Arunodaya Shikshan Samiti (ASS) has been engaged in education and cultural activities with a view to eradicate poverty, illiteracy, ignorance and backwardness in the community. The organization aims to empower the economically weaker and socially marginalized section of society through their capacity building.
Main Interventions are:
Community Health: ASS organizes health Checkup Camps by teams of specialist Doctors comprising of Physicians, Dentists, ENT, Gynaecologists Dieticians, Nutritionists and Ophthalmologists. This team carries out vision test, oral hygiene, dental test and also renders advice about weight loss and gain. Family planning camps are organized to empower parents of its benefits. Along with Kidscan, an NGO, ASS promotes awareness campaign of cancer in children.
Education/Literacy Program: With a view to reconstruct society into an organized one, ASS tackles issues like education, being provided in the form of Non-formal education, especially to girls and women residing in the slums of village in Chhattisgarh. ASS believes in the principle of Right to Education for All. They provide education through Balvatika, where more than 25 teachers and volunteers assist in the project. Rehabilitation Program for child labor has been taken as priority by ASS sensitizing their guardians to enroll them towards education. Measures have also been taken to reduce the problem of child labor.
Vocational Training & Skill Development Program: This Program is for the unmarried illiterate poor girls who do not have any means to survive. They are trained in Hand embroidery and provided work. The Vocational training project has 70 women and 50 girls are regulars working in the manufacturing unit with each girl earning between Rs.2500-Rs3000 per month. 75 girls are trained at a time and after training they start working from home.
Other Programs: ASS also organizes other programs like consumer awareness camp, legal awareness camp, tree plantation at revolutionary level, micro finance and environment sustainability by educating people in natural resource management.
Income Rs46 lac
Expense Rs46 lac
Source : Audit Report 2016
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