Livelihood is a broad sociological term that is present in the concept of social justice, where culture and identity form the basis. Livelihood is dependent upon the landscape and ecology. It relates to community and property rights indicating dignity, control, empowerment, and sustainability apart from income generation. To make a livelihood in society, it is important to have certain skills based on which a person earns.
Livelihood skills refer to capabilities, resources, and opportunities that are helpful for pursuing individual and household economic goals. In other words, it basically means income generation. Livelihood skills include technical and vocational abilities (carpentry, sewing, computer programing, etc.); skills for seeking jobs, such as interviewing strategies; and business management, entrepreneurial, and money management skills.
Livelihood contributes to:
Through livelihood programs, Lovely Foundation Mohali connects the unemployed or underemployed youth belonging to disadvantaged groups & communities in different sectors with a large potential. The aim is to increase employability. Stress is laid on updating, upgrading and mainstreaming the youth of the country that lacks requisite qualifications.