Shakti Shalini - was set up in 1987, with aim to promote gender equality, support survivors of gender/violence and contribute to gender sensitisaiton and awareness. It is a small organisation that works on four main areas, namely – a. Response to Violence (includes socio-legal, counselling assistance and shelter support to survivors ) ; b. Prevention of Violence (includes rigourous outreach, awareness and sensitisation with marginalised communities) ; c. Educational Enhancement (includes ideological mentoring training to interns, volunteers on topics such as consent, violence, equality) ; and d. Darmiyan – an online literature platform.The aim of the proposal is to conduct community outreach work in five urban poor communities of South East Delhi (Nehru Block 7& 10, Jal Vihar, Ghoda Basti and Shri Niwas Puri) to prevent, mitigate and respond to gender and sexual violence in the community. The program prioritises on multi-pronged, direct outreach to community resident to facilitate greater sensitisation, awareness, problem-solving and mobilisation of grassroot leaders, in order to bring about foundational ideological, cultural and discursive change towards gender equality.
The Hope Centre Kashmir started in 2001 they work towards providing assistance to persons including children with disabilities to live independently and with dignity through community based and institution based rehabilitation services in 8 districts of Jammu & Kashmir. The grant will support their work to increase quality of life through home based rehabilitation for 1350 persons, including children with disabilities along with enhancing mobility through provision of assistive devices. Geography: Ganderbal & Kupwara districts of Kashmir.
Shikshasandhan is improving awareness about nutrition in villages in Odisha through home visits and counselling. In addition to organising platforms like Village Health and Nutrition Days, the NGO recruits and trains volunteers who make house visits to spread knowledge on nutrition and diet through their pilot programme named “Nutrition Didi” with the aim of enhancing the nutrition of tribal women and children.
Shishu Sarothi Centre for Rehabilitation & Training for Multiple Disability is aiding 420 children with disabilities to get ready for school, and providing life/livelihood skills to 160 students in Assam (Guwahati). It is also working with schools, teachers, and the industry so that these children become functional members of society.
Sir Syed Trust was established in 2008 in Alwar, Sir Syed Trust aims to collectivise women into 250 functional village level Self Help Groups, across 3000 households in Rudauli block of Ayodhya district along with enhancing productivity of farm based livelihoods to increase household income by 120 days of daily wages which is INR 21,000. Sir Syed Trust intends to make the programme sustainable by collaborating with State Rural Livelihood Mission, encouraging micro enterprises and, setting up one Farmer Producer Organisation..
SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action) is providing psychosocial and mental health support, crisis intervention services, legal aid, referrals for medical and home visits to 1,500 survivors of domestic violence in Dharavi, Govandi, Worli and Santa Cruz in Mumbai. Also raises awareness within the community.
SNEHA, Bellary was established in 2013 and have been involved in working with children, adolescent girls and women from devadasi and Dalit communities. The grant will expand their programme to 40 villages reaching 1250 adolescent girls and 2000 women from the devadasi community.
SPYM is rescuing and rehabilitating at least 6000 children and youth in Delhi, and NCR addicted to drugs through de-addiction services, educational support, and by sheltering them in halfway houses with separate sections for boys and girls. The NGO monitors them for withdrawal symptoms and relapses and assists them for reintegration into society.
Society for Rural and Urban Joint Activities, Nagpur Established in 1998, SRUJAN is a Yavatmal-based NGO working with Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGS) – Kolams in Yavalmal district and Madias in Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra. Their work includes Community based health interventions, Forest rights and responsible governance, Livelihoods through sustainable farming and non-timber forest produce and Education. Our grant will help assist communities in better management of community forests, preparation of Habitat Rights claim for Bhamragarh - in consultation with 108 Gram Sabhas and all the traditional leaders, improving health and nutrition for women and children. Geography: 12 villages of Bhamragarh taluka in Gadchiroli district of Maharashta.