

In terms of education she is just SSC passed, so for her to search for a well paying job was a tedious task. Lack of proper education and dearth of quality job at her vicinity was a barrier for her in achieving the goal of self sufficient life.

Post the retirement of her father they managed four square meals, but meeting other necessity of life was difficult. Being a woman of aspiration she was always looking for opportunity of upgrading herself to master a skill which would pay her good return.

She came across the CEDP Skill Institute and learnt about different types of courses and result oriented curriculum offered by them.

She made a visit to the head office of CEDP Skill Institute, inquired about the courses which was suitable for her & would help her in earning a respectable job profile and a sufficient pay scale.

The counselors of CEDP Skill Institute guided her and finally she decided that nursing course would be better for her as a career option.

Arranging course fee was an issue for her, but her zeal and determination to do something good for her was at its zenith, than she approached the social wing of CEDP Skill Institute, CEDP Trust landed a helping hand to this lady of self respect and enrolled her for the Nursing course at one of its branch at a subsidized fee.

The in depth knowledge of nursing professional coupled with the hands on training provided by the staff of CEDP Skill Institute helped her to complete the course with flying colors.

She mastered all the traits and etiquettes required to be successful in her career of choice. The Nursing course at CEDP also helped her in inculcating personality development, soft skills, better communication, people welfare, decision making etc.

After successfully completing the course and the mandatory on field training, the HR department of the CEDP Skill Institute arranged a suitable placement for her.

Surekha got a job at Kusum Hospital at Dombivali, earning a decent monthly salary. She does her work with great interest and is satisfied with the development in her life.

More importantly is successful in realizing her dream of a self reliant life.

With the amount she earns she not only takes good care of her but also of the other important needs of the family.

Like Surekha there are many examples who have benefited from the mission of CEDP Trust, i.e to educate, empower and employ those in need.