Human Welfare Association was established to empower handloom sari weavers, provide a livelihood to rural women, campaign against child labour/child trafficking, promotion of basic education, child rights, health and hygiene. They work to empower marginalized sections of rural society for sustainable development for an improved quality of living.
Some of their 2012-13 activities were as follows:
Education to Sustainability: The organisation’s goal is to impart qualitative education to children through 10 educational centres and livelihood opportunities to the community of 76 villages in Uttar Pradesh. Currently, 1,500 children receive educational assistance and 1,500 youth receive technical and employment skills. In addition, 30 rural communities who have become active on the promotion of social forestry in 10 villages, and 2,000 people from the rural population have been linked to employment schemes.
Support Education Centres: Five support education centres have been created to support the above educational institutions by providing technical knowledge and depth in Science, English, and Maths to the students.
International Anti-Child Labour Day: They organised open discussions and meetings with children and community participants to express views regarding child labour. They interacted with various electronic and print media to raise their voice on child literacy and education.
Installation of Bio gas plants: A total of 12 bio gas plants have been constructed to provide community support by providing farmers in 12 villages with functioning and sufficient fuel for cooking twice a day for at least 15 members of their family, to live a pollution-free life without residue and other biomasses from wormy compost.
Income Rs1 cr
Expense Rs1 cr
Source : Audit Report 2013
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