Kashyap Divya Jyoti Sewa Society (KDJSS) has been established with the target of achieving holistic development of Dumardiha, a tribal village located in Sonebhadra district in Uttar Pradesh. KDJSS has adopted the Dumardiha village and neighbouring villages in Dudhi taluka. Its vision is to make sustainable efforts in areas of education, livelihood, health, youth, women and community empowerment, while also promoting literacy among villagers.
The main activities are as follows :
Education: KDJSS has trained over 360 children between the age group of 3 to 6 years in computer education across their nine Balwadi centres. The organisation also conducts education related awareness programs through which they aim to reduce the number of drop-out children. Regular parent meetings are conducted for follow ups. KDJSS distributes educational materials to children studying at these centres. Children from these balwadi centres are nominated for primary education in government schools. Free coaching is provided to over 250 poor students. During the year various recreational activities like art and essay competitions, picnic, cultural program, Vadviwad competition and anti-liquor program were conducted.
Forest Department Program/ Sustainable Development: KDJSS trains many villagers & farmers on agricultural areas like rain harvesting, growing of vegetables, fruit plantation, knitting, weaving and medicinal plants. This is mainly done to increase awareness levels among the beneficiaries. In addition, it also trains rural youth for the manufacture of Agarbatti’s in Rantola, Dudhi block.
Health Care: KDJSS conducts awareness & training programs on various issues like Tuberculosis (TB), diabetes, DOTS, malaria, HIV/AIDS, immunizations, family planning, health & hygiene. Over 750 people benefited from these programs during the year. KDJSS’ ‘Axshya Project’ provides medicines and creates awareness among patients suffering from TB. Public awareness on TB is done through community meetings, household visits, rallies and wall paintings.
Others: Several other activities are conducted round the year like distribution of clothes, Soyabari packing, Pooja batti and basket making by training Self Help Groups. Major festivals are celebrated with enthusiasm at all centres.
KDJSS has been receiving CSR support from Hindalco Jan Seva Trust (since FY13), Aditya Birla Chemicals Pvt Ltd and Hi Tech Carbon.
Income Rs9 lac
Expense Rs8 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015
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