Shiv Shiva (Sneh) Sanstha is an NGO working for the welfare of backward people in rural Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh. It works in areas like education, health, women empowerment, environment, disaster management & others.
Their activities include:
Primary Education Program: Primary education program (Sahaj Vidya Kendra) runs for the poor children of the rural area. Volunteers of the society list poor and needy children and provided them with educational materials.
Vocational training Program: Sneh Sanstha provides vocational training to villagers to create employment opportunities for them. Some of the programs include computer training, awareness training camp for rural workers and formation of Self-help groups. In FY16, around 350 people benefited from these training programs.
Awareness campaign: With help from National Association for Ecological Concern, villagers were made aware about the protection of the environment by planting different types of herbal and fruit plants in different regions. Anti-pollution campaigns are organized to create awareness among villagers. During the year, the organization organized solar energy awareness campaign, where villagers were made aware about the use of solar energy. In addition, the organization also organizes various health camps, where villagers are informed about different types of diseases, its causes and was are also given prescription & medicines. The NGO also organises Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Awareness campaigns in which social activists and representatives of reputed NGO’s are given information on CSR of companies.
Other Programs: The NGO is part of lot of small programs in the rural area of Ghazipur. These include organizing cultural programs, helping self-help group to access micro-finance, workshop on women rights, women & child development, human rights awareness, yoga & naturopathy campaign, consumer awareness, agriculture & rural development, welfare of child labour, blanket distribution to rural people and others, and several other similar activities.