EP has set up Ajeevika Craft Centres in 10 villages which is a training cum production center where 300 women have been trained. These women stitch for villagers and do job work facilitated by EP. During the year main focus was on skill up-gradation training, streamlining the ACC operations, new product development, quality improvement and reduction in rejection, finishing. The product ranges stands at 40. EP participated in a program organized by the Harvard South Asia Institute and TATA Trust on Rural Craft based Livelihoods and Capacity Building– Social Innovative Fund Program in Ahmedabad. Companies like STYLEM, UL Quality Assurance, and LEVIS donated raw materials to the project for training as well as making products. Women's work is promoted through exhibitions in corporate offices, residential areas, and online portals etc. Products were displayed at Dastkar Jaipur, Goa, Gurgaon, portals like Jabong.com under their social responsibility initiative.
The focus of the sustainable farming is to support farmers in farm porductivity enhancement through scientific farming, farmers training, agriculture value chain development etc.Exposure visits of farmers are organized to Government Veterinary Hospital; modern farm; Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Bawal; State Agriculture Department, Alwar.
As part of crop diversification and to reduce the water consumption in agriculture EP is promoting horticulture farming under the brand name of "Plant a Tree for Life" to improve the income of small farmers in a sustainable manner. 35350 horticulture saplings were distributed to 680 farmers from 60 villages.
Under this program, farmers are trained in scientific dairy farming to improve animal productivity and the training covres topics like animal health, protection from seasonal and contagious diseases, vaccination & immunization, breed improvement, animal nutrition, clean milk production, and Government schemes. Over 5000 farmers are covered under this program and supported through supply of high quality genetic material for breed imporvement, animal nutrition and health services by committed team of Vetrinary doctors, AI technicians and trained pashu shakhi. .
The youth skilling porgram builds up the skill of youths linked to employment by providing training that is designed to cover experiential learning. The program focuses on poverty alleviation by building strong 360-degree life skills, learning and economic foundation for poor in residential "Gurukuls", along with placement assistance. The curriculum includes life skills training, literacy & numeracy and livelihood skill training. Once youth become Gurukul alumni they are further assisted through life/guard which is a combination of alumni service, embassy support service. EP has successfully trained over 3500 students and placed 98% with an average salary of Rs 12,000 per month.