Vision: an improved quality of life, equity
and equality at all levels in society.
Mission: Facilitating equity, equality and
empowerment through participation at all levels in the development
Services: design and development of communication
material, workshops and training programmes, research and
process documentation, community outreach programmes, networking
and advocacy efforts on rights based issues.
Impact: 5000 children have been reached out
to as part of our development communication initiative and
community development initiative.
History: Began as a performing youth group
in the year 1996, got registered in year 1998 as a non-profit
trust. worked on issues related to gender, child rights, life
skills with adolescent girls and youth for development. currently,
nodal organization for kalyan childline. also implementing
the child domestic work project in thane corporation. the
organization is also registered under FCRA and holds the 80G.
. Our belief in a rights based, participatory and process
. Our work with the poorest of the poor
. Linkages of groups with government departments and networks
. Participation of community groups in implementation of schemes
. Participation of community groups in formulating new proposal
for their area
. Capacity building of community based groups, voluntary organisations
and government departments.
. Development of facilitation material on gender, life skills,
reproductive rights, documentary films on issues of children
. Motivating people especially youth and adolescents from
different sectors to participatory social development processes
What is it that you exactly do for a beneficiary?:
let's use the old chinese proverb: "if you give a man
a fish, he'll survive for a day. teach him how to fish and
he will survive a lifetime."
How can you work with others? :
- WITH NGOS: partnerships through workshops and design
of communication material for thier project interventions.
- WITH SCHOOLS: workshops with teachers, children and parent
- WITH ROTARIES: collaboration as a funding partner in supporting
communication for development initiatives with adolescent
girls and children
- WITH GOVT: partnerships through traning programmes and design
and development of area and issue specific communication material.
- WITH CORPORATES: we would be interested in a partnership/collaboration
that enables us to support the capacity building program and
audio visual resource unit of our organization .
Yearly Budget: Rs. 26 lakhs
Revenue Sources: Save the Children, Canada, UNFPA, Ministry
of Social Justice and Empowerment, Water Supply and Sanitation
full time: 20
part time: 5
Donations-in-kind: see below
Jobs Available: no
Donation possibilities: as a group experimenting and exploring
various formsof media with community groups, the organization
will welcome contributions in terms of strengthening our audio-visual
resource unit. books and publications specific to development
communication, dvd players, films on development, projectors,space
for group discussions are a few examples of contributions.
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