Action For Development Of Demos (ADD) is an organization that works with poor and needy people in select pockets in state of Bihar. ADD adopts a holistic development approach to support less privileged families. Its programmes are designed keeping in mind overall upliftment of the poor.
ADD’s activities are largely education and health focused. ADD conducts the following activities:
Education: ADD supports children in the age group of 6-14 years old by reimbursing their education expenses for a year. Vocational training on subjects like tailoring, embroidery, handicrafts are provided to women with the objective of making them financially independent. Training in skills required to run a Self-Help Group (SHG) is organized as well. Basic computer training courses are conducted for the underprivileged.
Health Camps: Regular health camps are organized throughout the year across Bihar with concentration in the four districts as stated above. Free medical aid is provided to encourage people to undergo medical examinations. Post-natal health care and nutrition support is provided to mothers as well as their new born children in rural areas.
Workshops & Awareness Programmes: Awareness drives on issues like HIV/AIDS, gender sensitivity, human rights, child labour, micro insurance, conservation of natural resources etc., are frequently held during the year. Workshops on handicrafts and other forms of arts are conducted to encourage people to participate and identify their hidden potential.
ADD is registered with various organisations such as Credibility Alliance, Give India, God Parents, Global Giving USA & supported by Life Insurance Corporation of India, Bihar Social Welfare Board, Ministry of Forest & Environment & Government of India.
Income Rs25 lac
Expense Rs25 lac
Source : Audit Report 2014
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