The Ayauskam (Ayauskam) was set up to help people in vulnerable socio-economic situations, reduce the depleting state of natural resources, assist people in need of medical attention, and improve the overall socio-economic condition of the region. Ayauskam works in areas of community development, clinical and community health, research and training, health and nutrition, livelihood and women empowerment.
Their major interventions are:
The Hunger Project (THP): THP, implemented in nearly 300 villages, was initiated to strengthen elected women’s leadership in Nuapada district of Odisha with the goal of creating an enabling environment to motivate and build capacity of elected women representatives of Panchayati Raj institutions (PRI) and enhance their meaningful participation in local governance. During the year, two block level interface meetings were organized to share the discussion and happenings of block level issues by “ALIBHA” federation. Mobile campaigns are conducted to raise awareness among people about violence against women.
Strengthening Maternal, New-born, Child Health and Nutrition (MNCHN) Services in India: The objective of this project is to build the capacity of frontline health-workers and their supervisors to effectively deliver MNCHN interventions and services, to increase health awareness and promote good governance through strengthening accountability. During the year, MNCHN intervention was initiated in 85 villages in Odisha and targeted 81,750 people.
Strengthening Journalist Knowledge and Exposure to River Pollution Issue: This initiative covers media persons in six important urban location on the bank of Mahanadi and focusses on the urban garbage and sewage menace that is polluting the river to an irrecoverable extent by the day.
Strengthening and promotion of Women Self-help Group: The project aims to saturate districts with viable and self-sustainable WSHGs by involving anchor NGOs / support agencies who shall promote and facilitate credit linkage of these groups with banks, provide continuous handholding support, enable their journey for livelihoods and also take responsibility for loan repayments.
Fellowship with Avantha Foundation: The aim is to generate awareness and reduce child malnutrition through community participation, creation of frontline volunteers in village level to protect children from malnutrition, and strengthening government infrastructure.
Income Rs1 lac
Expense Rs2 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015
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