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The India section of the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. is responsible for studying the conditions for women and girls in India, identifying urgent needs and opportunities and determining the role of the YWCA in India. In addition, they support the National Committee of the YWCA of India in its development. Reports from YWCA of the U.S.A. secretaries in India describe the development of their work, the conditions in their community of work and possible future needs.
Correspondence with Jean Begg, General Secretary of the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon in Calcutta. The long cooperation between the YWCA of the U.S.A. and the Y.W.C.A. of India, Burma and Ceylon involves exchanges of training, visiting secretaries and financial support. Correspondence between Ms. Begg and the Foreign Division of the YWCA of the U.S.A. concern requests from India for financial support, and travel arrangements for visiting secretaries.
Interior and exterior photographs of young women's Christian association buildings in India.
Photographs of young women's Christian association programs for youth in India. Programs include, nursery and preschool programs that provide care and education to young people while their mothers work and meal programs that provide necessary nutrition to those in need. Photographs include images of children in nursery care programs, village chilldren, supplemental nutrition programs and children enjoying play.
Photographs of young women's Christian association classes in India. The YWCA offers classes in literacy, crafts and vocational skills. These classes help empower women and train them in skills that may lead to better work and opportunities. Images feature students and instructors engaged in classroom activities.
Photographs depicting religious and social customs in India.
Recreation, education and physical education are an important part of young women's Christian associations around the world. These images from India show women and girls participating in hikes, gym class, sports and social dances. Several photographs show a meeting between an American YWCA staff member and university students visiting India from. Additional photographs feature members of the Y-Teen program in India.
Girls Town is a home for homeless girls run by the YWCA of Madras, India. The home provides the girls with shelter, lessons and meals. Photographs show the daily activities of the girls in the home such as gardening, meals, prayers, chores and their daily walk to school. Additional photographs include images of potential new arrivals.
Group photographs from young women's Christian associations in India. Photographs include images of conferences, meetings and programs.
Young women's Christian associations in India provide job skills training, materials and guidance to empower women to be able to earn their own money and participate in a trade. Most of the photographs show women engaged in weaving or textile craft and one photograph shows young women in the Employment Bureau at the YWCA in Bombay, India.
The Young Women's Christian Association Women's Technical Training Institute offers young women career oriented courses and skills training. Courses such as secretarial skills, medical laboratory, beauty, cosmetology and electronics prepare women for careers in their selected area. Photographs show women in classes and practicing their skills as well as exterior shots of the school building.
The YWCA School of Social work in New Delhi offers graduate courses in social work to men and women in India. The school, partly funded by the YWCA of the USA Round-the-World Reconstruction Fund, prepares students for field work and practice. Photographs show students studying, participating in classes and practicing field work.
The National Student YWCA summer project in India is a program offering participants the opportunity to meet and participate in seminars and discussions with Indian students. The seminar explores the social, political, cultural, religious and educational climate in India. Program outlines and reports summarize and assess the project and outline the proposed schedule. Additional documents include completed application packets, project evaluations, project proposals, papers and reports.