What we do / Social connect
ACTS 20:35
DRM Social Connect aims to make our society a better place to live by networking with various trusts and NGOs with a similar vision. It functions to support abuse victims by providing them job training and helping them to rise as change agents. The forum also endeavors to provide scholarships for education and financial support for job-oriented training to abused children, children of single parents and to the underprivileged ones.

DRM HOPE Scholarship for the underprivileged and abuse survivors

PURPOSE: DRM Social Connect aims to support the education of the underprivileged, and the abused through DRM HOPE scholarship. This scholarship has been launched to bring about social transformation by supporting the poor, the underprivileged, and abuse survivors through education. Education empowers the future generation to earn his or her livelihood while bringing awareness of their rights and the appropriate social behavior as a citizen of India.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: The eligibility criteria for this scholarship program are listed below and the eligible candidates need to meet at least one of the below-listed criteria.

  • Children of parents who have survived abuse,
  • Child survivors of abuse,
  • Orphans or deserted children with or without guardians.
  • Single parent children with very low income
  • Children with both parents wherein one parent has heavy medical bills/needs.
  • Underprivileged Merit Students
  • The scholarships can also be used to support male/female candidates recovering from abusive relationships that need short-term job-oriented specific training.

PREFERENCES AND SCHOLARSHIP SET UP :
  • Abused children and referrals from DRM’s professional counselors will be given first preference due to their dire needs.
  • The program aims to benefit the most underprivileged or marginalized in India and hence 50% weightage will also be provided for girl children.
  • Caste, religion, state - no bar, eligible candidates from India can apply
  • Various age limits would be considered for the different grades/classes to determine appropriate scholarship support. Professional studies might be considered if the student is excellent in her/his school studies. Years: Creche, LKG, UKG (2-6) , 5-12, 13 to 18, 18-25 (college) There will be no age limit for vocational training.
  • Due to government regulation and tax exemptions, no application for theological studies or any religiously affiliated study programs can be entertained.


FINANCIAL AND SUPPORT CONDITIONS (ALL CONDITIONS APPLY)
  • Annual family income should be less than INR 2 lakhs/annum
  • Salary certificate / declaration is needed
  • Should not receive support for this same course/studies from any other sources (we do not provide partial scholarships)
  • Must comply with the conduction of thorough background check and provide needed information in a timely manner, if selected as a potential awardee. DRM serves the exclusive right to deny if any documents, data or information are insufficient/falsified or if candidate does not meet the eligibility criteria’s set forth in this document.
  • An upper limit will be fixed for each eligible candidate based on his/her specific needs
  • Application for scholarships has to be made within sufficient timeline to allow for the DRM deliberation process, including the payment to the schools prior to school’s deadlines. Last minute requests cannot be entertained.


OUR SELECTION PROCESS:
  • STEP 1: DRM VERIFIES IF APPLICANT MEETS THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA AND CONDITIONS
  • STEP 2: DRM VERIFICATION TEAM SCREENS AND VERIFIES QUALIFIED APPLICANTS BACKGROUND
  • STEP 3: DRM COMMITTEE DECIDES ON THE FUNDING DETAILS – FINAL REVIEW
  • STEP 4: ALL APPLICANTS ARE CONTACTED WITH FINAL DECISION – EMAIL ONLY FOR REJECTED APPLICANTS


UNDER NORMAL CIRCUMSTANCES THIS PROCESS IS EXPECTED TO TAKE 4 WEEKS.
Please fill in the application and upload the following documents: Enrollment Document with full address of the Institution, salary certificates of the parents and Latest mark sheets




DRM Social Connect

OBJECTIVES OF DRM JOB SEEKERS CONNECT The DRM Jobseekers Connect is a non-profit support system, set up with the view to help people find jobs, especially for those who are unable to approach a conventional recruitment firm and for those who need special attention. They could be anyone - Widows/ Single parents / Women who have never worked or have been homemakers for most part of their lives but now need to work; those who are taking up jobs after a break, and those who have lost their jobs because of covid or economic crisis etc.

DRM Jobseekers Website is the professional way to go as it is purely a voluntary support system. Its primary focus is on those who are not in a position to approach a conventional recruitment firm or need special attention because they have lost their jobs.

The DRM social connect team consists of career assistants/mentors/counsellors who will help in uploading CV, fine-tuning CV and in finding jobs etc. The team also has trainers who will offer free training after training need identification. Finally the Social connect team will advise Job seekers to search for suitable job openings and apply directly through DRM site or upload their CV on the DRM site or mail or WhatsApp or call the recruitment team.

THE METHODS DRM EMPLOYS TO OFFER SUPPORT:
  • Job seekers can upload their CVs on the DRM site and DRM recruitment team will assist those who have uploaded to find a job or training or both.
  • CV viewing rights will be given to those recruiters only who are found to be authentic.
  • DRM also will tie up with organizations (corporate and NGOs) and recruitment firms for Job requirements, Vocational training etc.
  • DRM will try to use its members’ employee referral program.
  • DRM team will also search for jobs on other Jobseekers Connects.
  • DRM support team will help in creating a better CV and train them to better approach an interview board.
  • DRM Counselors also will counsel and support those who are depressed because of loss of jobs and other reasons.
  • DRM will periodically arrange training programs for the job seekers.
  • DRM Career Counselors and mentors can support on one-to-one basis.




  • A must read book on marital abuse
    The amount you pay for the book sale will go directly towards abuse victims support. The minimum price is Rs. 300/ You can pay more and buy if you would like to contribute. If anyone is not able to pay, we will send it to you. Please enter your email ID click the “Send Book” button.

    Dr Latha Christie's book " When the Flame Flickers: Emerging from Marital Abuse," deals with the subject of marital abuse in a different and almost interactive way with readers. The stories of the book are at once heart wrenching and inspiring.The mandate of this book is to help battered wives in unbearably abusive marriages to put a halt to their descent into the bottomless abyss that life has drawn them into; and realize there is a way up, out and onward, thus empowering them. Above all, the book provides the path to healing after abuse and taking charge of one's future.

    For Scholarship needs please fill in the form.





    To ask for free copy


    To ask for free copy