Sajag Foundation NGO (Sajag) focuses on solving social issues related to education, health, environment and domestic violence. They implement their programmes through their Samajik Suvidha Kendra (Centre), awareness camps and activities on education and health that they conduct with children, women and senior citizens from underprivileged sections of society. They also want to promote quality education for marginalised children.
Their activities in 2011-12 were as follows:
Samajik Suvidha Kendra (SSK): The SSK was set up for the benefit of underprivileged people and provides a number of activities for their benefit. Their free coaching centre provides coaching for school-going underprivileged children to help them with their studies. The organisation also runs a recreation centre for senior citizens. Monthly get-togethers are organised for them and they are also provided with facilities like newspapers and indoor games. Sajag also helps them with information related to Senior Citizen Pension Schemes instituted by the Government of Delhi.
Legal advice and information: Sajag has been providing free legal advice and information about domestic violence to underprivileged women from the Scheduled Caste community.
Food and nutrition information: The organisation provides free food and nutrition advice to women and children for the betterment of their health.
Introduction and awareness of Government schemes: Sajag updates people about various schemes benefiting underprivileged women, widows, the elderly and the destitute and helps them in completing formalities required to avail of these schemes.
Environment: The organisation celebrated the eve of Gandhi Jayanti with a plantation and awareness drive in a Government school. Staff members of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi were also involved in the event.
Hawan and Plantation on Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti: ‘Hawan’ (ritual fire) was traditionally regarded as a good device for environmental purification. Sajag organised five hawans for the benefit of the environment and also tried to inculcate values of civic responsibility amongst those who participated.
Income Rs7 lac
Expense Rs7 lac
Source : Audit Report 2013
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