Odisha-based Sisu Vikas Samiti (SVS) was formed in 1984. The NGOs mission is to support poor, abandoned and neglected children in areas of education, healthcare and to find a home and family for children who are orphans. Its aim is to create a social environment for the promotion of adoption. SVS works in mainly 3 blocks which are Baripada block, Kuliana block and Bangriposi block and sub served areas under the Baripada Municipality in Odisha.
SVS’s main activities are:
Education SVS supports school going children as well as irregular school going children and non-starters with the objective of reducing the dropout rate. Its focus is on empowering the girl child by sponsoring their education. SVS provided books & educational materials like school bags, erasers, pens, geometry boxes, pencil boxes, note books, scale etc to 93 girls in one school in Baripada block under Baripada Muncipality and 2 schools in Jaleswar block of Balasore district in FY16. Besides this, they have formed educational committees in every village consisting of two representatives from Self Help groups and individuals interested in education. SVS also rescues child labour and takes care of their food, accommodation, clothing, educational and medical expenses. Besides this they organise picnic, outings, annual sports meet and celebrate festivals.
SVS is actively advocating with the National Human rights commission and National Commission for Protection of Child’s rights. In its In Country Adoption program too it is working on rescuing, providing intensive health care for babies and finding a family for them.
Income Rs2 lac
Expense Rs2 lac
Source : Audit Report 2016
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