Selvam is a 20 year old young man with a hearing impairment from Mandaveli, Chennai. Selvam completed SSLC in 2014.
His father is a private employee and his mother, a home maker. Selvam has one elder brother who works for a private organization and one younger brother who is still attending school.
Selvam is the only differently abled child in his family. He wasn’t interested in pursuing his higher education and wanted to find employment instead.
Three months back he walked into HELP Trust for job. The Trust talked Salvem through the process, and he then immediately joined the ITES/Retail course. He successfully completed his 45 days training course and during that time he was a regular attendee to the class and didn’t take very much time off.
After completing his training, Salvem attended an interview with Big Bazar and was selected as a Team Member.
Salvem is happy that he can now provide for himself and is earning his own salary.