Arpan Samaj Utthan Samiti (ARPAN) was formed to serve rural people of villages nearby Lailunga block of Raigarh district, Chhattisgarh. NGO offers basic services like education, health and employment.
ARPAN looks after rural education, rural health, self-employment and agriculture and environment. ARPAN is currently working on various projects for the development:
Vivekanad Rural Education Mission Children living in Jhagarpur tribal village of Lailunga block are getting education free of cost. Presently, 42 children are enrolled and get quality education.
Arogyam Rural Health Mission ARHM provides health care services to rural areas of Lailunga Block. ARPAN has launched Arogya Rath- mobile health care services, opening of Arogya Clinic in rural areas and Arogya Camps for free regular check-ups, yoga camps and awareness camps. Total 356 villagers benefited from Arogya Rath in one month form Feb to Mar, 2012.
Grihalakshmi This project was started in 2011 for women empowerment and self- employment. Training was provided to 52 womens for Anganwadi workers, self-help groups and other rural womens. Training for making jelly, juice, jam, murabba and pickels were provided and also were trained preserve for long time. Womens were encouraged to start home based business and become self-dependant.
Prithvi Project was initiated for medicinal farming, alternative farming in waste land, low cost-more yield farming. Farmers were motivated for advanced medicinal and horticultural agriculture practice. Medicinal and horticulture plants were distributed free to 25 farmers from each village. Total 700 medicinal and horticultural plants were distributed viz. Giloy, Ghritkumari, Sarpagandha, Shatavari, Aam (Dashari), Papita (100 each)
ARPAN needs assistance in monetary terms and volunteers for providing these services to more villages.
Income Rs4 lac
Expense Rs4 lac
Source : Audit Report 2012
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