NBJK emerged as a consistent voluntary organization to implement various programs on the issues of Education, Health-Hygiene-Environment-
Disabilities, Socio-Economic & Livelihood Development, Advocacy and Support to Small
Initiatives in Bihar & Jharkhand. It also completed 49 successful years in the
development sector expanding its works in over 40 districts, starting from 1971 from a small village Bahera.
i) Education: In Jharkhand, 45-85% girls dropout of school due to poverty, resulting in early marriage. NBJK runs 6 high schools, 12 primary schools, 10 Coaching centers, one Orphanage. They sponsor the fees, books and uniforms of ~ 400 secondary school girls. In exchange, the NGO takes a written bond from the parents not to marry their daughters before completion of Std X examination. This has improved the retention rate in schools by 94%.
ii) Health: Eyesight of 85% visually impaired people can be restored with a simple cataract surgery. 7% Indian population suffers from mental disorder of which 90% remain untreated. NBJK runs 2 eye hospitals and is working with 30,000+ persons with disabilities. They provide free/subsidized surgeries/treatments, training, education and support to them.
iii) Livelihood: 80% Jharkhand's population is dependent on agriculture, but only 8% of Net Sown Area is irrigated. Only 4% are employed in the industrial sector. NBJK runs Vocational Training Centers (5,000+ trained yearly), provides credit support to Self-Help Groups (10,000 women) and advocates improved agricultural practices (2,500 families) & water management (10,000 farmers).
Income Rs28 cr
Expense Rs24 cr
Source : Audit Report 2021
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